By Kristin Zagurski
Volunteers needed for Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Court Watch
Volunteers are needed to monitor Douglas County domestic violence cases. Requirements for being a monitor include:
– being at least 18 years of age
– committing to at least one half-day of monitoring per month
– completing an application process, including reference and criminal history checks
– completing training on domestic violence, the justice system and Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Court Watch policy and procedure
For more information, contact Tracy Grinstead-Everly, DVCC Court Watch director, by phone at 398-9928 or by e-mail at email@example.com
Department of Philosophy and Religion to host lecture March 6
The Department of Philosophy and Religion will host a lecture by Richard Fumerton Wednesday, March 6. The presentation, titled “Objections to Realism,” will be held at 3 p.m. in Arts & Sciences Hall Room 313. All members of the campus community are invited to attend.
Fumerton’s research is primarily in the areas of epistemology, metaphysics and value theory.
He is a professor of philosophy at the University of Iowa and the author of *Metaepistemology and Skepticism, Reason and Morality: A Defense of the Egocentric Perspective and Metaphysical and Epistemological Problems of Perception.
His most recent book, *Realism and the Correspondence Theory of Truth, is soon to be released.
For more information, call Kathy Cox Schwartz at 554-2628.
Stanford lecturer to speak at Service Learning Academy workshop April 5
The Center for Faculty Development and the Service Learning Academy at UNO will host a workshop April 5 featuring Tim Stanton of Stanford University.
The event will begin at noon in the Milo Bail Student Center Nebraska Room. All members of the campus community are invited to attend.
Stanton is the current director of Public Service Medical Scholars and is a senior lecturer for the Health Policy Research and the School of Medicine at Stanford University.
His presentation is titled “Interdisciplinary Approach to Service Learning.”
For more information, contact Marilyn Leach, director of the Service Learning Academy, at 554-2427.
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