Conceptions & Misconceptions Regarding Political Violence

Program for September 22, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Best

Rebecca H Best, Ph.D., Assistant professor, Department of Political Science, UMKC

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Dirac: the Strangest Man

Program for September 15, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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Dr. Wilfred Niels Arnold, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of History and Philosophy of Medicine and;  onetime Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Kansas University Medical Center;

and,   Kenneth S. Schmitz, UMKC Professor of Physical Chemistry and Environmental Studies

We will explore the hidden life of Paul Dirac (1902-84), outstanding theoretical physicist and noble prize winner.

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Mitochondria: An Overview (1st of the series)

Program for September 8, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Swerdlow

Russell Swerdlow,  M..D. ,.Director, University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Center, Professor of Neurology, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Here is the power point of Dr. Swerdlow’s presentation  COR Mitochondrial Genetics Talk 9-8-13b

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A God Atheists Can Believe In: A Postmodern-Medieval-Cyberspace-Prehistoric Perspective

Program for September 1, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301
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Dr. Vern Barnet, Unitarian minister, former Kansas City Star columnist (“Faith and Beliefs”)

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Use in Drug Development and Testing

Program for August 25, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301

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William Brooks, Ph. D., Director, Hoglund Brain Imaging Center; Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center

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The Anthropocene: The New Geology of Humankind

Program for August 18, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301

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Michael Miller, M.D., M.A. (Geography)

Has humankind become the dominant geologic force in the world? 

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August 1863: Civil War Events in the Kansas City Area, Leading up to and Including the Lawrence Raid

Program for August 11, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301

Harold Dellinger, Kansas City Author and Historian

The Civil War events of August 1863 included the collapse of the Kansas City Prison housing women thought to have been Confederate sympathizers and the subsequent Lawrence, Kansas raid by Confederate guerrillas

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES – “Science and Faith: Conflict, Contrast or Convergence?

Program for August 4, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301seatONE

Leroy Seat, Ph.D., (Christian Philosophy) Professor Emeritus of Seinan Gakuin University, Fukuoka City, Japan; Rockhurst University Adjunct, (http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com)

Click here to view the Power Point used in this presentation: Science and Faith

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Poverty: The Fallout for Women and Children

Program for July 28, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301

Sister Berta Sailer, Co-Founder of Operation Breakthrough

We’ll discuss the obstacles confronting working poor families in the inner city.

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Connecting the Ecological Dots: Local Initiatives and Global Imperatives

Program for July 21, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301

Round table discussion – everyone is welcome to participate in the discussion

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