Upcoming events in the Scholars community. You can find a list of our Annual Traditions here.

Tuesday, October 04

Vice Presidential Debate Watch

9:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Location: 1100 CCC

The Scholars community is invited to join us for the screening of the Vice Presidential debate.

Thursday, October 06 to Friday, October 07

Crimmigration in the Shadow of Sovereignty

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Location: Stamp Student Union

The Crimmigration in the Shadow of Sovereignty CINETS Conference on October 6-7, 2016 at the University of Maryland, College Park will feature the themes: federalism and sovereignties, technologies and control, borders, enforcement and detention, and trafficking and forced migration. More... Read more

Sunday, October 09

Presidential Debate Watch

9:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Location: 1100 CCC

The Scholars community is invited to join us for the screening of the Presidential debate.

Thursday, October 13

From the Schoolhouse Gate to the Jailhouse Door: Constitutional Rights on Campus

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Location: Eaton Theater, Knight Hall

Guest Speaker: Frank LoMonte, Executive Director, Student Press Law Center

The Supreme Court first explicitly recognized in 1943 that students have inalienable constitutional protections that public schools cannot take away, but since that time, student rights have been on an ideological... Read more

Wednesday, October 19

Presidential Debate Watch

9:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Location: 1100 CCC

The Scholars community is invited to join us for the screening of the Presidential debate.

Thursday, October 20

Do Facts Matter? Presidential Politics in the Age of Truthiness

5:00 pm to 6:15 pm

Location: 1100 CCC

Join us for a town-hall discussion, led by Scholars program faculty, in response to the presidential debates. This is going to be an engaging conversation about what role facts play in politics, how we evaluate claims, and who is responsible for checking. The Scholars faculty bring their... Read more

Thursday, October 27

Citizenship and the Right to Public Education for Undocumented Immigrants

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Location: Jimenez Hall 0220

Lecturer: Robert Koulish, Director, MLAW Programs and Joel J. Feller Research Professor
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland

Immigrants are not as different from citizens in terms of citizenship responsibilities and right as many have been led to... Read more