Naim Aburaddi, has had an amazing academic career leading up to his acceptance into the prestigious doctoral program in media studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he will study the digital media’s misrepresentation of Palestinians, Arabs, Muslims and other Indigenous communities.
Ahlam Muhtaseb, media studies professor, appreciates the diversity on campus as it makes her feel like she’s growing with her students.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was interviewed for a program that focused on the events in the past year in Palestine, and discussed with co-producer/director Andy Trimlett how the events in their documentary, “1948: Creation and Catastrophe,” relate to what is now going on in that region.
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.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) discussed the latest developments in the demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in various news media about Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco, who paid a year-long membership with Oath Keepers in 2014, an extremist, anti-government militia organization.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) discussed her documentary, “1948: Creation & Catastrophe,” and how it is a primer to help understand the current conflict between Palestine and Israel, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the leak of data from Epik, a web hosting service favored by the far-right.
Angela Clark-Louque (education) was a guest panelist at the California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators’ recent summit and on the Growing Inland Achievement program “Education Insight,” Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) discussed a plan by the G7 nations targeting big tech companies that move profits to low-tax offshore havens, Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on overcoming rejection, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot and anti-Asian hate crimes.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided perspective with the news media in separate interviews on the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was the judge for an art exhibit in Ontario, and Vipin Gupta (management) was interviewed about his latest book.
Meredith Conroy (political science) was part of a discussion on the U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear a case that challenges Roe v. Wade, Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was interviewed for an article about the Gaza conflict on social media, and Vipin Gupta (management) talked about the ideas behind his recently published books.