Hispanic Heritage Month – Speaker Biographies


The History and Implications of Latino Population Boom In Partnership with Alianza Center October 1, 2021 from 1:00PM to 2:30PM Dr. Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz is the Assistant Professor of Sociology and Latina/o Studies, Northwestern University. His research and teaching interests include Latinx identity and politics, racial knowledge, and the modern state. His first book is Figures […]
Posted September 15, 2021

Outgoing Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza Dies


The Burundian government announced the death of President Pierre Nkurunziza, aged 55, on Tuesday (Reuters 1). Nkurunziza initially fell ill on Saturday after attending a volleyball game and went to the hospital that evening (Al Jazeera). Though he seemed to have recovered on Sunday, his condition rapidly deteriorated Monday morning (Al Jazeera). Officials report cardiac […]
Posted June 23, 2020