University of Redlands


Peter C. Groff '85Fall 2020 Virtual Brown Bag Series

The Hall Network is pleased to introduce its Fall 2020 Virtual Brown Bag Series that highlights Hall Network supported projects and contemporary policy issues. The Hall Network supports University of Redlands faculty scholarship and brings external policy experts to the the University community. 

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After signing up participants will be sent access to a Webex to their email in advance of each session.    

September 30th 12:10 to 1pm: “Community Organizing to Advance Community”A panel discussion with three faculty who have been engaged in an Inland Empire Community Organizing Project for the past year. Learn about the project, how the project intersects with current social movements, and what comes next.

Presenters: Dr. Brian Charest, Dr. Mikela Bjork, Dr. Nicol Howard

October 14th 12:10 to 1pm: “Polling and the November Election: Are Polls Accurate”

A discussion with political scientist Dr. Eric McLaughlin and Dr. Renee Van Vechten on polling and the 2020 November Election.

Presenters: Dr. Eric McLaughlin, Dr. Renee Van Vecten

November 18th 12:10 to 1pm: “The History of Education Funding in California: Examining the Stories of Evolution”

The Hall Network has supported the work of Dr. Annie Knox and Paul Jessup to examine the history of education funding in California. Dr. Knox and Mr. Jessup will discuss their project, the evolution of K-12 school funding in California and what might be next for California Schools in the contemporary moment.

Presenters: Dr. Annie Knox, Mr. Paul Jessup

December 9th 12:10 to 1pm: “Examining the Higher Education Response to the COVID19 Pandemic”

Meet the Hall Network Director and Faculty Fellows, and hear them talk about their project to examine higher education’s response to the COVID19 Pandemic. There project examines the impact to students, how institutions have responded, and the fiscal and operational shifts caused by the global pandemic of 2020.

Presenters: Dr. Andrew Wall, Dr. Adriana Alvarado, Dr. Greg Thorson