Women’s conference at UMD talks the roles of women in a globalized world

By Sarah Natchipolsky Fourteen female speakers from around the world gathered at the University of Maryland on Tuesday and Wednesday to answer questions regarding the promotion of women’s role in society and inequalities women continue to face. The conference, titled “Women in the World: Time for a New Paradigm for Peace,” was hosted by the Bahá’í Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland. … Continue reading Women’s conference at UMD talks the roles of women in a globalized world

Fifth Annual Symposium on Environmental Justice explores role of pollution in inequality

By Vanessa Reis The university’s school of public health held its fifth annual Symposium on Environmental Justice and Health Disparities at Stamp Student Union Saturday. A number of panels discussed the usage of litigation as a tool for environmental and social change. One panel in particular discussed the impacts of President Donald Trump’s environmental policies and how to combat these policies through litigation. “What we’re … Continue reading Fifth Annual Symposium on Environmental Justice explores role of pollution in inequality

Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority Sigma Lambda Upsilon breaks the glass ceiling

Latina Sorority Sigma Lambda Upsilon (SLU) welcomed five accomplished Latinas to campus to share with students the obstacles they overcame to find success in their fields on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The five featured speakers included a delegate to Maryland’s General Assembly, a judge with D.C.’s Superior Court, a public policymaker for the Department of Health and Human Services, a museum curator and a senior policy … Continue reading Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority Sigma Lambda Upsilon breaks the glass ceiling