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Exhibition in Wilson Library examines the historical role of science in creating concepts of race.
This University Libraries exhibition features two centuries of written news, including newspapers, newsletters and magazines. It looks at the important role specialty news sources have played in informing, connecting and empowering North Carolina communities.
Dr. Phil Berke, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Dr. Philip Berke’s work focuses on the relationship between community resilience and urban planning with specific focus on methods, theory and metrics of local planning and outcomes. He is the lead co-author of an internationally recognized book, Urban Land Use Planning (University of Illinois Press, fifth edition, 2006), which focuses on integrating principles of sustainable communities into urban form, and co-author of a book, Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning, which was selected as one of the “100 Essential Books in Planning” of the 20th century by the American Planning Association Centennial Great Books.
JB Smith, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “Coastal Hazards & Resilience: Corps of Engineers Planning Perspective” J. Bailey Smith is a Coastal Technical Planning Expert with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Philadelphia District. Mr. Smith is the project manager for the post-Sandy New Jersey Back Bays Focus Area Study of the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study (NACCS), and has contributed to the NACCS and the post-Katrina coastal risk management and restoration studies in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Join us on March 23rd as Olga Dror, an Associate Professor from the Department of History at Texas A&M University, trace the origins of Ho Chi Minh’s veneration and his own role in promoting his image not only as the leader of the nation but as the Uncle, the head of the Vietnamese national family.
Keith Acree, Public Information Officer, North Carolina Emergency Management: “Public Information During Disasters and Emergencies” For 20 years, Acree he has handled public relations duties in state government, first at the NC Department of Correction and then at the NC Department of Public Safety. In his current role, he is responsible for coordinating the public information functions of the State Emergency Response Team when it activates, and operating its Joint Information Center.