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UI Center for Human Rights to host "Sandy 2012" screening and panel discussion, Oct. 29

October 21st, 2015

The UI Center for Human Rights and the Iowa Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility will host a documentary screening and panel discussion, "Remembering Hurricane Sandy: What We Have Learned, Where Are We Headed," Thursday, October 29  at 7:00 p.m. in Schaeffer Hall, room 140. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. 

The event will open with a screening of the documentary film, "Sandy 2012," followed by a panel discussion featuring Professor Paul Greenough, David Courard-Hauri, and Kareem Butler, and will conclude with a 30 minute discussion with the audience. 

Paul Greenough is a professor of history, member of the Global Health Studies steering committee and advisory board member for the UICHR. David Courard-Hauri is the director of Environmental Science & Policy Program at Drake University. Finally, Kareem Butler is a student representative of Next Gen and an active member of Black Lives Matter.

This event is sponsored by UI International Programs, the UI Center for Human Rights, and the Iowa Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. For more information about the Iowa Chapter for Physicians for Social Responsibility, visit the PSR: Iowa webpage

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