Dr. Matthew Gillispie has been awarded a five year personnel preparation grant from through the US Department of Education: Office of Special Education Programs. His grant, Culturally-Responsive Early Literacy Instruction: American Indian/Alaskan Native will begin in January, 2014 and is in collaboration with the Little Nations Academic Center at Haskell Indian Nations University, Prairie Band Potawatomi Early Childhood Education Center, and the Royal Valley School District. The grant will fund 4 prerequisite Native American scholars and 4 graduate Native American scholars to study speech-language pathology. Over the course of the grant he will fund 16 scholars.
- October 20, 2016KU lecture to imagine ‘journey out of the racial divide’
Pursuing Elusive Equity in Higher Education
Talk by Professor Jennifer Hamer
Tuesday, March 28 | 7:30 p.m.
The Commons, Spooner Hall
1450 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS
Building KU CommUnity Potluck
Thursday, March 30 | 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Ecumenical Campus Ministries
1204 Oread Lawrence, KS
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Supporting Native Students in Higher Education
Lunch & Learn with Dr. Adrienne Keene
Friday, March 31 | Noon - 1 p.m.
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Brent Learned Event
Friday, March 31 | 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
825 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS
Information about the artist and gallery
KU Powwow and Indigenous Culture Festival
Saturday, April 1 | Noon - 10 p.m.
Lied Center of Kansas
Free and open to the public
Panel discussion and screening of "The Minority Experience During World War I" from PBS American Experience series The Great War
Wednesday, April 5 | 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
The Commons, Spooner Hall, University of Kansas
Co-sponsored by European Studies, the CLAS Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Office of First-Year Experience, Indigenous Studies, and the Watkins Museum of History
11th Annual AIHREA O.N.E. Pow Wow
Friday, May 5 | Grand Entry 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 6 | Grand Entry 1 p.m.
Johnson County Community College Gymnasium
Overland Park, KS
Haskell Commencement Pow Wow
May 19-20 | Times TBD
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