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Winter 2020 Events

In their own Voices: Iranian Women Bloggers

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library, Quiet Room

University Open Air

We will discuss writings by women in Iran, their common concerns and the importance of writing to project their interests by doing individual and group working. Participants will have a chance to...

Community Development: Fundamental Building Blocks

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library, Meeting Room

University Open Air

Community development is a very important process, as it is related to every aspect of our lives. In this lecture, we will discuss the elements and structure of community development and use...

Bridges to the Future: Creating an Inclusive Society

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

The time of walls has passed! It's time to build bridges. Together we will explore how we can build inclusive civilization where every sentient being is not an other.

Pavel Ilin is a...

Chinese Tea Ceremony

Mon, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Boutros Restaurant

University Open Air

Let's experience the traditional Chinese tea culture, watch the beauty of the tea ceremony, and experience the peace and beauty that the tea ceremony brings us.

Julia Zhu is an educator at...

Storytelling, Creative Fantasy

Mon, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

This course helps students to build their stories from small objects using their memories and their imaginations. It will motivate students to use memory and imagination through games based...

Albania and Italy: A Cultural Intersection

Mon, Feb 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bedford Library, Meeting Room

University Open Air

Italy, a window through the west: The reasons that have always made Italy strongly interested in cultivating and maintaining political and economic relations with Albania, are certainly based on...

ISIS & Spatial Effect: Economic, Social, Urban Dimensions in Iraq

Mon, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Boutros Restaurant

University Open Air

Although stereotypes focus on ISIS as a terror group, the reality of their existence is much more structurally nuanced. It is a product of many different spatial and cultural aspects:...

Beauty and Ugliness: French and Francophone Literature and the Arts

Tue, Feb 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Boutros Restaurant

University Open Air

In this course, students will examine some laudatory and critical devices used in emblematic works to present the concept of beauty and ugliness as it relates to literature and the arts.

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How Secure Is Your Electronic Device?

Wed, Feb 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Boutros Restaurant

University Open Air

This course is designed to understand the electronic security threats we face in our daily lives. Students will learn about physical and cyber-attacks in addition to learning how to prevent,...

Enjoying Photography

Thu, Feb 27   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

Photography is everywhere! Every person sees the same event, the same person, the same place, the same excitement and the same time differently. You can touch to lifes and you can share your...

Early Childhood Development and Education

Thu, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

This course will develop participants' better understanding about children's milestones (according to the ages and stages) and learn skills on how to develop their language skills.  Students...

Using Environmentally Friendly Products: A Closer Look at Bamboo Products

Sat, Feb 29   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

This course will briefly explore the modern uses of different bamboo species in the furniture, handicraft and construction industries, and highlight the importance of bamboo resources in the...

Biodiversity Conservation: Protecting the Present, Shaping the Future

Sat, Feb 29   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

In nature, everything is connected. Humans have a greater impact on the Earth than any other species. As we continue to put pressures on the planet, we are upsetting the balance of ecosystems and...

Census 2020 and Non-documented Immigrants in the US

Sat, Feb 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bedford Library, Meeting Room

University Open Air

What effect will the Census in 2020 have on Americans? Why is the census necessary?  The new census form has no question for legal status. What effect does this on undocumented citizens...

Business Law in Morocco

Sat, Feb 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library, Meeting Room

University Open Air

This course will discuss the amendments and reforms that Morocco has made in commercial and business laws in order to encourage and attract foreign investors and investments. The focus will be on...

In their own Voices: Iranian Women Bloggers

Mon, Mar 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

We will discuss writings by women in Iran, their common concerns and the importance of writing to project their interests by doing individual and group working. Participants will have a chance to...

Technical Drawing Exercises for Beginners

Mon, Mar 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library, Quiet Room

University Open Air

This course is for people who want to learn how to draw manually by using basic tools such as: pencils, eraser, compass, flat ruler, and brackets. You will also learn how and when to use different...

Fun with Data Management

Mon, Mar 2   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

This course introduces the 4 aspects of data; Create, Read, Update, and Delete (CRUD). Students will learn how to use SQL to create a database, populate with information, update and query the...

Community Development: Co-creating our City

Mon, Mar 2   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bedford Library, Quiet Room

University Open Air

In this course, citizens and professionals will collaborate to discuss, discover and improve various aspects of their localities, with an aim to build robust and more resilient local communities...

Albania and Italy: A Cultural Intersection

Thu, Mar 5   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bedford Library, Quiet Room

University Open Air

Italy, a window through the west: The reasons that have always made Italy strongly interested in cultivating and maintaining political and economic relations with Albania, are certainly based on...

Childhood Brain Development

Thu, Mar 5   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Bedford Library, Quiet Room

University Open Air

Participants will develop awareness of children’s brain development, enhance understanding regarding what activities are appropriate to do with children according to their developmental...

Secrets of Rejuvenation and Longevity

Thu, Mar 5   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

Everyone desires physical and mental well-being but everyone is busy searching for it outside! Why not search it within with help of some ancient Tibetan knowledge? We breathe every day without...

(PART ONE) Memory Re-Used: How to Build a Magazine with Reused Paper using Your Memories

Thu, Mar 5   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Bedford Library, Quiet Room

University Open Air

In this workshop, you will learn how to build a magazine with reused materials (reuse paper and shoe boxes) where you will have the opportunity to include content from your memories of your life...

Advanced Chinese Poetry from the Tang Dynasty

Thu, Mar 5   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

Let us explore the millennium civilization of the Chinese nation from Tang poetry, experience the prosperity and humanistic feelings of the Tang Dynasty.

Julia Zhu is an educator at the...

The Atlantic and Poetics of Immigration: an African Francophone Women’s perspective

Thu, Mar 5   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Bedford Library, Auditorium

University Open Air

Using Fatou Diome’s The Belly of the Atlantic and Mati Diop’s Atlantics, we will examine how the artists craft a poetics of Atlantics to explore themes such as immigration and self...

Basic Theory and Principles of Civil Infrastructures and Practical Applications

Sat, Mar 7   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bedford Library, Meeting Room

University Open Air

Civil engineering deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the built environment such as buildings, bridges, roads, dams, airports, pipelines, sewage and drainage systems, railways,...

(PART TWO) Memory Re-Used: How to Build a Magazine with Reused Paper using Your Memories

Sat, Mar 7   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library, Meeting Room

University Open Air

In this workshop, you will learn how to build a magazine with reused materials (reuse paper and shoe boxes) where you will have the opportunity to include content from your memories of your life...

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