Marian University to host pre-symposium event, February 15

February 8, 2017

Marian University will be hosting a pre-academic symposium event, “Keeping up with toddlers: Risks, realities and rewards of Technology” presentation on Wednesday, February 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Sadoff Auditorium in the Stayer Center. The event will feature keynote speaker Dana Miller.

Miller will discuss the need for adults and parents to accept and adapt to technological changes on an almost daily basis, the social and informational benefits that technology affords us and the safety challenges which it also presents, now and in the future.

Dana Miller is an Advanced Program & Policy Analyst with the Wisconsin Department of Justice – Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.  Dana holds a B.S. in both Criminal Justice and Biology and a M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville. She has worked extensively in education and harm prevention surrounding technology throughout the state of Wisconsin.  In addition, Miller serves as a professor in the criminal justice department at the University of Wisconsin – Platteville.

Participants will learn, discuss, debate, understand and reflect upon “Two Faces of Technology” at Marian University’s 14th Academic Symposium. This pre-symposium event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Marian University was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wis. The institution has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in the state, and strives to live its core values as a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice and joined together by spiritual traditions. Marian 5offers undergraduate, adult, master’s and doctoral degree programs at its main campus and in facilities throughout Wisconsin.