In Chicago, after segregation, segregation continues

Every morning, Richard Hunt goes to his workshop, located in an abandoned power plant north of Chicago. A makeshift heater tries to warm the atmosphere. At 86, with a white beard, the African-American artist is working on his latest creation, a sculpture that will be in the garden of the presidential library of Barack Obama, … Read more

Laurence Deschamps-Laporte: when artwork meets politics

How to instill passion for research in political science? Transporting the disciplines studied outside the walls of the University. This is the strategy used by professor of the Department of Political Science Laurence Deschamps-Laporte. In your classes, it will not be uncommon to hear about painters, musicians and even scientists. This allows you to clearly … Read more

Rouge et Or: “We intend to right the scenario”

After their worst season in more than 20 years, the Université Laval Rouge et Or football team aims to set the record this year. In 2021, Laval finished with a record of five wins and three losses. Glen Constantin’s troop was surprised by Sherbrooke, before losing both their regular season duels and the playoff game … Read more

The contribution of arithmetic to the event of Africa

[BRAZZAVILLE] The use of mathematics is an asset for the development of Africa. This argument was widely supported during 10.and Pan-African Mathematics Congress (PACOM 2022) held from 2 to 6 August 2022 in Brazzaville, Congo. Franck Langa, professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology at Marien Ngouabi University in Brazzaville, says that today Africa … Read more

Combating racism: the US’ historical past scrutinized by the UN

“We strive to ensure that all Americans are protected from discrimination based on race, color and origin,” said Desiree Cormier Smith, the Department of State’s Special Representative for Racial Equity and Justice. Speaking to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), she acknowledged, however, that there is still a “gap” between stated ideals … Read more