HU Sociology Department symposium to explore the ugly truth behind human traffickingHampton, Va. - In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Hampton University Department of Sociology will present, The Ugly Truth Behind Human Trafficking on Tuesday, April 21 in the Hampton University Student Center. Panel discussions will be held at 9:45 am, and 1:30 pm and a town hall discussion at 3 p.m. According to the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year, of which 80 percent are women and half are children. The symposium topics will include defining and identifying victims of human trafficking, trends and patterns, legislation and the aftermath of human trafficking. Featured presenters are Anton Bell, Hampton Commonwealth’s Attorney; Howard E. Gwynn, Newport News Commonwealth’s Attorney and Tanya Street, human trafficking survivor. The symposium is sponsored by Hampton Commonwealth’s Attorneys and Newport News Commonwealth’s Attorneys Offices of Victim …
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The Hampton University Stroke Awareness Day activities will be held on Wednesday, April 15 1 p.m.-5p.m. in the Hampton University Student Center Ballroom. The discussions will focus on reducing stroke disparities through research and education. Stroke Awareness Day is sponsored by the HU School of Science and the HU School of Nursing.
Hampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications and Voice of America (VOA) will host three international journalists on April 8 at 12 noon in the Scripps Howard Building Room 138. VOA is the largest U.S. international broadcaster, reaches an estimated audience of 141 million weekly by radio (shortwave, FM, AM and satellite), television (satellite and cable), and Internet in 43 languages.
Hampton, Va. - The Hampton University community is extremely saddened by the death of one of our students, Cullen Haviland. We extend our deepest sympathy to Cullen's family and friends for their profound loss. He was pronounced dead in the Hampton University Library. There is no foul play suspected at this time. The incident is being investigated by Hampton City Police and the Hampton University Police.
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