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Climate & the Coast: Challenges for the Next Administration

This panel discussion with experts from the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) will cover mounting issues facing the nation and Florida’s coast, including beach erosion, sea level rise, flooding and harmful algal blooms. How is the changing climate impacting the coast? What actions we might expect from the incoming Biden-Harris administration? Following the talks, take part in an open Q&A with UCI Director Tony MacDonald, Esq., UCI Associate Director Thomas Herrington, and Endowed Associate Professor of Marine Science Jason Adolf.

The 2021 Institute for Global Understanding Biennial Symposium

The symposium assembles experts from a wide range of disciplines in the government, nonprofit, academic, community, and private sectors to examine topics at the intersection of human rights and the environment and propose solutions for the future. Keynote speakers and panelists will address regulatory responses, litigation, academic and scientific discourse, and the activist movements that have shaped the intersection between human rights and the environment.

Black History Month 2021

Each year, Monmouth University observes National Black History Month throughout the month of February. Originating in 1926 under the vision of African American historian Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month provides opportunities for all members of the university to explore the histories, legacies, and current contributions of individuals across the African Diaspora. Join the Black History Month Planning Committee for our month-long virtual event series including events organized by students, faculty, and staff.