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Student Services Nickel and Dimed Book Discussions--Next Discussion Oct. 19 noon to 1 p.m. (covering pages 121-157).

Michiana and the American Dream:  A One Book, One Campus Event

This fall,U100 students will be reading and discussing the One Book, One Campus title, Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich as well as related resources in order to compare the perspectives and interpretations of the concept of the American Dream from a variety of sources.

This panel presentation is an extension of the work the students are doing in their class, and an opportunity for them to discuss the issues in the book with leaders from the community in which they live and professors other than their own.

Please join us for a panel presentation followed by breakout sessions with the panelists. All U100 students will be attending this event, which is also open to the public. Due to the number of students attending the event, it will be held twice.

Friday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Grille
Panelists:
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg
Center for the Homeless Director Steve Camillari
Executive Vice President of Strategic Business Development for Specialized Staffing Solutions Sharon Keane
IU South Bend Philosophy Professor Louise Collins.

Friday, November 16, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Grille
Panelists:
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg
Center for the Homeless Director Steve Camillari
Executive Vice President of Strategic Business Development for Specialized Staffing Solutions Sharon Keane
IU South Bend Women's Studies Professor April Lidinsky.

The Schedule for both dates is as follows:

9 to 10 a.m. -- Panel Presentations

10 to 11:15 -- breakout sessions with panelists

11:15 to noon--reception

The event is free,but in order to ensure seating for the U100 students, participants will need to RSVP to Julie Elliott (jmfelli@iusb.edu) for  tickets to the event by Thursday, November 1.

Last Reviewed: 03/2014