UNCG Campus Weekly

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October topics: domestic violence, gun violence

“Domestic violence-related deaths on rise in Greensboro,” was the front-page headline in a recent News and Record. Coming ahead of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, the article outlined the year’s domestic violence-related deaths in Guilford county.

Several UNCG events related to the timely topics of domestic violence and gun violence will be held in coming weeks.

“Disarmed: The Missing Movement for Gun Control” Wed., Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m., Curry Building Auditorium, Room 225. The Political Science Department presents: Dr. Kristin Goss, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University, to discuss the shifting politics of gun reform up to and after Newtown. Presented by UNCG’s Center for Legislative Studies Fall Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by the FTLC.

Domestic Violence Panel: “What should I do if I think a UNCG student or employee is being abused in an intimate relationship?” Wed., Oct. 9, noon to 1:30 p.m., Faculty Center. Lunch provided by UNCG Dean of Students. Register through FTLC to reserve lunch. FTLC@uncg.edu Seating limited.

Mental Health Speaker: Dr. Christine Murray, UNCG School of Education, Counseling Department. Tues., Oct 22. NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence meeting on UNCG campus. Register online through: http://www.nccadv.org/

NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence meeting on UNCG campus. Register online through http://www.nccadv.org/ Substance Abuse Speaker, Wed., Oct. 23.

“Violence in America” Wed., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., Curry Building Auditorium (Room 225). Dr. Philip J. Cook, Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Economics & Sociology, Duke University, speaks about successful and unsuccessful ways to address gun violence via public policy. Presented by The Center for Legislative Studies Fall Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by the Division of Continual Learning.