Academic Workshops

Join the workshops on Monday, July 20 and Tuesday, July 21 from 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.


2020: Year of the Nurse

Take a glimpse into Nursing education and learn about the profession of Nursing and the various roles of a Registered Nurse. You’ll understand different areas of clinical expertise, the importance of quality nursing care, patient safety, critical thinking, and clinical reasoning skills.

Join the Nursing Workshop


Acting and Musical Theater

Learn to find ways to be truthful under the imaginary circumstances of the play, using intentions and obstacles, and make songs come to life by focusing on the telling the story of the song, as opposed to just singing the notes.

Join the Acting and Musical Theater Workshop


Business and Entrepreneurship

Develop the skills, values, and attitudes needed for success in business and innovation development whether starting a new venture from scratch or evaluating an existing business.

Join the Business and Entrepreneurship Workshop


Data Visualization and Art

Engage in interactive exercises pulling from contemporary art, design thinking, and arts-based inquiry, and think about data differently as you make art (solo and collaboratively) related to your own story, interests, and vision for your future.

Join the Data Visualization and Art Workshop


The Day the Sports World Stopped

Discuss the emergence of organized games, the dawning of the commercialization of sport, and the interruption caused by COVID-19, and come to understand how the sport industry became a $600 billion global enterprise. Taught by a long-time professional sport industry executive, you will also come to understand the myriad of opportunities available to those who seek careers in sport management.

Join the Sports World Workshop


The Future of Space

Learn what kinds of factors influence home and neighborhood design and compare our current housing arrangements to plans for future homes: green housing, smart homes, and other innovative approaches to dwelling. In so doing, you will ask: What is a home for and how can design help us to build homes that contribute to equitable, comfortable, and safe communities?

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Human Rights Under Threat

Explore what human rights are and how they have come under threat and consider the challenges that exist to the idealistic goals of realizing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. You will also evaluate of how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights can be better realized with a focus on the preservation of human dignity.

Join the Human Rights Workshop


Intensive Care During a Pandemic

Discover what it takes to pursue a career in the sciences, medicine, and health, and discuss the practice of intensive care medicine and how Intensive Care Units are managing COVID-19 patients. Taught by a practicing Doctor of Medicine, you will hear about the experience of health-care professionals on the front-lines fighting COVID-19.

Join the Intensive Care Workshop


Photography and Truth-Telling

Examine the fascinating relationship between photography and reality, since the beginning of the discipline to our current time of Instagram and “alternative facts.”

Join the Photography and Truth-Telling Workshop


Plants and Society

Explore how plants affect everyday life, from the air we breath and the food we eat, to how we do science and fight diseases.

Join the Plants and Society Workshop


Psychology of Social Media

Examine psychological principles as they relate to the use of and addiction to social media by society.

Join the Psychology of Social Media Workshop


How Social Environments Make Us Sick

Consider how unhealthy social interactions in the home and unhealthy social conditions in the community are the result of social problems of abuse, racism, and socioeconomic status. You will learn that social problems have the biggest impact on whether we reach our potential or end up in a loop of self-defeating behavior and that increased social connection and awareness will make a healthier world.

Join the Social Environments Workshop


Video Production

Learn the basic methods, theories and processes of “movie image-making,” including set-up, shooting, equipment, and lighting.

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Virtual and Augmented Reality

Learn about how virtual reality and augmented reality is accessible now! You will take a look behind the scenes into the development process and see how applications can be designed, created, and tested with a standard desktop computer environment.

Join the Virtual and Augmented Reality Workshop


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