Reinhart Center room 127

Faith and Science: Responses to Storms, Wildfires, and Climate Change

Join this timely webinar to gain knowledge and perspective on the common attribution question: "Is climate change to blame for the recent hurricanes and wildfires?" Christopher Iremonger, biology faculty, will lead discussion afterward. Sign up at https://www.viterbo.edu/environmental-responsibility-committee. Presented by Catholic Climate Covenant. sponsored by the Environmental Responsibilities Committee.

Constitution Day Celebration

Emily Bunting, guest speaker from Viola, is on a Supreme Court case to be heard Oct 3. The case regards Wisconsin’s gerrymandering situation, which benefits one political party to the detriment of the other major party. This case holds out the possibility of becoming a precedent in our constitutional order, potentially forbidding political parties from drawing representative district lines for their own advantage. The session will also feature Michael Smuksta, Viterbo history emeritus.

Student Success and Persistence presented by Jillian Kinzie

Jillian Kinzie is associate director of the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research and NSSE Institue. Learn more about a framework for advancing student success using a systematic approach; how to aid in enhancing the college experience; how NSSE data can influence what we do as an institution. Sponsored by the Center for Student Success and the Title III Grant.

Yearning for Trust: Truth, Lies and Deception in the Unsocial Media Age presented by Frank Oswald

This Business Ethics Lectureship features Frank Oswald, consultant, writer, and lecturer at Columbia University. His presentation will focus on digital media as both a challenge and an opportunity for businesses that recognize that while tricks may drive clicks, trust is their most valuable asset.

Viewing of "Iron Jawed Angels"

This drama recounts a key chapter in U.S. history. It shows the struggle of suffragists Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and Lucy Burns (Frances O’Connor) and how these women broke from the mainstream women’s rights movement and pushed the boundaries of political protest to secure the voting rights of women. Co-sponsored by VU College Democrats, the Social Work Club, and Women’s Studies.

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