Dr. Barbarin recently participated in a meeting with the Indian ambassador to the UN who met to talk about trauma and violence around the world (including the US) and what could be done at the UN to stem it.
True sustainability happens when it is embedded into our core operation. The Green Office Program engages staff, faculty and students in a dynamic initiative that promotes best environmental practices at the University of Maryland. The program supports and promotes offices/units that are taking steps toward reducing their environmental footprint. It seeks to motivate environmentally friendly behaviors by providing definitive guidelines and reducing confusion about best practices. The program operates through a network of representatives (GO Reps) in schools, centers and administrative units. The goals of the program are to:
Campus Town Hall
Date: Thursday, September 11th, 2014
Location: Stamp Student Union,
Click here for livesteam of the event: https://new.livestream.com/UMDThestamp/BeyondFerguson
On Thursday, February 20, 2014 the African American Studies Department at the University of Maryland, College Park held a panel discussion for “Advancing Health Through a Racial Lens.” The featured guest speaker was Professor Dorothy Roberts, from the Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology, and the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights at University of Pennsylvania.
Educational and incarceration trends among boys of color remain a concern within public and academic dialogues. Youth of color stand an unreasonably high chance of becoming connected to the criminal justice system. Data shows that too often, their introduction to a life of incarceration occurs within our schools.