Lecture – Liberty in North Korea

The IUP Korean Program is hosting a presentation by LiNK (Liberty in North Korea) on Tuesday, September 29, at 5:00 p.m. in the Delaware Room of the HUB (by Hub Rock II).

The nonprofit organization  Liberty in North Korea (http://www.libertyinnorthkorea.org/) will launch its 16th national tour all across North America. During these tours, they will travel all across North America to shift the conversation from the politics back to the people.

The presentation consists of a 30-minute presentation sharing the voices of the North Korean people, followed by Q & A.

Here are stories by two North Korean refugees from TED:

– Joseph Kim: The family I lost in North Korea. And the family I gained.

– Hyeonseo Lee: My escape from North Korea
Yongtaek KIM
Assistant Professor of Japanese/Korean
Indiana University of PA
Department of Foreign Languages
Sutton Hall 408
Indiana, PA 15705

Debate Society for Pre-Law Students

The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research is currently forming 5 teams to compete in the Douglass Debate Society, a debate society that exists across the 14 universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.  There are 6-8 slots open for students who would like to represent IUP in the Douglass Debate Society.

No debate experience is necessary, but a commitment to working hard to become an effective debater and to compete at the state level is.  The IUP teams meet weekly on Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm, to train and practice.

Anyone who is interested should email Dr. Watson at veronica.watson@iup.edu for an invitation to joint the first meeting on Sept. 29.  Please contact Dr. Watson is you have any questions or would like additional information.

CHC Priority Registration Begins October 13

Cook Honors College students will schedule beginning on October 13th.  You should schedule a meeting in the next two weeks with your academic adviser to plan your spring schedule.  Freshman will have a detailed overview of their requirements for the CHC curriculum tonight and on Wednesday during the Fall First Year Workshop.

This weeks workshop will cover:

1.  CHC Requirements for Graduation and Liberal Studies

2.  Degree Works (tracking your progress towards graduation)

3.  How to Prepare Your Adviser to Help You Schedule.

The Situation of Stateless Persons in the Dominican Republic

A lecture by Mr. Ricardo Campusano,

attorney and human rights activist from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

6:00-7:15 p.m.

in the Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall

Free and open to the public.

Attendance vouchers will be provided.

This event is co-sponsored by

the Pan-African Studies Program,

and the Latin American Studies Program,

Questions? Contact Dr. Marveta Ryan-Sams at mmryan@iup.edu.