Topic: humanitarian

The new center at the Watson Institute opened in September with the goal of deepening understanding of global human rights challenges.

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Watson Institute creates Center for Human Rights, Humanitarian Studies

November 14, 2019 0 comments

The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies opened its doors at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs in September. As a newly endowed center, CHRHS plans to promote research and education on humanitarian issues and human rights concerns, said CHRHS Director Adam Levine.

Olivia Cummings ’19, Huy Nguyen ’19 and Briana Chung ’19 started the Solidarity with the Rohingya People Club on campus. They have hosted a teach-in and are planning to present additional events this year.

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Club aims to raise awareness, funds for Rohingya refugees

December 2, 2018 0 comments

After spending a summer volunteering in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, Olivia Cummings ’19, Huy Nguyen ’19 and Briana Chung ’19 were inspired to create a club to raise awareness and generate support for the civilians displaced by sectarian violence in the nation.