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"Today's violent attempts to disrupt the U.S. election process stand against all that we are as Americans. Higher education can and must find new ways to teach and inspire civil debate and peaceful protest in this divided society. We are better than this, and we must show the world."

Statement from Dr. M. Duane Nellis regarding the Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 events at the U.S. Capitol