RAFFMA partnered with the San Bernardino City Unified School District and Music Changing Lives to distribute 280 free art packs to the community with a target of kids ages 6-13 from underrepresented and/or disadvantaged backgrounds.
Paloma E. Villegas (sociology), Megan Carol (sociology), Bronson Lim (mathematics), Vipin Gupta (management), Connie McReynolds (education) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) recently shared their expertise in various news media outlets.
Kaitlyn Creasy (philosophy) was awarded a American Association of University Women fellowship, and David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed for a news program on the 1988 downing of an Iran Air passenger plane by a U.S. Navy ship.
Kaitlyn Creasy (philosophy) was awarded a American Association of University Women fellowship, Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote the third installment of his series on “When You Want to Be Closer Than They Do,” David Yaghoubian (history) discussed Iran’s call for a formal U.S. apology over the downing of an Iran Air passenger plane in 1988, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on politicians who equate the Holocaust with their anti-vaccine stance.
Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies), Anthony Silard (public administration), David Yaghoubian (history), Diane Vines (nursing) and Vipin Gupta (management) shared their expertise on various topics in the news.
Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was interviewed about the significance of the Raza Database Project’s findings that indicates the number of Latinos killed by police is severely undercounted, Diane Vines (nursing) spoke about access to a mobile medical clinic for the Palm Desert Campus’ Street Medicine program, and David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the latest news regarding the talks to revive the 2015 multi-national Iran nuclear agreement.
Research by Daniel MacDonald (economics) was cited in article about employee wages and consumer prices, David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the latest talks on the Iran nuclear agreement, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed topics related to extremism and hate crimes.
Thomas Corrigan (communication studies) was interviewed about former NBA player Kwame Brown’s sharp criticism of former players-turned-sports-media-pundits, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was sought out by media on topics related to extremism.
Kim Cousins (professor of chemistry and biochemistry) shared career advice for new graduates, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was a panelist at CSUSBs Conversations on Race and Policing and a news media resource for articles on anti-Asian hate crimes.