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World-renowned Holocaust historian explains how ordinary people can commit such atrocities

Nazi Germany’s Reserve Police Battalion 101 executed tens of thousands of innocent men, women, and children during World War II. These reserve police officers were responsible for mass shootings...
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Research series featuring race and the criminal justice system in America set for January 29

Dr. Frank Beck, associate professor of sociology, along with criminal justice graduate student Alexis Swanson, will present their answers to the question, "Why do African Americans spend more time...
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Ordinary Men: Exploring why people commit atrocities

The free, virtual program will feature Christopher Browning, author of the book Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland.
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African American Studies lectures feature Dr. Miltonette Craig, Dr. Gregory Braswell

African American Studies will present Dr. Miltonette Craig and Dr. Gregory Braswell for the fall 2020 lecture series.
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Setback to comeback: Message of perseverance defines Class of 2020

It would have been poetic for Tristen Sharp to go from not knowing if she’d ever be able to put one foot in front of the other again to walking across the stage at Redbird Arena.

Virtual career fairs connect Redbirds and employers remotely

As Redbirds continue to thrive during the pandemic, Career Services is offering virtual career fairs, and information on how to navigate them effectively.
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CAST faculty member Dr. Mike Rossler talks research and criminal justice science

Dr. Mike Rossler, an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Sciences, has recently been featured in several articles on the topic of policing and criminal justice.
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Our newest Redbirds: Criminal justice sciences major wants to be part of the solution

Tony Davenport has a unique perspective when he listens to the ongoing conversations asking for change in law enforcement practices. He is a proud young Black man who wants to see solutions to...
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#RedbirdScholar students use grants to spend summer researching

This summer, 27 students received the new Undergraduate Research Support Program grant provided by the Office of Student Research. To honor the inaugural summer of the grant, we have featured five...
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Finding a purpose: RSO mentors young men and sets them on a strong path

Reality hit hard one night for Illinois State student Antonio Lenow Jr. He was in a dorm playing one of his favorite video games—NBA 2K—with a few friends. As he looked around the room, he...