Weekly Event Roundup with Campus Living & Residential Education
Happy Monday! Here's what's happening on-campus, in the residence halls, and virtually this week. Looking forward to see you there!
Campus Living & Residential Education

Monday, October 12

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Stock Market Review with Professor Lake
Monday, October 12  |  6:30 PM EDT - 7:30 PM EDT
The global financial markets are impacted by what’s happening in the world. COVID-19 has accelerated some trends that were already in place, for example a further shift toward e-commerce like Amazon, and created the demand for different ways to continue doing business, think virtual everything. Bring your questions and ideas and let’s chat. 

Tuesday, October 13

Weekly Success Workshops and Study Hall
Weekly Success Workshops and Study Hall
Tuesday, October 13  |  5:30 PM EDT - 7:00 PM EDT
Join The Office for Student Success and The Office for Campus Living and Residential Education every Tuesday from 5:30-6:00pm to learn about various topics that will help you reach your academic goals. Following the workshop, stick around for Study Hall. The room will be open and monitored until 7pm! Can't wait to see you! 
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Joyce Karam
A Conversation with White House Correspondent Joyce Karam
Tuesday, October 13  |  7:00 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT
Joyce Karam is White House Correspondent for The National  and shares her expertise in Middle East affairs by teaching about the Arab-Israeli conflict for the Elliott School. Please join us for a friendly conversation with Prof. Karam about what it takes to become a White House Correspondent, what it's like to be in that role these days, and what the election bodes on the international scene!
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Hot Drinks & Hot Topics
Hot Drinks & Hot Topics
Tuesday, October 13  |  7:00 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT
Grab your favorite beverage and come chat about today's hottest topics. There will be suggested topics but the floor will be open to participants to create conversations!
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The Bachelorette Breakdown
The Bachelorette Breakdown
Tuesday, October 13  |  7:00 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT
Join Community Director Marissa Townsend for a pre-epsiode breakdown about this season's best conspiracy theories, drama and favorite moments of The Bachelorette! Will this season be the first to have two Bachelorettes? Who knows but let's find out together. I can't wait to hear your thoughts about what is going to happen...see you there!
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Wednesday, October 14

Careers in Student Affairs Month
Exploring Careers in Student Affairs Administration
Wednesday, October 14  |  8:00 PM EDT - 8:45 PM EDT
Are you thinking about a career in student affairs administration?

Join this panel discussion on the wide variety of careers in student affairs and our personal career experiences.
  • Dr. Ashley Stone has worked in new student orientation programming, multicultural affairs, and service learning and studies the experience of rural students in universities and colleges.
  • Lauren Murphy has worked in Residence Life and education, but in the US and UK, and is interested in understanding higher education from historical points of view.
  • Dr. Rick Jakeman has worked in leadership development and student activities and studies undergraduate students use of alcohol.
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Thursday, October 15

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At Home Workouts with Area Coordinator Marcella
Thursday, October 15  |  9:15 AM EDT - 10:15 AM EDT
Feeling the effects of Covid-19 and need to incorporate some stress relief to jumpstart your day? Join CLRE Area Coordinator Marcella Wong for an at-home workout as she restarts her journey of incorporating wellness back into her life. The sessions are biweekly on Thursdays at 9:15am for 45-mins with a 10 minutes cool down (stretch and yoga) session. All workouts require no equipment (using your body weight) except a yoga mat (for comfort). All levels are welcome (as I will be starting as a beginner myself) and this will be a judgment-free zone.
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Friday, October 16

Bagel & Coffee Socially Distant Outing
Friday, October 16  |  10:00 AM EDT - 11:00 AM EDT
Conclude your week by meeting some new friends for a coffee and bagel outing in the DC neighborhood. We'll visit some coffee shops in the local neighborhood and get off campus for a little bit to enjoy the Fall weather. These visits will also include other staff members from the Division for Student Affairs and our Faculty in Residence program to chat about your semester. This event is hosted by Julian Batts, Area Coordinator for CLRE.

Attendees are responsible their own purchases at the coffee shops. Masks or face coverings are required while maintaining social distancing.
Fattouch salad
Stop buying prepared Middle Eastern dishes. Learn how to make them while discussing vital issues of the day.

In this session, Professor Youmans will teach you how to make FATTOUCH SALAD while giving a lecture about what observers of US politics can learn from the Middle East. Are the two even comparable? What do we see from the histories of polarization, conflict and extremism in both regions? 
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S'mores Fest
Shenkman Hall S'mores Fest
Friday, October 16  |  4:00 PM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT
Shenkman residents: oin us to celebrate the fall weather with s'mores and hot chocolate. This is a great opportunity to get to know your neighbors in Shenkman and share your favorite study tips while enjoying the weather before it gets too chilly outside! This is an RSVP required event so please RSVP via Engage prior to arrival. We hope to see there and as a reminder please adhere to all social distancing guidelines while attending this event.
Note: there is a 25 person maximum in the courtyard at one time
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Saturday, October 17

Arabic Coffee
Arabic Language Cafe
Saturday, October 17  |  1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
Join us at the virtual Arabic Language Cafe on Saturday, October 17 between 1-2 PM for an informal conversation practice in Arabic. All levels are welcome!
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