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26
Feb

Careers By Design Canvas Course Launch

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  • University Center Atrium
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for an interactive launch event for our new Canvas course, Careers by Design! Design your own canvas while enjoying treats and a prize raffle. Don't miss this fun event for Careers by Design...

Sun with prominences
1
Mar

Friday Evening Stargazing Session

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Looking for something to do after the sun goes down? Reach for the stars and explore the galaxy with Widener's Observatory!

First Quarter Moon
4
Mar

Monday Twilight Stargazing Session

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Enjoy the wonders and majesty of the summer sky at the Widener University Observatory! Registration in advance is required!

Wolfgram Memorial Library in fall
6
Mar

APA Citation Style: Navigating the 7th Edition

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  • Online
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students

Need help with the APA Citation style? The librarians at the Wolfgram library are here to help answer your questions!

Globular Star Cluster M13
6
Mar

Stargazing: Spring Teachers' Night

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Calling all K-12 teachers! The Widener Observatory wants to treat you to a night among the stars! You spend all day helping students reach for the stars! Now, treat yourself and your family to an unforgettable experience!

Photo of the textbook cover.
7
Mar

Beideman Visiting Scholar Program

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  • Alumni Auditorium
  • Zoom
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

The Beideman Visiting Scholar program brings world-class speakers and scholars to Widener University. This year's program will discuss the ideas and strategies outlined in "Connections Are Everything: A College Student's Guide to Relationship-Rich Education." The authors, Peter Felten, Leo Lambert, and Oscar Miranda Tapia, will lead a discussion on the importance of relationship building as it relates to student learning, well-being, and success.

7
Mar

2024 State of the Union Address Watch & Discussion

  • Zoom
Open to:
  • Admitted & Incoming Undergraduate Students
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Virtual event to watch the 2024 State of the Union address by President Joe Biden. Live chat during the speech, followed by facilitated breakout discussion groups.

19
Mar

Unlock Your Semester: Registering for Classes - A Virtual Information Session

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  • Online- Zoom
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students

You're invited to a virtual information session where you can receive assistance with class registration and learn how to easily reserve your ideal classes using student planning.

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19
Mar

AI in Academia: Ethical Uses for New Technology | Spring 2024 Spotlight Series

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  • Online - Zoom
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

An immersive experience using Artificial Intelligence. Get first-hand knowledge on multiple platforms, how they work, and how they can be leveraged to help students and faculty with academic research and academic integrity.

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20
Mar

Evaluating Online Sources for Misinformation & Bias using Lateral Reading

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  • Online- Zoom
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Traditional checklist methods for evaluating online sources are no longer effective in assessing the credibility of websites and social media posts. Learn about how to use lateral reading to fact-check and evaluate online sources in this interactive workshop.

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21
Mar

Plagiarism: What It is & How to Prevent It | Spring 2024 Spotlight Series

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  • Online- Zoom
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Can you identify various forms of plagiarism, especially in today’s information landscape? Will you “know it when you see it” or recognize when you might be plagiarizing? Come learn the importance of identifying different forms of plagiarism, prevention tips, and citation options.

Observatory NGC 4565 Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices
25
Mar

Monday Twilight Stargazing Sessions

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for a Virtual Stargazing session! Enjoy the wonders of the evening sky with your friends and family at Widener's Observatory!

Widener Observatory Dome w/ Moon
26
Mar

Honors Week Stargazing Sessions

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join Professor Augensen on an out of this world adventure at the Widener Observatory! Registration is required!

27
Mar

Make a Comeback With the Office of Student Success

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  • UC Atrium
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students

Join the Office of Student Success for our spring comeback event, offering opportunities to rebound from midterms, improve grades with helpful tips, and access campus resources.

27
Mar

Stay Calm & Study On With the Office of Student Success

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  • Thayer Hall
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students

Join the Office of Student Success at Thayer Hall from 3:00-4:30pm for an evening of support, including mingling with peers, learning test-taking strategies, and overcoming test anxiety.

NGC 891 Edge-On Spiral Galaxy in Andromeda
1
Apr

Monday Twilight Stargazing Sessions

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us IN PERSON for an out-of-this-world event! Enjoy the wonders of the evening sky with your friends and family at Widener's Observatory! Registration in advance is required!

Globular Star Cluster M13
5
Apr

Friday Evening Stargazing Session

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Looking for something to do after the sun goes down? Reach for the stars and explore the galaxy with Widener's Observatory!

Planet Saturn
15
Apr

Monday Twilight Stargazing

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Looking for something to do after the sun goes down? Reach for the stars and explore the galaxy with Widener's Observatory!

Wolfgram Memorial Library in fall
18
Apr

APA Citation Style: Navigating the 7th Edition

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  • Online
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students

Need help with the APA Citation style? The librarians at the Wolfgram library are here to help answer your questions!

Sun with prominences
3
May

Friday Evening Stargazing Session

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join Professor Augensen at the Widener Observatory for an out of this world experience! Registration is required in advance to attend!