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FAU’s College of Education to Host Lou Kushnick as part of its Distinguished Scholars Series
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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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.