Economic development is focus of expert panel discussion The event, titled “The Opportunities and Challenges of Economic Development,” features three experts and is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23, at noon in Old Main Chapel on the CU Boulder campus. Read more Tags:Center to Advance Research in the Social SciencesEconomicsEthnic StudiesSocial Sciences Today Taxes, tariffs and trade Taxes, tariffs and trade, three things frequently in the headlines now, are the focus of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at the University of Colorado Boulder. Read more Antman, Chapin and SepúlvedaThe event—titled “Brain Drain Through Deportation? The Consequences of DACA”—features three experts and is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, at noon in Old Main Chapel on the CU Boulder campus. Each faculty member will speak for about 15 minutes and then answer questions. The event is free and open to the public. The panelists are:Francisca Antman, associate professor of economicsVioleta Chapin, clinical professor of lawEnrique Sepúlveda, assistant professor of ethnic studiesAntman will summarize results from her research on the impacts of DACA on the schooling and labor-market outcomes of likely beneficiaries. The DACA program covers undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children; these immigrants are sometimes called “dreamers.”Chapin will discuss undocumented/DACA students in American colleges today, how DACA helped raise those numbers, and some of the history of state bills to allow undocumented students to get in-state tuition.Sepúlveda will speak about “how DACA is part of a larger set of issues impacting Latinx students/youth, immigrant or not, and what this means for my work as an educational anthropologist and ethnic studies professor.”The event is sponsored by the Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences (CARTSS) and the College of Arts and Sciences. The Social Sciences Today Forum, a series during the school year, is designed to help the public gain broader perspectives and deeper understanding of human society and how individuals relate to the community and one another. This forum brings the knowledge and expertise of social-sciences faculty to the greater community and allows the community to ask questions of leading scholars. Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail CU Boulder experts discuss disaster preparedness Disaster preparedness is the focus of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at CUBoulder. The event, titled “Disasters: Can We Be Prepared?” features three experts and is scheduled for Sept. 26, at noon in Old Main Chapel. Read more Related Articles Published: Feb. 26, 2018 The consequences of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program—and its uncertain future—is the subject of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at the University of Colorado Boulder.