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  1. Week of April 27, 2015

    1. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. 7:30 pm

        Dr. Norma Price, MD, currently lives in Tucson, Arizona, where her practice of medicine includes volunteering at a South Tucson clinic for the uninsured, volunteering her medical skills addressing needs of migrants in the desert and volunteering in Nogales, Sonora, treating deported migrants. She is a member of Tucson Samaritans and No More Deaths, two humanitarian groups based in Tucson for which she provides medical consultation and directs medical education for volunteers. Dr. Price has lived in Tucson for eighteen years and has volunteered with humanitarian groups for thirteen years, since the inception of Tucson Samaritans. After retiring she moved to Arizona from Atlanta, Georgia, where she was in private practice of Medical Oncology for fifteen years followed by practice of general medical and Travel Medicine in an Urgent Care clinic. Dr. Price received her M.D. degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, followed by Internship, Internal Medicine Residency, and Hematology Fellowship at City of Memphis Hospitals of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. She continued her post-doctorate studies at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, and fellowship in Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine and Winship Cancer Clinic in Atlanta, Georgia.


        24th Annual Daniel S. Sanders Peace and Social Justice Lecture- Promoting Social Justice and Human Rights for Migrants in the United States

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana

      2. 7:30 pm

        Dr. Norma Price


        24th Annual Daniel S. Sanders Peace and Social Justice Lecture- Promoting Social Justice and Human Rights for Migrants in the United States

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana

    2. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 11:45 am - 1:00 pmSchool of Social Work Annual Diversity Celebration

        SSW Room 2015

  2. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1.  

        Keynote Speaker: Abbie Goldberg, PhD, Clark University


        3rd Annual LGBT Research Symposium: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on LGBT Research in the Social Sciences 2015, Methodological Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing World

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and iHotel and Conference Center, Champaign

      2.  ICARUS IV Conference: Causes of Vulnerability and Livelihoods of the Poor

        More information to come.

      3. 3:00 pmWGGP Spring Reception

        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign

    2. Friday, May 8, 2015

      1.  

        Keynote Speaker: Abbie Goldberg, PhD, Clark University


        3rd Annual LGBT Research Symposium: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on LGBT Research in the Social Sciences 2015, Methodological Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing World

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and iHotel and Conference Center, Champaign

      2.  ICARUS IV Conference: Causes of Vulnerability and Livelihoods of the Poor

        More information to come.

    3. Saturday, May 9, 2015

      1.  ICARUS IV Conference: Causes of Vulnerability and Livelihoods of the Poor

        More information to come.

  3. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Thursday, May 14, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

        The keynote speaker is Dr. Aiah Lebbie from Njala University in Sierra Leone where he is the head of the Department of Biological Sciences. Dr. Debbie earned his BSc from the University of Sierra Leone in 1989, and his MS in Conservation Biology & Sustainable Development (1995) and PhD in Forest Ecology & Management (2001) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on integrating biological knowledge in addressing conservation/biodiversity issues in Liberia and Sierra Leone with an emphasis on human interactions with tropical ecosystems and understanding social consequences. His research encompasses sacred groves (cultural & biological), ecology of tropical plants and understanding the context in which health, disease, traditional knowledge and medicinal plants converge. He has taught and researched for Njala University College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Njala University, and the Environment Foundation for Africa.


        Illinois-Njala Global Health Symposium

        I-Hotel Conference Center, Illini Room B.

  4. Week of November 1, 2015

    1. Friday, November 6, 2015

      1.  

        Keynote speaker: Peter Watson, MPP, a national expert on CQI and adaptive leadership. Watson is currently the Director of the Children, Youth and Families/Justice Policy Programs at the University of Southern Maine’s Cutler Institute for Health & Social Policy, and was the Director of the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement for 10 years.


        CQI Conference- In Pursuit of Quality

        To be announced.


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