The summit, which will be attended by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, is the sixth in a series of in-person events across the country designed to highlight the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to advancing equity and economic empowerment and to connect local Latino community members directly with federal leaders and resources.
Meredith Conroy (political science), José Muñoz (sociology), Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) and Aleksandra Ksiezak (2022-23 W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence) were mentioned in recent news articles.
Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was appointed to the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics, and Arianna Huhn (anthropology) was interviewed for an article about the Afro Latino community.
President Joe Biden appointed Murillo, professor of education and executive director and founder of Latino Education & Advocacy Days (LEAD), to the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics.
Marc Robinson (history), Lesley Leighton (music), Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts), David Yaghoubian (history) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) comments on the impact of Islamophobic remarks and how it puts Muslims in the U.S. at risk, and David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the latest in talks to revive the multinational agreement regulating Iran’s nuclear program.
David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed for a segment on the latest regarding U.S.-Iran relations over the 2015 multi-national nuclear agreement, and Thomas Corrigan (communication studies) wrote an op-ed on the “ghost newspapers” of the Inland Empire.
Brian Levin (criminal justice), Tony Coulson (information decision sciences), Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) and David Yaghoubian (history), and Matthew Des Lauriers (anthropology) were included in recent news coverage in areas of their expertise.
David Yaghoubian (history) commented on the latest sanctions imposed by the U.S. on Iran, Miranda Canseco (RAFFMA) talked about Día De Los Muertos, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted about the rise of church vandalism, and Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) was quoted about the Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards.