Lecture/Panel/Debate/Seminar Events

Constitution Day Seminar September 18, 2021

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Constitution Day

Every year the Tseng College hosts a presentation to commemorate the signing of the document on Sept. 17, 1787.   This year the discussion focuses on the landmark Supreme Court cases that have determined the First Amendment free speech rights of students in public K-12 schools.  Read more

RDN Panel Workshop

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

RDN Panel Workshop

Hear from a live panel of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists! Receive professional advice on how to navigate and succeed in a career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) from a panel of nutrition & dietetic experts.

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Gender, Race, and Germs in the U.S. National Security Imaginary: Constructing Threat, Making Empire - A Talk by Gwen Shuni D’Archangelis, PhD

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Gwen D'Archangelis

In the public imagination today, germs are primarily thought of as organisms that need to be controlled and eliminated. But germs have also been weaponized, with powerful nations like the United States justifying their disproportionate military power by pointing to imminent threat from international enemies from China, Iraq, and Russia to Iran and Yemen. Imperial germ politics have enabled the West to garner support for military actions from foreign invasions to domestic surveillance, and weapons buildup from drones to advanced missiles. Read more

Celebrating Student Success: Connections, Community, and Commitment

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

The University Library

Join us for the final event in the 2020-2021 Matador S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Series. The webinar will celebrate the culmination of this year’s series, during which we will review our progress this year, and honor the winners of the Matador Moments contest, the Riccomini scholarship, and Student Success Champions. Read more

An Overview on the Middle Eastern Diaspora in the US: Challenges & Opportunities for Integration

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Turkish rug - detail

Preserving Dignity, Enriching Lives: The Arab American Communities. Presenter: Nahla Kayali.
Iranian Americans and the experience of discrimination. Presenter: Ali Akbar Mahdi.
Civic, Healthcare, and Immigration Rights: South Asian American Experiences. Presenter: Bilal H. Kazmi.
Turkish-American Experiences in Civic Engagement. Presenter: Dr. Ayca Altintig. Read more