IntroDUCKtion news and events
IntroDUCKtion news and events
IntroDUCKtion Quick Quack
Friday, July 10, 2020
FLOCK INFO
  • 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.
  • This week, your flock be discussing the theme of resiliency. SOSers will share their personal experiences and campus resources related to wellness, stress management, and mental health.
  • 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.
FACULTY PERSPECTIVES
This week’s faculty perspectives mock class sessions will take place on Thursday, July 16. Sign up required; click on the topic title to register. You can also revisit last week's sessions on YouTube.
  • Engage with world-renowned UO researchers to explore the Impact of COVID-19 on local and global communities at 10:30 a.m. PDT.
  • Join faculty working to understand and address social inequities and to create paths for community change in the session on Anti-racism and Black Lives Matter at noon PDT.
  • Understanding and addressing climate change is crucial to protecting our shared future. UO faculty share their work on the Environment and Climate Change at 1:30 p.m. PDT.
  • Meet with UO writers, artists, performers, and scholars working to understand humanistic endeavors and how these impact our world in the Engaged Humanities at 3:00 p.m. PDT.
  • Study start-ups and business models to generate bold answers for some of society's hardest questions in an exploration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at 4:30 p.m. PDT.
INTEREST SESSIONS
This week's Interest Sessions will be held Friday, July 17. 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.
JUST FOR FUN
  • The UO Student Recreation Center is hosting an F45 group class for IntroDUCKtion students Saturday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m. PDT. This is a cardio based workout, requiring no equipment, so just grab some water and get ready to move! Zoom password is 573281.
  • The Craft Center's upcoming Zoom workshops include Junk Drawer Jewelry, Twig Furniture, and Monoprinting at Home. Student price is $5; sign-up required.
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