Scandals, large and small, and devisive rhetoric have dominated the presidential election. Cogent and thoughtful discussion on critical issues has been swept to the side. To get beyond the noise of Twitter and “fast food” media, we invite you to attend a number of events on campus focusing on the election and the election process, and to take time to read perspectives offered by twelve professors and researchers from the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS).
Understanding our military and our foreign policy is not a hobby some people have, but essential work that every responsible citizen must do.
Monday, December 7, 2015
We hear a lot in the political arena lately about the fear that Syrian refugees have been radicalized by ISIS. I have a different concern: that Syrian refugees will come here hopeful for a new life in America, and then we will fail them.
Iran and the United States: Eternal Enemies or Natural Partners?
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
For many of us, our impressions of Iran may be muddied, even vague. Iran was once a strong ally of the US. In 1962, President Kennedy warmly welcomed the Shah Mohammed Riza Pahleviand the Empress Farah to the White House.