Presented by Prof. Wei Cao (曹玮), Professor of History at Shaanxi Normal University (which is one of CSUN’s first partner universities in China) and the Chief Curator of Emperor QinShiHuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum (also known as Terracotta Warriors Museum). Read more
Presented by Prof. Zhao Huangcheng (赵化成), School of Archaeology and Museology, Beijing University Read more
Join us for a very special evening as Dr. Michael Shermer, Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, discusses how the arc of the moral universe bends toward truth, justice, and freedom. Read more
The Institute for Sustainability would like to invite you to attend Sustainability Day on October 19th in the USU Northridge Center. Speakers will present on sustainability topics including water, energy, and social justice.
Alice Dreger is a former professor of Clinical Medical Humanities and Bioethics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. She is the author of Hermaphrodites and the Medical Invention of Sex, One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal, Intersex in the Age of Ethics, and recently the much acclaimed Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science. Read more
Dr. Dreger is a well-known historian and activist with the intersex and transgender movements. She led, for example, the movement to stop the shockingly barbaric practice of sex-assignment (“normalizing”) surgery in infants, which up until a few years ago was standard medical treatment. Dr. Dreger has also led a life in the defense of scientific freedom. In Galileo’s Middle Finger, she reminds us that science often forces us to give up some of our most cherished moral and social beliefs, Read more
Seeking and securing grant support can play a vital role in faculty development, scholarly standing, and academic advancement. If you’ve never written a grant proposal—or have a little experience join us for tips and resources. Read more