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  • Physical Activity Is an Underused Resource for COVID-19 Pandemic

    01 Dec 2022 6:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union - James F. Sallis, Ph.D is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health at University of California San Diego and Professorial Fellow at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. He is currently focusing on getting research used to create healthier cities. During the pandemic he has been actively advocating for greater attention to, and application of, physical activity’s benefits.

  • Tearing Hatred From the Sky

    30 Jan 2023 6:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union - b]Martin Luther King, Jr. 2023 Keynote[/] Bree Newsome illustrates how ordinary people can make an extraordinary difference. Following the brutal murder of nine black parishioners in 2015 at Mother Emmanuel Church in Charleston, S.C., Bree climbed the flagpole at the South Carolina statehouse and pulled down the Confederate Battle flag. Her arrest galvanized public opinion and led to the permanent removal of the flag.

  • Lecture: Let's Talk About Pets

    02 Feb 2023 7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union - Temple Grandin is a prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior, and a professor of animal science at Colorado State University. She also has a successful career consulting on both livestock handling equipment design and animal welfare.

  • A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things

    15 Feb 2023 6:00 pm @ 3560 Memorial Union - Nature, money, work, care, food, energy, and lives: in making these seven things cheap, modern commerce has transformed, governed, and devastated Earth. Based on the latest research in political ecology, together with histories of colonialism, indigenous struggles, slave revolts, and other rebellions and uprisings, Raj Patel will demonstrate the cost it takes to make the world cheap and safe for capitalism.