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Logan Settles, Diversity Educators, University of Tennessee, Gives CURENT Power and Energy Seminar on Friday, October 2

Logan Settles, Chair, Diversity Educators, University of Tennessee, will give the CURENT Power and Energy Seminar (ECE 496 and 691) on Friday, October 2 from 12:20 pm to 1:10 pm. The seminar will be available via ZOOM. The ZOOM link will be sent to CURENT students and faculty through email. Contact Wendy if you need a link.

Presenter: Logan Settles, Chair, Diversity Educators, University of Tennessee

Title: "Promoting the Awareness and Understanding of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multiculturalism on Campus and in Workplaces" 

Abstract: The primary goal of this talk is to increase the awareness of diversity-related issues while creating a dialogue that explores the campus definition and perception of diversity. Workshop participants will be able to (1) demonstrate an understanding of one’s own identity, culture, and heritage and seek to learn more about others, (2) confront prejudices and discrimination by promoting multicultural sensitivity, and (3) communicate effectively with a diverse student population.

Bio: Logan Settles is a senior at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville majoring in Political Science and Sociology. She serves as the Chair of Diversity Educators and Vice-Chair of the Black Cultural Programming Committee for the Office of Multicultural Student Life.

Upcoming seminars are: 

David Gao, University of Denver - October 9
Wind Control

Masood Parvania, University of Utah - October 16

Brian Sohn, Carson Newman University - October 23
Professional Development: Listening and Learning in New Domains

TBA - October 30

Jingling Sun, University of Tennessee and Yu Yan, University of Tennessee - November 6
TBD and Zero-Voltage Switching for a Dual-Active-Bridge-Based Bidirectional EV Charger

Dr. Hong Tao - November 13