Healing with Music: The Science of Music at Work

Program for February 23, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301MJackson

Sandy Maddux Jackson, MTBC

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TENTH ANNUAL DARWIN DAY TODD KELSO MEMORIAL- How the Tree of Life Became a Tangled Web: Changes in Evolutionary Theory

Program for February 16, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Eliseo Fernandez, Scientific Consultant at Linda Hall Library

The role of analogy in Darwin’s thought and in later developments in evolutionary thought.

View the Power point used  Tree of Life Kelso

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Sustainable Agriculture is Necessary for Sustainable Life

Program for February 9, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301jackson_sm

Wes Jackson, Land Institute President, Salina, KS. Developer of perennial grains (landinstitute.org)

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Religion, the Environment and Practical Human Concerns – Open Discussion

Program for February 2, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Ben Kjelshus and Luis Flores (moderator). Audience participation is welcome and encouraged

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TIDE: A Long-Term Whole Ecosystem Nutrient Enrichment Experiment

Program for January 26, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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John Fleeger, UMKC Geosciences visiting professor, Professor emeritus Louisiana State University, Fellow of American Association for the advancement of Science

TIDE www.mbl.edu/tide/

  • Trophic cascades and
  • Interacting control processes in a
  • Detritus-based aquatic
  • Ecosystem
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SECOND ANNUAL FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM: Crisis and Commonwealth (Rowman and Littlefield, 2013)

Program for January 19, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Charlie Reitz, retired professor Kansas City Kansas Community College

see details of the Commonwealth Working Group at our “Endorsed Activities” page.

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Computational Thinking and Mindful Computing: How are They Related? – a Roundtable Discussion

Program for January 12, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Bill Mullins, Itinerant Systemizer

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Religion, the Environment and Practical Human Concerns – Open Discussion

Program for January 5, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Luis Flores and Ben Kjelshus , Moderators.  Audience participation is welcome and encouraged

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A Freethought Look Toward 2014 … and Beyond: Open Discussion at the Community of Reason”

Program for December 29, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

All are welcome to participate.

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Our Media Crisis: Proportions, Sources of Corruption and Organizational Solutions

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

Doug Greer, Chair of Friends of Community Media, http://ourfcm.org

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