Polish historian comes to UMD to present “Historical Atlas of Hasidism”
By Hallie Kay
A Polish historian and professor discussed the magic of Geographic Information Systems and the patterns of Eastern European Hasidism Thursday evening in Susquehanna Hall at this university.
Marcin Wodzinski, director of the Center for the Culture and Languages of the Jews at the ...
Lecturer from London discusses left-wing anti-Semitism with students, faculty
By Haleigh Whisted
David Hirsh, senior lecturer in sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London, gave a lecture on the recognition of anti-semitism in democratic societies and his book titled “Contemporary Left Antisemitism” Thursday afternoon in Francis Scott Key Hall. The Meyerhoff Center for Jewish ...
Thomistic Institute lecturer offers UMD students new perspective on God
By Ben Cooper
The Rev. Raymund Snyder led a discussion on whether belief in God is rational Thursday night in a lecture that was open to the public at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union.
The event, hosted by this university’s Thomistic Institute chapter, was one of a string of lectures by the institute, each with a ...
Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer to speak at UMD tonight
By Jacqueline Hyman
Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer will speak at the Seventh Annual Dubin Lecture at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in the Gildenhorn Recital Hall tonight at 6:30 p.m.
The Dubin Lecture, which has been an annual event since 2008, is “an opportunity to bring high-level lecturers to discuss issues that are related ...
TED founder speaks to students
By Brittany Britto
To himself, Richard Wurman is just a man whose pursuits are fueled by ignorance and the constant teetering between confidence and terror. To his fans, Wurman is an architect and author and the trailblazing founder of TED.
Students and faculty filled Stamp Student Union’s Grand Ballroom on Oct. 21 to hear about ...