Accessing Higher Ground Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference
Join us November 18 - 22 at the Westin Westminster in Colorado for a week of workshops, labs, and networking! AHG focuses on the implementation and benefits of accessible media, Universal Design, and Assistive Technology in the university, business, and public setting.
Conference attendees have access to over 100 hours of sessions, one dinner featuring our keynote speaker, and admission to our two-day Exhibit Hall highlighting innovative companies and products related to our industry.
This year's keynote speaker, Wanda Díaz-Merced, Ph.D., is an Astronomer and Computer Scientist, best known for using sonification to convert astronomical data into sound. If you're not familiar with Dr. Diaz-Merced, you can access her Ted Talk, How a Blind Astronomer Found a Way to Hear the Stars.
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--Submitted by Jennifer Lucero on 2019-09-18
REMINDER - SD Symphony Orchestra Performs Original Compositions
Reminder: On Sunday, September 22, 2019, at 2pm MT, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra will perform original compositions by West River youth in the Meier Recital Hall. The compositions were created by high school musicians from Sisseton, Pine Ridge, Oelrichs, Mission, and Rapid City this summer during a week-long Music Composition Academy. Please join us to hear these amazing compositions performed by professional musicians in either SDSO String or Wind Quartet.
--Submitted by Nancy Shuck on 2019-09-18
World Endeavors on Campus
Interested in an Internship Abroad? World Endeavors will be on campus Friday, October 4 for an informal BYO/Brown Bag Lunch info session 12:30-1:30 in the Swarts Conference Room 213 in the Student Union. Please come by, all are welcome!
--Submitted by Kaitlin Palmer on 2019-09-17