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

 

The Limits of Community Policing

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Co-authors Luis Daniel Gascón and Aaron Roussell, join Dr. Clinton Nichols of the Dominican University Sociology and Criminology department to discuss the research and findings from their book The Limits of Community Policing: Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles. Recorded on October 6, 2020.

 
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.