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“What’s in a Name?” virtual talk by Dr. LinDa Saphan on 4/19 at 5pm CST

“What’s in a Name?” virtual talk by Dr. LinDa Saphan on 4/19 at 5pm CST

For Southeast Asians, New Year is being celebrated in mid-April. Cambodian’s New Year has been associated with the takeover of Phnom Penh by the genocidal regime of the Khmer Rouge in 1975. To celebrate the beginning of the year of the Ox, we welcome LinDa Saphan to give a talk entitled “What’s in a Name?: From Thai Refugee Camp to New York City art gallery”. The talk will be held on Monday, 4/19, at 5pm CST via Zoom. (see flyer for…

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Faculty panel discussion on Richard Rothstein’s “Color of Law”

Faculty panel discussion on Richard Rothstein’s “Color of Law”

The Departments of Education, Economics, and the Neuhoff School of Ministry sponsored an interdisciplinary panel on Richard Rothstein’s “Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America”. The panelists included Dr. Mark Petersen (UD- History), Dr. Tammy Leonard (UD- Economics), Dr. Carla Pezzia (UD- Human and Social Sciences), and Dr. Tobias Winwright (St. Louis University- Theology). The event was moderated by Dr. Andrew Osborn (UD- English) and Dr. Jose Espericueta (UD- Modern Languages). You can find the…

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HUSC student survey on refugee resettlement

HUSC student survey on refugee resettlement

Mary Michael Hudgens, a current HUSC senior, is looking for people in the U.S. (over the age of 18) to complete a survey on media and public opinion of refugee resettlement as part of her thesis work. It takes about 10 minutes, and the questions cover which news sources you use, general knowledge on refugee resettlement in the U.S., opinions on resettlement policy, opinions on refugee resettlement, and general perception of refugees. Please feel free to pass along. Thanks for…

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CARE Learning Community: Diabetes Prevention

CARE Learning Community: Diabetes Prevention

Please join CARE for our second “learning community” designed to help all of us at UD learn about and discuss activities in the DFW area that aide in promoting the dignity of members of our community. We will meet this Tuesday, March 10, 3:30-4:30 in CFH 204. This month’s speaker is Dr. Michael Bowen, the Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He will be discussing community-based approaches to diabetes prevention. All are welcome to participate!

CARE Learning Community– HUSC alum talk

CARE Learning Community– HUSC alum talk

This semester our Community Assistance Research Network (CARE) will be hosting 3 “learning community” gatherings to learn, discuss, and grow in our awareness of activities going on in the DFW area that aide in promoting the dignity of members of our community.Our first meeting will be this Tuesday, February 11, 3:30-4:30pm in CFH 204. Kathryn Shahan (UD, HUSC ’19) will present her work on the SNAP Appointment Coordination Project.  Since July, Kathryn has been managing this project aimed at leveraging behavioral economic…

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