Upcoming Events

The College of Social Science and Professional Studies brings you intriguing events that encourage dialogue for budding changemakers and discusses social champions of our past. Follow us on Facebook for information about the events listed below as well as other unique happenings in the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies.

SMART CITIES

Brown Bag Lunch Discussions
BEGINS  WED SEP 11  |  12-1 PM  |  MOLN D101

The Smart Cities vernacular has become a prolific phrase in our community over the last year. Join us weekly to consider the various issues raised by the development of wired and integrated cities. This is a free event open to the public. Find out more about the weekly presentations, parking, and access to presentation videos on the Smart City webpage. 

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

BEGINS  WED SEP 18  |  12 PM  |  MAIN PLACE, WYLLIE HALL

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are bringing you a lineup of events that encourage dialogue and celebration beginning with the Festejo de Lideres (Celebration of Leaders). Honoring Robin Rivas and Juan Torres, two outstanding members of our community who have devoted years of their careers to the service of their students and communities. Visit the Hispanic Heritage Information site for more details.

 

C-SPAN BUS TOUR

40 YEARS OF AMERICAN POLITICS

 

TUE SEP 24  |  STUDENT CENTER

 

LUNCH DISCUSSION  |  12:30-1:30 PM  |  OAK ROOM

You are invited to discuss C-SPAN's mission in covering public affairs programing and how local connections impact national politics. This event is open to all students and community members. Complimentary lunch is offered.


BUS TOUR  |  1:30-2:30 PM  |  LOT A  |  STUDENT CENTER BUS PAD

Visit C-SPAN's mobile class room and production studio. Learn about C-SPAN's 40 years of in-depth coverage of the American political process and comprehensive online educational resources, including C-SPAN.org – an extensive video library containing over 250,000 hours of searchable content for viewing, research and education purposes.

  • C-SPAN’s in-depth public affairs event coverage
  • C-SPAN’s web offerings, including  an extensive online archive featuring over 200,000 hours of C-SPAN programming
  • Ways to connect with C-SPAN including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, XM Radio, and mobile apps
  • Interactive quizzes to test your knowledge about the political process

CONTACT
Geneva Whitmire  |  262-595-2177  |  whitmire@uwp.edu

Sponsored by the Political Science Department  

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