The team of 18 students, representing diverse academic and personal backgrounds, earned the Outstanding Delegation Award, the highest honor given by the National Model United Nations Conference. They represented the country of Cameroon in the annual conference held April 2-8 in New York City.
Kimberly Cousins (chemistry and biochemistry), Michael Chao (biology), Katherine Gray (art and design), Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.
UN Environment Program’s chief environmental economist, Pushpam Kumar, gave a virtual talk on “Making Nature Count through Inclusive Wealth Measurement.” A recording is available online.
The UN Environment Program’s chief environmental economist and senior economic advisor, Pushpam Kumar, will present his talk, “Making Nature Count through Inclusive Wealth Measurement,” on May 28 at CSUSB.
David Marshall (English), Anthony Silard (public administration), Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies), and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in news coverage on various topics.
The university’s Model UN team maintains its tradition of excellence at the National Model United Nations Conference, despite the annual gathering being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
David Yaghoubian (history) discussed U.S. efforts to block an emergency loan to Iran to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, and Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies, director of the CSUSB's Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies) was interviewed for the program “Palestine Files" to discuss a United Nations report that listed more than 100 companies that do business in the occupied West Bank.
David Yaghoubian, CSUSB professor of history, was asked to comment on the continuing tensions on the Korean peninsula.