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Exercise and the Human Brain

Program for Sunday, September 25, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Eric D. Vidoni, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Kansas University Medical Center Eric reviewed the scientific evidence surrounding exercise effects on the … Continue reading

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Day Off for Planet Earth

Program for Sunday, September 18, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hal Lewis W. Diuguid, Troublemaker Human beings for at least 2 centuries have wrecked the quality of the air, soil and water with no … Continue reading

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My Life as a Bootlegger’s Grandson

Program for Sunday, September 11, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Stanley Banks, Assistant Professor and Artist in Residence at Avila University, Defying-the-Odds Alumni Award 2008, Mayor’s Proclamation for Writing and Educational Efforts 2002, … Continue reading

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Labor Day: Imagining Labor’s Future

Program for Sunday, September 4, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Judy Ancel,  Director of UMKC’s Institute for Labor Studies Judy discussed the worldwide attack on working people, the significance of the Wisconsin protests and … Continue reading

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Missouri Juvenile Court: Kansas City’s Unique History and Role

Program for Sunday, August 28, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall William R Jackson III,  Assistant Director of Legal Services at the Family Court of Jackson County, Missouri. The Juvenile Court in Missouri: History, … Continue reading

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Giving Voice to Ethics in the Federal Budget Debate

Program for Sunday, August 21, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Barry Speert, University-level Instructor and Broadcast Commentator Barry assessed liberal, conservative, secular and religious claims made recently in connection with the federal budget; … Continue reading

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The Misery of Islam

Program for Sunday, August 14, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dr. Fred Whitehead, Freethought Historian Dr. Whitehead discussed The Misery of Islam, a book by Jaya Gopal, (newly issued by John Brown Press). “This … Continue reading

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Grassroots Radio: Why it Matters and What it Means to You

Program for Sunday, August 7, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Speakers:  Tom Klammer, Host of “Tell Somebody,” a weekly public affairs show broadcast every Tuesday 6 pm., 90.1 fm KKFI;  Craig Lubow,  Attorney, … Continue reading

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A Month with the Brown Hyena in Namibia, Africa

Program for Sunday, July 31, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dr. William Kirk Suedmeyer, Director Animal Health and Research, Kansas City Zoo. Dr. Suedmeyer planned to discuss the involvement of the Kansas City … Continue reading

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A Revolution Not Just for the Middle East

Program for Sunday, July 24, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Fatimeh El-Sherif, Asst. Chief financial officer for Sinai University El-Sherif spent the last three years in Egypt as the ferment grew and masses … Continue reading

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