Freshmen and faculty listened to renowned author Scott Russell Sanders answer critical questions about mankind’s responsibility to the preservation of the earth during two lectures on Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium.
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Central American immigrants encounter many dangerous situations for a chance at a better life in the United States and journalist and author Sonia Nazario has braved the same dangers to bring one boy’s story to the public.
Campus events for the week of Sept. 26, 2014.
Cathy Irwin, Associate professor of Writing, introduces speaker Scott Russell Sanders, an award-winning author, as a part of the One Book, One University series sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences October 10 in the Arts and Communications Building.
Freshman students learned about climate changes first-hand from Elizabeth Kolbert, the author of “Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change,” during two lectures Wednesday at the Morgan Auditorium.
The debate team celebrated the University’s “One Book, One University” program in the ACB Sept. 12, showcasing an open debate regarding the idea that humans are not responsible for global warming.
Author and former gang member Luis Rodriguez talked about his struggles to overcome heroin and alcohol addiction as well as his family struggles after abandoning the Las Lomas gang.
Jason Neidleman, professor of political science, and Gitty Amini, associate professor of political science, discussed the effects of 9/11 on the liberty and security of society in their lecture on Tuesday.
Bill Cook, professor of English, and Moroccan Fulbright scholar Sawsan Hussein teamed up to explain the current and historical aspects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by describing it from political and humanistic angles.
Moustafa Bayoumi, the award-winning author of “How Does it Feel to be a Problem?” spoke about the hardships that were endured by seven young Arab-Americans after the 9/11 terrorist attacks Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium.