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CSUSB to offer new certificate program in speech-language pathology starting fall 2022
Redlands-Loma Linda Patch
Feb. 23, 2022
A new certificate program in speech-language pathology at Cal State San Bernardino is now accepting applicants for the fall 2022 semester.
Offered through the Department of English in the College of Arts and Letters, this two-year master's preparatory certificate program will provide students with the prerequisite coursework needed to apply to most master's programs in speech-language pathology and communication sciences and disorders.
"The certificate is mainly to prepare [students] to go into a master's program in speech-language pathology," said Sunny Hyon, CSUSB professor of English. "In order to work as a speech-language pathologist in the U.S., you need to have a master's degree in it, so this is the first steppingstone."
Courses will be taught within several departments, including English, education and psychology, by faculty who have expertise in communication sciences and disorders and related fields.
"It really is an area of study that covers quite a few topics," said Erin Hall, CSUSB assistant professor of English, "so we bring in people from different fields."
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CSUSB Conversations on Race and Policing
Feb. 24, 2022
Since the police murder of George Floyd, Dr. Mary Texeira, professor of sociology at California State University, San Bernardino, has hosted virtual weekly lectures on Conversations on Race and Policing. She and other educators meet each Wednesday and cover a wide range of topics and experts.
The article also highlighted the Raza Killing Database Project at CSUSB, which makes its electronic home on the Latino Education & Advocacy Days website. The Raza Killings Database is a collaborative project that seeks to better accurately count the list of killings of Raza by those in a law enforcement capacity in the United States.
Read the complete article at “CSUSB Conversations on Race and Policing.”
CSUSB professor interviewed about tensions between Ukraine and Russia
About a week before Russia invaded Ukraine, the station broadcast a segment with Luba Levin-Banchik, CSUSB assistant professor of political science, where she discussed the U.S. President Joe Biden’s message to Russia should it begin an armed conflict with Ukraine, as well as an analysis of the situation.
As for the prospects of war, Levin-Banchik said, unfortunately, it was inevitable.
2 exhibitions at Cal State San Bernardino feature art of Don Woodford, his former students
The Sun/The Press-Enterprise/Redlands Daily Facts/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Feb. 24, 2022
The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art at Cal State San Bernardino is hosting two new exhibitions, “Formalist without Formula: Don Woodford Selected Works 1972-2022” and “Legacy: Former Students of Don Woodford.”
Professor emeritus of painting in Cal State San Bernardino’s Department of Art and Design, Woodford began his academic career at the university in 1972. After he retired in 2001, he went on to teach two additional years of studio painting courses for the department.
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Targeting power plants and water supplies a common aspiration among white supremacists, CSUSB professor says
Feb. 23, 2022
Three men who plotted to attack electricity substations in a white supremacist bid to sow national unrest pleaded guilty to providing material support to terrorism, the U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday. Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, said targeting power plants and water supplies is a common aspiration among white supremacists.
“Within both the folklore and history of the racist far right’s plotting over decades has been the glorification of leaderless resistance style targeted plots and attacks, ranging from assassination, infrastructure and intimidation for the purpose of advancing an insurgency, in part through destabilization," he said by email.
Read the complete article at “3 men plead guilty in white supremacist terror plot to disrupt power grid, trigger race war.”
CSUSB professor interviewed for article, ‘Hate crimes, Ahmaud Arbery’s murder, and why motive matters’
The Christian Science Monitor
Feb. 23, 2022
Brian Levin, director of Cal State San Bernardino’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, was interviewed for an article about the guilty verdict on federal hate crime charges for three men already convicted in a Georgia criminal court in the death of Ahmaud Arbery. Levin commented on the larger picture of the federal court case.
Hate crimes are “getting more violent and person directed,” writes Levin in an email. Researchers saw a 32% increase in hate crimes across 18 U.S. cites – with anti-Black hate crimes up by 18% – in 2021 over the previous year.
Read the complete article at “Hate crimes, Ahmaud Arbery’s murder, and why motive matters.”
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