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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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Jobs With Justice: Putting Labor in the Pulpit

Program for September 2, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Sayra Gordillo, Campaign Projects Organizer for Missouri Jobs with Justice Missouri Jobs with Justice is a coalition of community, labor, student and religious groups … Continue reading

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Honduras: Our Next War?

Program for August 26, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Judy Ancel and Alice Kitchen members of Cross Border Network, (www.facebook.com/crossbordernetwork) On a human rights trip to Honduras in May 2012, the speakers found the DEA … Continue reading

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Reason Versus Religion

Program for August 19, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall James Webb, Economics Department, UMKC Misconceptions of “reason” and “rationality” abound among both religious believers and doubters.  Recent work of Patricia Churchland, Daniel Kahneman … Continue reading

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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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