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Persuasion: Speech for Action on Policies

Program for August 12, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Chester Boyd, M.A., Professor of Public Speaking and Theater Countering negative political claims in this election year. Click here to view a Power Point … Continue reading

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Zambia: Bursting the Stereotype – The Chinese Step In

Program for August 5, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Chiluba Musonda, Master’s in Public Administration (UMKC Block School), Zambian immigrant Imperialist alterations of culture continue. Click here to view the Power Point used in … Continue reading

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The Chemistry of Vincent van Gogh

Program for July 29, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Wilfred Arnold, Ph. D., B.Sc., M.A., Adjunct Professor of History and Philosophy, KU Med Center; Professor of biochemistry at UMKC for 40 years A Critical … Continue reading

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Challenging Right-wing Domination: Current Issues of Health Care in K.C.

Program for July 22, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Drs Kris Neuhaus and Yolanda Huet-Vaughn, both are M.D.’s Drs. Neuhaus and Huet-Vaughn will discuss problems of ethics and politics in this area’s health care … Continue reading

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Race and Radicalism in the Union Army

Program for July 15, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall   Mark Lause, Professor of American History, University of Cincinnati Dr. Lause discussed his 2009 book, Race and Radicalism in The Union Army,  which documents the … Continue reading

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Filtering Out Fear: Muslim Altruism and the Gulen Movement

Program for Sunday July 8, 2012 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall Margaret Rausch, Independent scholar and lecturer, Rockhurst University Margaret discussed the Gulen Movement in Turkey promoting religious tolerance and its relation to altruism.

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Space: Much Ado About Nothing

Program for Sunday July 1, 2012 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall Kenneth S. Schmitz, UMKC Physical and Environmental Chemistry Professor Comparisons will be made between current views on space and those of the Greeks. Focus … Continue reading

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Evolution: It’s Just Genetics Over Time (Part 2)

Program for Sunday June 24, 2012 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall Mindy L Walker,Ph.D., Evolutionary Geneticist, Assistant Professor of Biology, Rockhurst University

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What Can Freethought Fathers Tell Their Children – Panel Presentation

Program for Sunday June 17, 2012 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall James Webb,  Ben Kjelshus  and  Luis Flores

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Beckoning Beneficial Bugs: Native Plants Can Heal Our Wounded Habitat

Program for Sunday June 10, 2012 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall   Victoria Schoell-Shafer, Garden Manager at Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, and Matt Schoell-Shafer,  Landscape Architect at Vireo

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