Students and educators alike assembled in Monroe Lecture Hall on Wednesday for the event, “Climate Change: Myth or Reality.”
Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to get out of Washington and talk with folks across the country about how we can create jobs and get our economy growing faster.
This is a tough time for a lot of Americans – especially young people. You’ve come of age at a time of profound change. The world has gotten more connected, but it’s also gotten more competitive. And for decades, too many of our institutions – from Washington to Wall Street – failed to adapt, culminating in the worst financial crisis and recession since the Great Depression.
For the last three years, we’ve worked to stabilize the economy, and we’ve made some progress. But we still have a long way to go. And now, as you’re getting ready to head out into the world, many of you are watching your friends and classmates struggle to find work. You’re wondering what’s in store for your future, and I know that can be scary.
Hofstra University will host the second presidential debate of the 2012 election season, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced Monday, Oct. 31.
On Thursday, October 27th, the University will host From Brown To Brown And Beyond to examine the significance of the 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown vs. Board of Education.
On October at 2:46am, I felt the greatest wave of relief of my adult life. My backpack and a manila envelope containing my wallet were returned to me, now bearing tags with my name and date of birth on them; I was let free to find my own way home in the damp chill of light rain.