School of Social Work Homecoming 2012
"Social Justice, Human Rights & Global Sustainability; Responsibility & Accountability."
Date and Location
Friday, October 12th
2:30 to 6:00pm
Lewis Towers, Beane Hall
Water Tower Campus
Presentations - 2:30 to 4:30pm
2:30pm "Social Justice, Human Rights & Global Sustainability,"
by Dr. Khadija Khaja, M.S.W.,PhD
Associate Professor at Indiana University, School of Social Work
3:45pm Loyola University’s “Global thumb-print,”
by Aaron Durnbaugh, M.A.
Director of Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago
4:15pm Respondent and Q&A
Angela Mason, M.S.
Director of Community Gardening and Green Youth Farm, Chicago Botanical Gardens
Reception - 4:30 to 6:00pm
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