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Poverty: The Fallout for Women and Children

Program for July 28, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Sister Berta Sailer, Co-Founder of Operation Breakthrough We’ll discuss the obstacles confronting working poor families in the inner city.

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Connecting the Ecological Dots: Local Initiatives and Global Imperatives

Program for July 21, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Round table discussion – everyone is welcome to participate in the discussion

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Mercury Pollution, the other Global Environmental Crisis

Program for July 14, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Craig Volland, international expert on mercury pollution and Air Quality Chair, Kansas Sierra Club. Half of the top predatory fish in US lakes are contaminated with mercury. … Continue reading

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES – Religious Literacy: Why it Matters?

Program for July 7, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Bill Tammeus, former Faith section columnist for The Kansas City Star; Faith Matters blog;  Author of A Gift of Meaning (2001), They Were Just People: Stories of Rescue in Poland During … Continue reading

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What the Frack are we doing?

Program for June 30, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Rita Norton, Sustainable Energy Advocate, and Kenneth S Schmitz, UMKC Professor of Physical Chemistry and Environmental Studies “Fracking” is short for “hydraulic fracturing,” a process by which vertical and, … Continue reading

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Brain Aging, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Their Treatment

Program for June 23, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Russell Swerdlow, M.D. Director, University of Kansas Alzheimer’s  Center; Professor of Neurology, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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The Making and Breaking of an American Spy

Program for June 16, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301   James A Everett, Former CIA Intelligence agent (deep cover spy) and author of The Making and Breaking of an American Spy (Strategic Book Publishing).  Signed copies … Continue reading

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Chopin’s Heart

Program for June 6, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Wilfred A Arnold, Ph. D., Adjunct Professor of History and Philosophy of Medicine; and, onetime Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Kansas University Medical Center  (Read the … Continue reading

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES – “What is the Meaning and Role of the Pope in the 21st Century

Program for June 2, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Larry Guillot, Interfaith Council (consultant), Creative Community Services (principal), Second Vatican Council in Rome (news corps) Ph. T., Gregorian University (Rome); Biagio Mazza,  St. Sabrina’s  Parish … Continue reading

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This Brave New ePublishing World

Program for May 26, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301     Randy Attwood, Kansas City fiction author Randy Attwood provides his experiences and views on digital publishing ebooks and print-on-demand books.

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