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2016 Sexual Misconduct Prevention Week

University of Rochester

March 21-25

 

Monday, March 21
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Havens Lounge, Wilson Commons
River Campus
Why Didn’t They Tell Someone?— Presented on the River Campus

Presenters: University Title IX Coordinator, Director of Center for Student Conflict Management, Public Safety Investigators, and RESTORE Education and Outreach Specialist

In this interactive program, after a quick refresher on University policies related to sexual misconduct, including how to report sexual misconduct and access supportive resources, we will invite students to talk about any barriers they believe exist on our campus to reporting incidents of sexual misconduct. Come and brainstorm action plans to overcome these barriers that we can then share with the campus community!

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Tuesday, March 22
11:30-1:00 p.m. Lowry Hall, ESM
Eastman School of Music
Why Didn’t They Tell Someone?— Presented at the Eastman School of Music

Presenters: University Title IX Coordinator, Eastman Deputy Title IX Coordinator, and RESTORE Education and Outreach Specialist

During this tabling event we will share University policies related to sexual misconduct, including how to report sexual misconduct and access supportive resources and we will invite students to talk about any barriers they believe exist on our campus to reporting incidents of sexual misconduct. Come and brainstorm action plans to overcome these barriers that we can then share with the campus community!

Tuesday,
March 22

7:00-8:30 p.m.
Gowen Room,
Wilson Commons
River Campus
Great Intimate Relationships Start With YOU!

Co-sponsored by: Susan B. Anthony Center, University Health Service, and the University’s Title IX Coordinator Office

Presenters: RESOLVE

Being successful in relationships starts with knowing yourself and what you want and expect in an intimate relationship. All too often we enter relationships with our eyes open and our minds closed. The early days of any intimate relationships are fun but when the romance fades, and it always will, you need to know what will sustain you in the relationship and how to negotiate fairly with your partner to get it. In this interactive workshop, you will:

  • learn how your success or lack of success in relationships has been influenced by culture, society, and your family
  • explore the 5 Love Languages, learn how you experience love, and different ways to show love
  • find out how to navigate conflict in healthy, supportive ways
  • discuss the spectrum of relationships
  • learn how to help a friend who may be in a dangerous or abusive relationship

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Wednesday, March 23
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Havens Lounge,
Wilson Commons
River Campus
Navigating Professional Personal Relationships

Join us for an interactive discussion focused on promoting healthy relationships, personally and professionally, in graduate school. This workshop will delve into navigating relationships with PIs/advisors, co-workers, partners and others – providing insights and strategies in upholding personal space and how to face challenging situations.   Resources available to graduate students will be provided during the session. The discussion will be led by Dawn Bruner, Deputy Title IX Coordinator; Niki Pizzutelli, CARE Network, and Stephanie Daifuku, GSA Student Advocate. Lunch will be provided. If you have questions or comments about the event please contact: stephanie.daifuku@rochester.edu (AS&E GSA Student Advocacy Officer). Please RSVP at (to help us plan for food):  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B5GHB3K.

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Wednesday, March 23
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Hoyt Auditorium
River Campus
Film Screening: The Mask You Live In

The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, our protagonists confront messages encouraging them to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify and degrade women, and resolve conflicts through violence. These gender stereotypes interconnect with race, class, and circumstance, creating a maze of identity issues boys and young men must navigate to become “real” men. This film illustrates how we, as a society, can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men.

This film screening is co-sponsored by the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center, the Gandhi Institute, Center for Student Conflict Management, and MOVE.

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Thursday, March 24
5:00-6:00 p.m.
321 Morey Hall
River Campus
Just Ask! 

When you decided to study in the U.S., you asked a lot of questions, but you probably didn’t ask about sex! This taboo topic can lead to some awkward moments and even serious problems. Do your expectations regarding intimacy and consent match the policies of the University? At this fun and informative session, you can ask questions while your name stays confidential. You will receive accurate answers. To submit your questions, write to www.tinyurl.com/JustAskUR. Your identity will remain confidential. Representatives from the Office of the Dean of Students, Title IX, ISO, the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center, and CCAS will be available for an open and informal conversation.

Note: the event focuses on international students but all students are welcome.

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Friday, March 25
3:00-4:00 p.m.
108 Goergen Hall
River Campus
Be Part of the Solution – How Can YOU Help Prevent Sexual Misconduct

Co-sponsored by: MOVE, UR SEGway, It’s On Us, College Feminists, and Active Minds

Through facilitated small group conversations, students will explore ways to support their friends and ways to engage more students in the prevention of sexual misconduct. Following these conversations, each group will share action steps they can take to be part of the solution to prevent sexual misconduct.

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