Diane Vines (nursing) discusses the grant the Nursing Street Medicine program received from the Desert Healthcare District & Foundation, Thomas McWeeney (public administration) co-wrote an op-ed on school safety, and Brian Levin (criminal justice emeritus) was interviewed on the increasing hate incidents against Arabs, Muslims and Jews.
Thomas McWeeney (public administration) co-wrote an op-ed column on school site safety and school shootings, Brian Levin (criminal justice, emeritus) discussed the rise in violent hate crimes in the U.S. in recent years, and Yolonda Youngs (geography and environmental sciences) helped put together an exhibit on Wyoming’s Snake River for a Jackson Hole museum.
Meredith Conroy (political science) discussed the effect of Donald Trump skipping the first GOP presidential debate on other Republican hopefuls, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the latest hate crime numbers, and Thomas McWeeney (public administration) wrote of his appreciation for the efforts of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership as Tropical Storm Hilary soaked the region.
Thomas McWeeney (public administration) co-wrote an opinion column on that called for a more comprehensive approach in keeping school sites safe, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the increase in hate crimes in Texas, and Anna Long (entrepreneurship) talked about CSUSB’s two winning teams in the Sunstone CSU Startup Launch Competition.
Thomas McWeeney (public administration) was interviewed about steps schools could take to be safer, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about a man sentenced in the shooting death of a gay teen, and Pablo Gómez (psychology) was part of a team researchers that published a study on masked priming.
Thomas McWeeney (public administration) discussed school shooting safety measures at the Zero Tolerance training at the Palm Desert Campus, and Chad Sweeney (creative writing) wrote a column on how writing haiku can help “to restore us, to connect us to our bodies and the world around us.”
Eric Vogelsang (sociology), Kimberly Collins (public administration), Thomas McWeeney (public administration) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news media coverage in areas of their expertise.
Thomas McWeeney (public administration) discussed an upcoming program on school shooter prevention, Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on an NFL team owner’s campaign against antisemitism, Jess Nerren (communication studies) was interviewed about her research into disability inclusion, and Mark Agars (psychology) was part of a team that published a study on flexible work schedules for shift workers.
The event will be specifically geared toward teachers, school administrators and staff, parents, and government officials, and will showcase a self-assessment approach that has been successfully used by the FBI and other organizations seeking to prevent a tragic event from occurring. There is no charge to attend, but advance registration is required.