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I Found My Brain in San Francisco

Program for November 11, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Fred Whitehead, Freethought Historian, co-author Freethought on the American Frontier. Ferreting out San Francisco gems – little-known cultural and historic sites

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Prospects for a Long-overdue Viable Progressive Third Party

Program for November 4, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dee Berry, taught General Systems Theory at UMKC and Park University, served as coordinator for the National Clearing House for the Green Committee of Correspondence … Continue reading

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A Mormon Whitehouse

Program for October 28, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Third Annual Woody Williams Memorial Lecture Randall Snyder,  local orthodontist and ex-Mormon.  He was a missionary, was married in a Mormon Temple and served … Continue reading

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Overcoming Stereotypes: Understanding Today’s Turkey

Program for October 21, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Abdulbaki Agbas, Associate professor of Biochemistry, Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience, Turkish born, American since 1989

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A Three-Point Landing for the Origin of Flight: The First Flier (Part 1)

Program for October 14, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall In conjunction with the Kansas and Missouri Paleontological Society David Burnham, Ph.D., Paleontologist, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas We’ll look at the first birds in … Continue reading

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It’s Just Genetics Over time (Part 3)

Program for October 7, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Mindy Walker, Evolutionary Geneticist, Associate Professor of Biology, Rockhurst University This is the third in a series of talks discussing the evidence and mechanisms of … Continue reading

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What are we Breathing: Radon and Other Indoor Air Issues?

Program for September 30, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall  Robert Dye, Environmental Scientist, B.S., Chemistry, 12 years Duane Arnold Energy Center, two decades with Environmental Protection Agency Protecting yourself against hidden toxins in … Continue reading

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Listening to the Dark

Program for September 23, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Peter Street, English working class poet. Author of Listening to the Dark Peter will read from his recently published book, with themes of travels to … Continue reading

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What Inequality has Done to America

Program for September 16, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall June Carbone, Smith Chair of Law, the Constitution and Society, UMKC Law School, Co-author of Red Families and Blue Families (2010); author of From … Continue reading

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What Determines the Price of a Gallon of Gas?

Program for September 9, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Ken Stalder, Professional Geologist. Kansas and Missouri Paleontological Society president How is gas brought from the well to the pump?  How can we conserve?  What … Continue reading

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