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Thurgood Marshall Jr. urges students to build bridges at Brody Foundation Public Policy Forum

By Samantha Caruso For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh The School of Public Policy at this university hosted a discussion with Thurgood Marshall Jr., an accomplished lawyer who formerly worked for the federal government, at the Stamp Student Union Tuesday evening. Marshall is the son of the late Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme ...

Campus organizations come together to address peacemaking over social media

By Ben Cooper For Mitzpeh @ben_coops Members from multiple UMD communities and religious groups facilitated a discussion addressing peacebuilding in our social-media-driven society Thursday afternoon. The “Peacebuilding in a New Age” event was hosted by 10 campus groups, including Maryland Hillel, MICA, the Memorial Chapel and the ...

UMD students, faculty address racial issues during roundtable discussion

By Ben Cooper For Mitzpeh @ben_coops Three students and two professors at this university examined racial topics Thursday night in a roundtable discussion at Juan Ramon Jimenez Hall. The event was hosted by Maryland Discourse, a non-partisan, politically neutral organization on campus that aims to create a more aware and engaged society, ...