Joel Sartore

By yimkristine on February 6, 2019 in Environmentalism, Science & Technology, Spring 2019

Joel Sartore is a man on a mission, and he’s running out of time. Like Noah, he’s obsessed with building an ark – the Photo Ark — a groundbreaking effort to document species before they disappear, and to get people to care while there’s still time. For nearly 15 years, the acclaimed National Geographic Society […]

Helen Longino

By yimkristine on February 6, 2019 in Current Global Issues, Current Week, Spring 2019

Diversity and inclusion are not new ideas for philosopher Helen Longino. She has long argued that scientific progress is dependent upon a plurality of perspectives; that when inquiry is open to many disparate points of view, it’s more open to critical analysis and thus more objective. Longino will elaborate on her theory on March 19 […]

Michael Pollan

NOTE: Due to the anticipated large turnout, seating for the public will be limited. Doors open at 4:30 PM – seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. A book signing will follow his talk. Through his several books on the growth, preparation and consumption of food, Michael Pollan has shown us the way toward food […]

Michael Barbaro

By yimkristine on February 6, 2019 in Education & Society, Science & Technology, Spring 2019

The proliferation and popularity of podcasts – especially among millennials – have created many new media stars, but few are shining as brightly as Barbaro, the host of The Daily, the New York Times’ entry into the podisphere with millions of devoted listeners. It was the most-downloaded new show on Apple Podcasts last year, with […]