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Future Of Zoos Symposium This Week

The Canisius Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations will host a symposium on the future of zoos February 10 (Friday) and February 11 (Saturday). The event is free and open to the public.

Twenty of the most important zoo directors and university professionals who play a role in shaping the zoo field will be on campus to share their thoughts.  All are welcome to attend an opportunity to share the thoughts with major thinkers in the zoo world.

On Friday (February 10), the symposium will take place from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Grupp.  On Saturday (February 11), the symposium will take place from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the CRC meeting room at the Buffalo Zoo.

Full program and additional information can be viewed here.

Submitted by: Michael Noonan, PhD, professor, animal behavior, ecology & conservation

Golden Griffins Counseling Seminar Series

Holly Fetter, PhD, associate professor of counseling & human services, will hold a counseling workshop on Saturday, March 3 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Grupp Fireside Lounge. A light breakfast and lunch will be served.

The first workshop is “Dialectical Behavior Therapy – Understanding and Working with Borderline Personality Disorder and Self Injurious Behavior.”  The second workshop is “Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered & Questioning Youth: Are You Ready to Give Them Your Best as a Professional Counselor?”  The information and registration form are here (Adobe Acrobat PDF).

The deadline for registration is February 28.  Forms may also be obtained in the Counseling Department, CT 802.  Please consider attending this informative and thought provoking workshop.

Submitted by:  Rosemary Evans, administrative associate, counseling & human services