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Student Success Seminars

The SOAR Institute offers Student Success Seminars on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1:30 to provide helpful information on the following topics:

  • Instructional Technology Jump Start:
    File attachments
    Navigating MyShelton, Blackboard, and Smarthinking
    Social Media and Careers
    Tuesday, February 4, and Wednesday, February 5
    Tuesday, February 11, and Wednesday, February 12
    Tuesday, February 18, and Wednesday, February 19
    Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, February 26
  • Managing Personal Finances:
    Budgeting
    Saving vs. Spending
    Avoiding Credit Card Traps
    Where does your paycheck go?
    Tuesday, March 4, and Wednesday, March 5
    Tuesday, March 11, and Wednesday, March 12
    Tuesday, March 18, and Wednesday, March 19
  • Communication Counts:
    Do’s and Don’ts of Communication with Faculty, Staff, and Employers
    Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Skills
    Are you résumé ready?
    Tuesday, April 1, and Wednesday, April 2
    Tuesday, April 8, and Wednesday, April 9
    Tuesday, April 15, and Wednesday, April 16
    Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23 (

Proximate cause: Palsgraf v. Long Island RR

In class we talked about proximate cause (or foreseeability) as a limitation to liability for negligence and strict liability. This doctrine comes from the case of Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad. You could read the case (written by the illustrious Justice Benjamin N.Cardozo), or you could watch this Lego reconstruction: