Professors' Circle Spring 2023: “Tell Me Who You Are”


Mar. 1, 2023, 10am to 11am
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Virtual via Zoom


Grab your favorite morning beverage and pastry, and join us for this three-part monthly engagement series that will explore UNLV roles and services from the Ombuds to the Common Read.

Wednesday, March 1: De-mystifying the Common Read

Dr. Karen Violanti, Executive Director of the First Year Success Program. Faculty members discuss how Common Read initiatives have been used at other institutions as a high impact practice (HIP), increased student engagement, and enriched student learning environments on college campuses. Joining Dr. Violanti will be Dr. Emily Shreve, ASC Associate Director of Academic Transitions; Ms. Jenna Heath, Director of Student & Community Engagement for the College of Liberal Arts; and Ms. Brett Detken, First-Year Seminar and Business Communication Coordinator.

Wednesday, April 5: Incorporating Common Read Best Practices Panel Discussion

Dr. Karen Violanti, Executive Director of the First Year Success Program. Learn more about the Common Read Initiative at UNLV, and how first-year faculty have incorporated this year's selection titled ‘Tell Me Who You Are". Joining Dr. Violanti are Dr. Timothy Jones, Associate Professor of Music; Ms. Julie Johnson, Fine Arts Director of Student Success Initiatives; and Ms. Renee Maalouf, Academic Success Center.

About the Professors' Circle

A monthly engagement series that encourages discussions between new and junior faculty on the intersections of university life. Grab your coffee and favorite pastry while you discuss academic and career interests and consider the many possibilities for collaboration on interdisciplinary research.

The Intersection provides an opportunity for faculty to network, enhance staff development and build a shared sense of community at UNLV.



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Contact Information

The Intersection: The Academic Multicultural Resource Center at UNLV
Harriet Barlow