Heavy metal musicians aren’t just harbingers of doom. They are also voices of social consciousness. In this talk, I provide over 40 years of songs on the threats of nuclear war, globalization, the invasion of Iraq, demagogue politicians, and human-caused climate change. From Black Sabbath to Lamb of God, from Metallica to Forbidden and Xentrix, from Kreator … More Heavy metal musicians bring a social conscience and raise our social consciousness.
778 Bullets — film screening and panel with filmmaker Angela Aguayo Flex Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center Tuesday, March 21, 7 p.m. In November 1970, university, state and local police shot 778 bullets into an off-campus rental house in Carbondale, Illinois. The residence was rented to a handful of university students; some were assumed to be associated … More 778 Bullets at Penn State
At work I’m entering into a partnership with the College of Nursing to explore sustainability as part of nursing education. So often we apply sustainability — the simultaneous pursuit of human health and happiness, economic well-being, and environmental quality today and tomorrow — to big systems like agriculture, water, and energy. But right now, I’m … More Nursing Education and Sustainability
The “Talking Together About Guns” series of events has been created by Penn State faculty, staff, students, and Centre Region community members who are concerned about guns and violence in our culture. The series began in September 2016 on the weekend of Constitution Day, which coincided with the 20th anniversary of the fatal shooting on the … More Talking Together About Guns