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Kathy Schneider

Schneider Disability Issues Forum

Renowned authors and experts come to campus each year to address accessibility issues for people living with disabilities. The event was established by Dr. Katherine Schneider, UW-Eau Claire psychologist emerita and author, who has been blind since birth. Presentations are free and open to the public, close-captioned for the hearing impaired and interpreted for the deaf.




Ann Devroy

Ann Devroy Memorial Forum

Celebrating the life of Blugold alumna and legendary White House reporter Ann Devroy, the annual forum brings award-winning journalists to campus to discuss events of the day with students and community. A fellowship and internship opportunity with The Washington Post is associated with this event, established by Devroy's family. Visit the Communication and Journalism website to learn more.



Martin Mogensen

The Martin Mogensen Education Lecture Series

This lecture series and teacher education outreach was established by the family of Martin Mogensen '52, a teacher and principal who became one of the first victims of a school shooting in the U.S. The series and a student scholarship celebrate Mogensen's life's work an the field of education. Get details about the 2017 Martin Mogensen Education Lecture, "'Hip-Hop, Hip Hope': The (R)Evolution of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy."




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Jillian Weise
   

Permission and Provocation

Presented by Jillian Weise, national author, speaker, performance artist and disability rights activist

2017 Schneider Disability Issues Forum
Thursday, Oct. 26, 5 p.m.
Centennial Hall Room 1415

UW-Eau Claire

More details coming soon!