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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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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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