Explore Beauty and Science at Honors Symposium

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Explore Beauty and Science at Honors Symposium Is there beauty in science? What insights can arise from viewing scientific theories through a lens of beauty? How does such perspective bring value to individuals and society? These are among the interdisciplinary questions to be explored at the Renée Crown University Honors Program inaugural symposium, “The Value of Beauty…

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Reclaiming a Progressive Faith-Based Vision

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Reclaiming a Progressive Faith-Based Vision Jamie Manson is one of today’s most insightful and informed advocates and commentators for and about the intersections of faith, progressive values, gender, sexuality, and social justice in 21st-century America. Manson, a former columnist for the National Catholic Reporter and currently President of Catholics for Choice, will discuss how intersectional…

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**JUST ADDED** HNR 340: Making & The Made

Tu/Th 9:30 am – 10:50 am Bowne 306A: We live our lives surrounded by made objects, spaces and experiences. Historically, humans had a direct hand in the making process that was engaged to produce them. Beginning with the Industrial Revolution and moving forward through the Information Age, we find many Americans moving away from what…

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HNR 360: Africa & Global Warming: Lessons from Lake Chad

When Greta Thunberg stood before the General assembly of the United Nations in September of 2019  to make her passionate plea for a drastic change to reverse Global Warming, she was speaking for a generation that wanted the world to act before it was too late. The major institutions have not met the passion of…

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HNR 350: Precision: History, Science, & Technology

Most of us take precision for granted. A replacement battery you bought online fits in place perfectly with a click, bringing your laptop back to life… An inexpensive calculator gives results in 10 digits… A smartphone displays the exact time anywhere in the world at the touch of a button… What is precision anyway? Why…

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SOC 300: US Social Policy & Citizenship

How does access to various social policies, programs, and protections vary by citizenship status? Paying careful attention to differences linked to sociodemographic variables such as gender, race, and class, we will explore how the meaning of, and attitudes about, immigration and citizenship have varied over time; assess inclusion and exclusion in various social policies by…

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Patty Terhune & Anjali Alwis Compete for Hult Prize

Patty Terhune, Anjali Alwis and teammates at Hult Prize competition

Patty Terhune & Anjali Alwis Compete for Hult Prize Honors students Patty Terhune (’17) and Anjali Alwis (’16) were part of a team selected to compete in the regional finals for a social entrepreneurship prize. Patty writes: This fall, my team competed in the Syracuse University division of the Hult Prize. The Hult Prize is…

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Explore the Maxwell Citizenship & Civic Engagement Major

Explore the Maxwell Citizenship & Civic Engagement Major 1st and 2nd year students: are you interested in a career in public service? The Citizenship & Civic Engagement (CCE) major utilizes experiential learning to give you the ability to step beyond the walls of a classroom and apply your skills and knowledge to the real world. Are you looking…

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“Barefoot” Solutions: Networking Rural India and a Global Initiative

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Sanjit “Bunker” Roy, Founder of Barefoot College of India & Meagan Fallone, CEO of Barefoot College of India Sanjit “Bunker” Roy is the founder of the internationally acclaimed Barefoot College in India, the only college built by and for the rural poor. During their public lecture, Roy and Fallone will share some of the “barefoot solutions”…

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