IntroDUCKtion news and events
IntroDUCKtion news and events
IntroDUCKtion Quick Quack
Sunday, July 26, 2020
  • This week, you'll be discussing how to prepare for your academic advising session with your flock. SOSers will go over the necessary steps you must take before your advising session and how to navigate our Canvas site.
  • All flock meetings are mandatory and your SOSers want to see you each week! If you don't attend all your flock meetings, you will not be cleared for academic advising and course registration. Please text your SOSer if you need to change your flock time or make up a flock that you have missed.
  • Follow these instructions to get started with Zoom for your flock meetings.
  • The IntroDUCKtion and Academic Advising community site is now live. Log on to complete your reflections for both Faculty Perspectives and Interest Sessions, and complete your First-Year Academic Advising Prep Module. You must claim your Duck ID to access the site.
This week’s faculty perspectives mock class sessions will take place on Thursday, July 30. Sign up required; click on the topic title to register. You can also revisit last week's sessions on YouTube but we encourage you to attend live so you can ask questions and interact with faculty. Remember that you can earn a free course credit if you attend 20 talks and submit the required reflections.
  • UO President and Professor of Law Michael Schill will be discussing the impact of COVID-19 on local and global communities at 10:30 a.m. PDT.
  • Join law professor Michelle McKinley in the session on Anti-Racism at noon PDT.
  • Dave Sutherland from earth sciences will share his work on icebergs as a sign of climate change in the Environment and Climate Change session at 1:30 p.m. PDT.
  • East Asian languages and literature professor Alisa Freedmen will discuss what you learn about global communication and cultural literacy from the emojis on your phone in her Engaged Humanities presentation at 3:00 p.m. PDT.
  • What is cryptocurrency and why do we need it? Finance professor Stephen McKeon will explore these questions in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship session at 4:30 p.m. PDT.
This week's Interest Sessions will be held Friday, July 31. All sessions are open to students, parents, and families. Sign up required; click on the topic title to register. Revisit last week's topics on YouTube.
  • Tutoring and Academic Engagement will cover degrees at UO, how academic advising works, and opportunities for support in their session, 10:30–11:30 a.m. PDT.
  • The Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence staff will present on CMAE resources, advising, and ways CMAE can help you create a campus success team, 12:30-1:15 p.m. PDT.
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships will discuss financial aid action items and timelines, maintaining eligibility, special circumstances, and how to apply for scholarships for future years in their session Understanding Financial Aid and Scholarships, 5:00–5:45 p.m. PDT.
  • Join the Rec Saturday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. PDT for a look at the Webfoot Strength and Conditioning program. For the Zoom version of Webfoot, we'll just be using our bodyweight and maybe something to jump over. Zoom password is 573281.
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