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News and Events

NEWS

April 2014: On Wednesday, April 30, the Department of Philosophy and Humanities hosted a talk by David Schweickart, author of After Capitalism. This talk was well-attended and provided important insight into questions of capitalism and its relaion to the current economic and environmental crisis. After the talk, Schweickart joined the Honors Student-Faculty seminar for a discussion about Karl Marx and the alternative to capitalism. The class had been studying Marx all semester and enjoyed using their knowledge to engage in dialogue with Schweickart.

April 2014: Creating Justice: A Symposium Celebrating Art in People's Movements was held on Saturday, April 12th 1 pm - 8 pm at Oakton Community College. This event is free and attended by 200 people. The keynote speaker was Nicolas Lampert, presenting on activism in art. Workshops and presentations throughout the day included themes of political theater, hip hop and immigratino, art, and organizing. The day ended with phenomenal performances by Ugochi and Rebel Diaz.


Academic Program

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IMPORTANT DATES


March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 13
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 16 -22
Spring Break.

March 23
Classes resume after Spring Break

March 25
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

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