Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of geography and the environment in the Maxwell School, was cited in The Washington Post opinion article “America’s maps are still filled with racist place names.” Monmonier, an expert on the history of cartography and map…
Somali-Bantu students’ holiday book on sale
As part of a semester-long project, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students from the Somali-Bantu Community-Based Tutoring Program wrote a book of seven different holidays. The book, People Come From Many Places and Travel Miles and Miles: A Student Guide to Some Pretty Important Holidays, is a wonderful example of cultural understanding. The book is being sold in the Schine Atrium on Thursday, December 10 from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM and in Starbucks on Marshall Street on Friday, December 11th from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM. Books can also be purchased during normal business hours at the Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service, 237 Schine Student Center. The books are $5 and all proceeds will benefit students in the tutoring program. Stop by and pick up a copy of this book – it is a great gift for the holiday season!
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