Constitution Day Public Lecture and Discussion
Criss Library will host a Public Lecture and Discussion by Samuel Walker on Monday, September 17. The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. on the main floor of the Criss Library.
Samuel Walker, UNO Emeritus Professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, will address "Presidents and Civil Liberties: Obama and Romney in Historical Perspective" in light of the research that informed his latest book, published by Cambridge University Press. His study of the Presidents extending from Woodrow Wilson through Barack Obama is the first comprehensive treatment of their actions most pertinent to civil liberties.
Free and open to the public.
democracy matters: building social capital through public dialogue.
In 1973, in response to demands that the University of Nebraska at Omaha be more responsive to the needs of an increasingly diverse and dynamic community, a commission of civic leaders created the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS). Composed of a diverse array of academic, research, and outreach programs, CPACS has a rich history of engaging students, faculty, staff, and the Omaha community in ongoing dialogues about critical issues facing contemporary society. Since its inception, the college’s values have embraced the highest ideals of public service:
In the fall of 2008, CPACS celebrated its 35th anniversary as a college. Simultaneously, it relocated all of its Omaha based academic programs into a single facility. In celebration of these two major milestones, CPACS launched Democracy Matters: Building Social Capital Through Public Dialogue.
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