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Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story at Alverno College

April 21, 2016

Alverno College held its 15th annual Holocaust Remembrance Service, featuring survivor Agnes Schwartz. Agnes shared her story of being a hidden child in Hungary, saved by her family’s Christian house keeper. Several local media outlets covered her talk – their stories are below.

http://www.wtmj.com/news/holocaust-survivor-history-cannot-repeat-itself

Math problem facing schools: How to get enough teachers?

April 11, 2016

Alverno College recently honored Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond with the Sister Joel Read Outstanding Educator Award, an award which recognizes educational leaders who have brought significant improvements to education through their leadership, practice and scholarship. While here, Dr. Darling-Hammond spoke with Alan Borsuk of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about the issues facing teacher preparation in the U.S.

http://www.jsonline.com/news/education/math-problem-facing-schools-how-to-get-enough-teachers-b99702267z1-375156631.html

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Mass Incarceration in America

April 10, 2016

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Peg Rauschenberger, interim dean of the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing, appeared on KTI Country to talk about mass incarceration in America and the factors leading to it. You can listen to her interview here:

http://www.wtmj.com/kticountry/kti-shows/kti-new-country-nites/kti-country-connection-for-april-10th

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Alverno teaches a Very Timely Course on Terrorism and the Presidential Election

March 24, 2016

When Professor Russell Brooker set out to teach a course this semester on terrorism and the presidential election, he had no idea just how relevant the class would become. Just a day after the terror attacks in Belgium, FOX 6 visited the class as they discussed events unfolding in Europe, as well as the responses from each of the presidential candidates.

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How safe are Americans when it comes to terror attacks abroad?

March 23, 2016

After the terror attacks in Belgium, many wondered whether it was safe to travel. FOX 6 talked with Professor Dan Leister, who is currently the interim director of Alverno’s study abroad program, about putting the danger from terrorist attacks into perspective.

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