Comets Discuss

Comets Discuss

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Our hosts speak to UT Dallas faculty and staff about current events and issues.

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The Challenges LGBTQ+ Students Face During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The Psychology of Prejudice
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Salena Brody, senior lecturer in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, to discuss the psychology of prejudice. **NOTES** UTD Departments Offer Anti-Racism Resources https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/13198/utd-departments-offer-anti-racism-resources/ Dr. Salena Brody  https://bbs.utdallas.edu/faculty/detail.php5?i=2020 UT Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences  https://bbs.utdallas.edu/ Here's a list of readings that Salena thought might be helpful to listeners at this moment: ·         “A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of the Civil Rights Movement,” by Jeanne Theoharis ·         “A People's History of the United States,” by Howard Zinn ·         “Between the World and Me,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates ·         “Eloquent Rage,” by Brittany Cooper ·         “How to be an Antiracist,” by Ibram X. Kendi   ·         “I am not your Negro,” by James Baldwin ·         “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America,” by Ibram X. Kendi   ·         “Stamped:  Racism, Anti-Racism, and You,” by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi   ·         “Strangers from a different shore,” by Ronald Takaki   ·         “The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism,” by Audre Lorde ·         “When they call you a terrorist: A Black Lives Matter memoir,” by Asha Bandele and Patrisse Cullors UT Dallas Professor Holds Shoe Box Graduation Ceremony for Seniors  https://www.fox4news.com/video/685783
18:43
June 30, 2020
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Gig Economy and Small Businesses
Danyelle speaks with Paul Nichols BA’95, MBA’98, executive director of the Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at UT Dallas and faculty member in the Naveen Jindal School of Management. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 information webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship https://innovation.utdallas.edu/ Naveen Jindal School of Management https://jindal.utdallas.edu/ Community Impact-Richardson story, featuring Paul Nichols https://communityimpact.com/dallas-fort-worth/richardson/coronavirus/2020/04/20/richardson-businesses-find-ways-to-survive-under-covid-19-restrictions/ The Institute’s COVID-19 Small Business Resource Page https://innovation.utdallas.edu/covid-19-small-business-resource-page/
19:46
May 29, 2020
The Challenges LGBTQ+ Students Face During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Matt Winser-Johns, assistant director of LGBTQ+ programs in the Galerstein Gender Center at UT Dallas. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage www.utdallas.edu/coronavirus COVID-19 Related Resources from the Galerstein Gender Center https://www.utdallas.edu/gendercenter/covid-19-resources/ Human Rights Campaign Glossary of Terms https://www.hrc.org/resources/glossary-of-terms The Trevor Project https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
13:36
May 27, 2020
Staying Physically and Emotionally Healthy During a Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Taylor Tran, a registered dietitian and employee wellness program manager at UT Dallas. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage http://www.utdallas.edu/coronavirus UT System’s Living Well Program https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/human-resources/current-employees/wellness/resources/living-well UT Dallas UREC’s Group Fitness Classes https://www.utdallas.edu/urec/fitness/groupx/ Self-Care Tips for Comets https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/12683/self-care-tips-for-comets/ Maintaining Health and Physical Fitness at Home https://utdallas.edu/magazine/12956/maintaining-health-and-physical-fitness-at-home/
11:45
May 15, 2020
UT Dallas Alumna Talks Teaching During COVID-19
Danyelle speaks with Samantha Serio BS’18, a UTeach Dallas alumna who has found new ways to teach mathematics to her high school students during the COVID-19 pandemic. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage http://www.utdallas.edu/coronavirus UTeach Dallas https://www.utdallas.edu/uteach/
13:06
May 8, 2020
The Good and the Bad of Social Media During COVID-19
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Janet Johnson, lecturer in the UT Dallas School of Arts and Humanities. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage  http://www.utdallas.edu/coronavirus Dr. Janet Johnson drjanetjohnson.com @janetnews on Twitter Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Advice for the Public: Myth Busters https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters School of Arts and Humanities Virtual Events Calendar https://www.utdallas.edu/ah/events/virtual-events.html
15:52
April 30, 2020
Adapting to Working From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Doug Kiel, professor of public and nonprofit management in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 Information Webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Dr. Doug Kiel profiles.utdallas.edu/lowell.kiel personal.utdallas.edu/~dkiel/ Dallas Business Journal: COVID-19 is changing business — and that could mean new work-from-home efforts when offices reopen, feat. Dr. Doug Kiel www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/202…-from-home.html EPPS Public and Nonprofit Management Program epps.utdallas.edu/about/programs/p…ofit-management/ EPPS Facebook www.facebook.com/UTDEPPS EPPS Instagram www.instagram.com/utdepps EPPS Twitter twitter.com/UTDEPPS
18:17
April 22, 2020
The Tools and Tech That Teachers Are Turning to During COVID-19
Danyelle speaks with Katie Donaldson, master teacher and an assistant director of UTeach Dallas. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 information webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Katie Donaldson utdallas.edu/uteach/about/faculty-and-staff/ UTeach Dallas utdallas.edu/uteach/
17:27
April 20, 2020
Maintaining Mental Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Kimberly Burdine, licensed psychologist and assistant director of the UT Dallas Student Counseling Center. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 information webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Dr. Kim Burdine https://utdallas.edu/counseling/staff/ Student Counseling Center https://utdallas.edu/counseling/ Student Counseling Center YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr1UdPVS5ZbWmEJZqhyxauA?app=desktop Student Counseling Center Instagram https://www.instagram.com/utdcounseling/   Dr. Burdine wanted to shout out those working across campus to provide resources and programming. Here’s a sampling: University Recreation https://www.facebook.com/UTDUREC https://twitter.com/UTDUREC https://www.instagram.com/UTDUREC/ Galerstein Gender Center https://www.facebook.com/GGCatUTDallas/ https://www.instagram.com/UTD_Gender_Center/ https://twitter.com/UTDGGC International Center https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCES9tUazzGfrZlruMzue5DA Multicultural Center https://www.facebook.com/utdallasmc/ https://www.instagram.com/utdallasmc/ https://twitter.com/utdallasmc
16:30
April 15, 2020
The Lessons Hospitals Are Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Danyelle speaks with Dr. Britt Berrett PhD’09, director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. **NOTES** UT Dallas COVID-19 information webpage utdallas.edu/coronavirus Dr. Britt Berrett (PhD’09) https://jindal.utdallas.edu/faculty/britt-berrett Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management https://jindal.utdallas.edu/centers-of-excellence/healthcare/ Business of Healthcare Podcast https://jindal.utdallas.edu/blog/author/business-of-healthcare-podcast On Twitter https://twitter.com/UTDHealthcare Dr. Howard Dover https://jindal.utdallas.edu/faculty/howard-dover Operations/Supply Chain Management Programs https://jindal.utdallas.edu/operations-scm-programs/ Naveen Jindal School of Management Dean Hasan Pirkul https://jindal.utdallas.edu/faculty/hasan-pirkul MS Healthcare Leadership and Management for Professionals https://utdhealthcare.pro/ MS Healthcare Leadership and Management for Physicians  https://www.utdallas.edu/apl/
19:44
April 7, 2020