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…
Burton Blatt Institute chairman to testify before National Council on Disability on future of disability law and policy
Peter Blanck, University Professor and chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University, will provide expert testimony March 9 in New York City, before the National Council on Disability (NCD). Blanck will discuss emerging issues in regard to disability law, policy and research, such as equal access to technology and opportunities for competitive integrated employment.
NCD is an independent federal agency that makes recommendations to the president and U.S. Congress to enhance the quality of life for all Americans with disabilities and their families. The public may join the meeting in a listening-only capacity (with the exception of the public comment period). For call-in information and a complete schedule, visit the Federal Register Notice.