The new Marilyn Shuler Human Rights Initiative at Boise State University will be a university-wide program to help educate the next generation of young people about human rights, BSU history Professor Jill Gill told the Boise City Club today. “That’s what’s different about this thing,” she said, reaching into all the different colleges within the university and available to all students. “I don’t know if we’ve ever tried anything like this before.” The program, starting in the fall of 2019, will issue a certificate in human rights, which Gill described as a “mini-minor,” requiring six to nine credits. Eventually, it should grow to a minor, she said, and possibly even a major. “We’re in a unique and disturbing time, but it’s an urgent time,” Gill...
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BSU's new Marilyn Shuler Human Rights Initiative to be a university-wide effort