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The Benefits of Planting and Caring for Trees

Program for Sunday, December 4, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Kevin Lapoine,   Kansas City Forester, Missouri Parks and Recreation Department Kevin stressed the social, community, environmental and economic value of trees.  There is … Continue reading

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Morals Through Reason

Program for Sunday, November 27, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Sarah Hargreaves,   Kansas City Atheist Coalition President and Adam Brown, K.C.A.C. Marketing and Public Relations Director Founders of the new group K.C.A.C described … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico: Past, Present and Future

Program for Sunday, November 20, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Eric Dollard,   Self-made scholar with a long-time interest in geography in general and a special interest in Puerto Rico Eric discussed the  political … Continue reading

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Remembering Selma 46 Years Later

Program for Sunday, November 13, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Sister Rosemary Flanigan,   March 10, 1965 St Louis delegate to Selma, Alabama It is apt that Kathryn Stockett’s first novel, The Help, became … Continue reading

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Creating an Oasis in Urban Food Desserts

Program for Sunday, November 6, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Robyne Stevenson Turner,   Ph. D. Political science, (Department of Public Administration)  Rutgers University and  Adjunct Faculty, UMKC We have a national epidemic of obesity … Continue reading

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John Emerson Roberts: How I did the Research on His Life and His Work

Program for Sunday, October 30, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Ellen Roberts Young,   Author of John Emerson Roberts: Kansas City’s “Up-To-Date” Freethought Preacher Dedicated  in memory of Woody Williams, local Freethought Advocate. Kansas City’s All … Continue reading

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Untangling the Mysterties of Alzheimer’s Disease

Program for Sunday, October 23, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Jeffrey Burns M.D., M.S., KU Med Center Assoc. Neurology Professor, Director of Alzheimer and Memory Program, Assistant Director General Clinical Research Center Go … Continue reading

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Behavioral Health Kaleidoscope

Program for Sunday, October 16, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall   Gloria Nepote, Professional Addiction Counselor and Registered Interventionist

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The Great Nuclear Debate: Nuclear Weapons-Making in KC

Program for Sunday, October 9, 2011 – 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm This Presentation met in Stack Auditorium, Room 111, Royall Hall, UMKC Ira Helfand, M.D., Emergency Medicine Physician in Leeds, Mass., Physicians for Social Responsibility Board Member and Vice … Continue reading

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Protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline

Program for Sunday, October 2, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Rita Norton, Sustainable Energy Advocate Rita spoke about her participation in the August 2011, Washington D.C. protest against the Keystone XL pipeline that is … Continue reading

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