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.
The film, which is about the 1985 incident in which the Philadelphia Police Department dropped a military-grade explosive on a row house during a standoff, leading to the deaths of 11 people (five of them children) and destroying 61 homes, will be shown at the next Conversations on Race and Policing, 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, on Zoom.
Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) discussed the region’s growing economy during the pandemic, Marc Robinson (history) was interviewed about the upcoming “Route 66 Women” program, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) continued to be a resource for the news media regarding the increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans.
A professor of communication studies and director of the Center for the Study of Muslim & Arab Worlds, Ahlam Muhtaseb is a strong advocate for social justice, inspiring her students to seek positive change in their communities.
The program, at 11:30 a.m. on March 9 on Zoom, will look at the extraordinary lives of women who overcame gender discrimination and segregation along America’s iconic highway.
A TEDx Talk by Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was posted on the TEDx YouTube channel, Michael Stull (entrepreneurship) talked about the role of the School of Entrepreneurship in the region’s economic development, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed by various news media about the Jan. 6 violence on Capitol Hill.
CSUSB’s College of Natural Sciences will screen the documentary “Unlikely,” which investigates America’s dropout crisis and the systemic difficulties students face. The film will be shown at 11 a.m. on Nov. 19 on Zoom.
News media tapped the expertise of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism. Kevin Grisham (associate director of research and chair of geography and environmental studies) was interviewed by European news media about the QAnon conspiracy theory, and Brian Levin (director and professor of criminal justice) will be a panelist for a Sept. 8 online discussion of the documentary ““The One and Only Jewish Miss America.”
Anthony Silard (public administrator) discussed mental health in the midst of the pandemic, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) will be a guest panelist discussing the documentary “The One and Only Jewish Miss America” on Sept. 8.