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Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute workshop provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in evaluating candidates and identify factors that ...
Food System Planning and the Economy
AEDECON 5900 Examines the social, environmental and economic costs and benefits of our food production, distribution, and consumption. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for CRPlan 5900 or PubAfrs 5900. Cross-listed in CRPlan and PubAfrs. Graduate U ...
Exploding Myths About Transgender and Nonbinary People
Although transgender and nonbinary people have gained significant visibility over the past decade, numerous misconceptions and stereotypes still exist and create environments that are unwelcoming or even hostile to people with gender identities that fall ...
How Implicit Associations Can Thwart Equitable Hiring Decisions
Associations are mental shortcuts our brains develop to connect ideas or things and reduce processing time. While not inherently bad, associations can manifest in the form of implicit, or unconscious, bias. When left unmitigated, implicit bias can influen ...
The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...
Plant Discovery Day
The annual Friends of Secrest Arboretum sale features new and unique annuals, perennials, herbs and woody plants. Our annual, perennial, herb, and woody plant lists is listed below! Parking and admission are free. List of Plants ...
AEDECON 8202 This course will focus on the application of financial theories to agricultural economics. Topics include asset pricing, capital structure, capital budgeting, risk, financial stress, and financial institutions. Prereq: 7140, Econ 8714, and 87 ...
Advanced Agribusiness Finance
AEDECON 4103 Advanced financial management for farm businesses, agribusinesses, and cooperatives: financial analysis, time value of money, capital budgeting, risk and return, portfolio analysis, credit evaluation, and risk management. Prereq or concur: 31 ...
Comparative Challenges to Economic Development: Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and China
AEDECON 4534 An introductory survey course of issues shaping economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and China, such as: population growth, agricultural development, industrialization, trade, structural adjustment, and environmental iss ...