The 2019-2020 academic year marks the 40th anniversary of the School of Social Sciences. To celebrate, we invited alumni back to campus to join students, faculty, and staff for for the grand opening of the Patricia Lipoma Kraft ’87 and Jonathan A. Kraft Hall for Social Sciences, a new home for the School of Social Sciences, on February 27, 2020 and a special day of events on February 28, 2020. Event highlights are below:
Grand Opening of Patricia Lipoma Kraft'87 and Jonathan A. Kraft Hall for Social Sciences
40th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecture
"The State of the News (especially on television)-and its future"
David Rhodes ’96 (Economics and Political Science)
Senior advisor and former President, CBS News
Faculty Lightning Talks
Faculty members from each of the School of Social Sciences disciplines presented short five minute lectures on their research.
Professor Andrea Ballestero, Anthropology
Dr. Flavio Cunha, Economics
Dr. Nancy Niedzielski, Linguistics
Dr. Rick Wilson, Political Science
Dr. Mikki Hebl, Psychological Sciences
Professor Ruth Lopez Turley, Sociology
Dr. Clark Haptonstall, Sport Management