Refugee discussion educates Village residents, students on immigration Reply

By Tristan Davis & Michael Bueno – Features Editor & Junior Art Director

Lasell Village residents, college faculty, and students filled the Lasell Village Ballroom on Thursday, February 2 to join Dr. Dana Janbek, Associate Professor of Public Relations, and Marc Jacobs, CEO of Jewish Family Service of Metro West for “Syrian Refugees: A Global and Local Perspective.” The event addressed current issues, including the recent travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries. The pair talked about Janbek’s research and Jacobs’ efforts on resettlement for refugees.  More…

For some, the Syrian refugee crisis hits home Reply

By Nicole Taylor & Morgan VanWickler – Copy Editor & Junior Art Director

Every person on Earth has a purpose. For Associate Professor of Communication Dana Janbek, it’s working with Syrian refugees.

Her inspiration to begin researching the refugee crisis came from an article that described the living conditions in refugee camps. Janbek was so moved by this information she chose to pursue her own path of research.

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Professor Dana Janbek teaches communication and works to educate the public on the Syrian refugee crisis. Photo by Michael Bueno

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