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A Walk to Remember the Srebrenica Genocide in Bosnia

The Bowling Green community is invited to a memorial walk to commemorate the 20 year anniversary and the lives lost during the Srebrenica genocide in Bosnia. The walk will take place July 11 from 3-6pm in downtown. Backpacks, as a … Continue reading

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IdeaFestival 2014 #5: Us vs. Them: How to move from commonsense morality to metamorality

Joshua Greene Session: Us/Them Thursday, October 2, 2014, 9-10am, Kentucky Center Joshua D. Greene is Professor of Psychology, a member of the Center for Brain Science faculty, and the Director of the Moral Cognition Lab at Harvard University. He studies the … Continue reading

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IdeaFestival 2014 #3: Jazz Musician Wynton Marsalis on Art & Creativity in America

Wynton Marsalis Session: Wynton Marsalis Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Kentucky Center) Wynton Marsalis is the Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and a world-renowned trumpeter, bandleader and composer. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana … Continue reading

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John Dewey on the True Purpose of Education and How to Harness the Power of Our Natural Curiosity

Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, Sep 19, 2014 “While it is not the business of education … to teach every possible item of information, it is its business to cultivate deep-seated and effective habits of discriminating tested beliefs from mere assertions, … Continue reading

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Farming for the Future: Investing in Your Community to Change the World – Stephen Ritz

The Mary E. Hensley Lecture Series Tue, Sep 9, 7pm, Van Meter Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx teacher and administrator who believes that students shouldn’t have to leave their community to live, learn, and earn in a better one. … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals for the 2014 Campus Community Partnerships for Sustainability (WKU, Nov 14-16, 2014)

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A Symposium on Peace, Islam, and Counter-Narratives

This conference brings together academics, practitioners, policy influencers, and Muslim thought leaders to discuss the potential strategic role of the Islam in American security policy and initiatives. It focuses on the role of “counter-narratives,” or the attempt to respond to … Continue reading

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Expanding Classrooms: Pedagogy at the Social Justice Crossroads – Dr. Rhonda Williams, Founder & Director, Social Justice Institute, Case Western Reserve University

ICSR Spring Speaker Series Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 4-5.30pm, Faculty House Background Dr. Rhonda Y. Williams, an associate professor of History in the College of Arts and Sciences at CWRU, completed her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania under the … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette (Chandler School of Theology, Emory University)

Hosted by the Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility Friday, April 25, 2014, 3pm, Garrett 116 refreshments The Rev. Dr. Lafayette, an ordained minister, is a longtime civil rights activist, organizer, and an authority on nonviolent social change. He co-founded … Continue reading

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Global Studies as if Reality Mattered: Globalizing Education in the Anthropocene to Build Global Competence and Resilience

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. (John Muir 1911) Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. (Philip K. Dick; Peter Viereck) … Continue reading

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