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Consider attending one of 
our upcoming events.

Consider attending one of
our upcoming events.

    Thursday, March 14, 2013

  • Abilities Symposium (+)

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Chicago Campus

     

     

    The Adler Abilities Symposium is an event that works to foster a deeper understanding of the issues that persons with disabilities face and overcome daily. Through guest presentations from Chicago area nonprofits, students, and researchers as well as artistic performances, the Abilities Symposium’s primary focus is on ability, resilience, and available resources within the Chicago community that assist persons with disabilities specifically focusing on sport, physical activity, community, and workplace resources.

    Conference topics include, Disability Sports, Portrayal of Disability in Comics, Workplace resources and awareness, Special guest performances, Student Poster Session and Student Project Exhibit.

    Register here
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    Symposium Schedule


    9:00am-10:00am

    • Breakfast
    • Registration (Exhibit and poster session setup)

    10:00am-10:15am

    • Welcome

    10:15am-11:30pm

    • Keri Schindler and Melissa Stockwell, Dare to Tri

    11:30am-11:45am

    • Poets

    12:00pm-1:00pm

    • Lunch
    • Exhibits
    • Segal Design Institute at Northwestern project exhibit
    • Student poster session

    1:15pm-2:15pm

    • Joe Chiappetta, M.A., CPM
    • Portrayal of Disability in Comics

    2:15pm-3:15pm

    • Presentation on themes from Common Book Club Book

    3:30pm-4:30pm

    4:30pm-5:00pm

    • Keynote Q&A

    5:00pm-5:15pm

    • Student Poster Session Awards
    • Symposium closing

    Contact
    Leeja Carter
    lecarter@adler.edu

  • LinkedIn Workshop (+)

    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Chicago Campus

     

     

    New to LinkedIn or interested in stepping up your LinkedIn game? Join SOP and your fellow students on Thursday, March 14 and learn everything from setting up a profile to ways to reach out to your connections! Food and refreshments will be provided.

     

    Location: Room 16-100