Palm Desert High School took first place at the event at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus. It was facilitated and coordinated by Michael Karp, assistant professor of history at the Palm Desert Campus and member of the Board of Directors of the World Affairs Council of the Desert.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was part of a panel of experts interviewed about the increase in hate incidents targeting Asian Americans, and Michael Karp (history) coordinated and hosted the 16th annual Academic WorldQuest competition held virtually on March 4.
The competition is usually hosted by Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus in the Indian Wells Theater, but arrangements were made to hold WorldQuest virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Palm Desert High School won its fourth consecutive Academic WorldQuest competition, which took place at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus. The winners advance to the national competition in Washington, D.C., in April.
Priscilla Porter, of the Porter History-Social Science Resource Room at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, was interviewed for a podcast on the upcoming WorldQuest competition at PDC on Feb. 4.
The annual competition, which tests teams of high school students’ knowledge of international affairs, will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at the Indian Wells Theater.
“HEAL,” by award-winning documentarian Adam Schomer, will be shown on Friday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m., in the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus' Indian Wells Theater.
In advance of the screening of the documentary film “HEAL,” the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus hosted Adam Schomer, the producer of the film, on Thursday, Nov. 16. The film will be shown Nov. 17 and 18 at the Indian Wells Theater.
The 13th annual Academic WorldQuest Competition, which tests teams of high school students’ knowledge of international affairs, will take place at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus’ Indian Wells Theater.