News from the Institute
The University hosted a screening of “If These Halls Could Talk,” a documentary film series about 11 college students and their conversations about diversity issues in higher education. Lee Mun Wah, the renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker who directed the film, led a discussion following the screening.
Muhammad Yunus was awarded Quinnipiac's most prestigious humanitarian award and accepted an invitation to join the Albert Schweitzer Institute's honorary board.
Muhammad Yunus, who founded the practice of microcredit as a means to combat global poverty, visited campus in March 2013.
The Albert Schweitzer Institute led a delegation of students, staff and recent alumni to the 2012 Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates April 23-25, 2012, in Chicago.
David Ives, executive director of the institute, spoke at the United Nations Feb. 14, 2012, as part of a panel for the Arms Trade Treaty to UN diplomats and NGOs.