Speakers and programs from Dominican University's Arts and Minds series, covering a range of topics from today's thought leaders.

 

Faith Time - Finding Inspiration in Interfaith Connection

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FAITH TIME is a student-produced podcast series from the University Ministry Center.  In this first episode, interns Alyssa Wright and Iyleah Hernandez explore the positive impact of interfaith work in a conversation with Dr. Bethlehem Hailu Dejene, professor of anthropology at Claremont Lincoln University. Recorded on October 8th, 2020.

 

Facing Challenges 3 - Immigration

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Dominican University’s Chief Diversity Officer, Sheila Radford-Hill sat down with Dr. Suhad Tabahi from the School of Social Work and two alumni – Roberto Sepulveda, a graduate of the Brennan School of Business who has led corporate diversity and inclusion workshops, and Arianna Salgado, social justice activist and advocate for immigration legislation – to get their viewpoints on current immigration issues.

 
Facing Challenges 2 - Protests and Policing

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Dominican University’s Chief Diversity Officer, Sheila Radford-Hill sat down with criminology professor Dr. Clinton Nichols and two alumni – Binyamin Jones, a field training officer with the Chicago Police Department, and Berto Aguayo, a community organizer and founder of Increase the Peace – to discuss the Black Lives Matter protests and how Dominican prepared them for the career paths they’ve chosen.

 

Facing Challenges 1 - Healthcare

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Dominican University's Chief Diversity Officer, Sheila Radford-Hill sat down with Dr. Tamara Bland from the MacNeil School of Nursing and two alumni - trauma nurse, Neil Ehmig and WIC program manager, Nancy Rivera - to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the communities they serve.  The conversation is part one of a three-part series of conversations between faculty and alumni on some of the pivotal issues of 2020.