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MEDIA CONTACT: Teresa Crane
561-297-2328, tcrane@fau.edu


FAU’s College of Education to Host Lou Kushnick as part of its Distinguished Scholars Series

WHAT:            Florida Atlantic University’s College of
                          Education will host a presentation by Lou
                          Kushnick, professor emeritus of race relations
                          at the University of Manchester, England.
                          The presentation, titled “Structural Racism:
                          Education, Health, Housing and Prisons,”
                          is offered as part of the College’s Distinguished
                          Scholar Series.  


WHEN:
             Thursday, November 12 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.


WHERE:
          FAU’s Boca Raton campus
                          Marleen & Harold Forkas Alumni Center
                          777 Glades Road


COST:
               Free and open to the public


CONTACT:
      For information, contact Marta I. Cruz-Janzen
                          at 561-297-3671 or cruzjanz@fau.edu.


            In his lecture, “Structural Racism: Education, Health, Housing and Prisons,”  Lou Kushnick will focus on the nature, impact and implications of racial inequalities for the United States. He will address disparities in educational attainment, health outcomes, housing equality and rates of imprisonment. Kushnick also will discuss the links between structural racism and common sense, as well as personal racial attitudes in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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About Florida Atlantic University:

Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts ten colleges:  College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the College of Business, the College of  Education, the College of  Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College,  the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science.  

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