Glen Foerd-HFU Speaker Series: Spit Spreads Death: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918–19 in Philadelphia

What happens when disease strikes a city of two million people, sickening half a million and killing more than 12,000 in just six weeks and 16,000 in six months? During the fall of 1918, influenza casualties overwhelmed Philadelphia’s hospitals.

On Thursday, March 21 at 7 pm in the ETC Auditorium, join Robert D. Hicks, PhD, Director of the Mütter Museum, who will discuss the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 in Philadelphia.

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Rosen Speaks at Mexican Senate

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Dr. Jonathan Rosen, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Arts and Sciences, recently participated in a daylong event at the Mexican Senate where he spoke about the opioid epidemic in the United States.

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Honors Symposium Showcases Student Research

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The Honors Program at Holy Family University will host its Honors Symposium on Friday, March 1 at 5 pm in the Education and Technology Center on the Northeast Campus.

Each Honors Program student is required to work on a research project with a faculty mentor as part of the Honors Program requirements. This event is the culmination of that research experience, where the Honors Program juniors are presenting their research projects.

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Rosen Publishes Pair of Works

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Dr. Jonathan Rosen, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Arts and Sciences, and his co-author, Hanna Samir Kassab, released their latest collaborative book, Corruption, Institutions, and Fragile States. The book was published by Palgrave Macmillan. They previously published Drugs, Gangs, and Violence in September 2018.

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