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Spring 2017 – Gillette, WY

Leave Everything and Sing to God: Hindu Holy Women in India - Antoinette DeNapoli, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Wyoming

Passing Gas:  Why you may be driving an electric car in the near future - Ray DeStefano, Industrial Electricity Instructor, Gillette College

Wyoming’s Heart Mountain Relocation Center: A Living Legacy -  Eric Sandeen, Professor of American Studies and Director, Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research, University of Wyoming


Spring 2017 – Sheridan, WY

How the Brain Learns to See: Studying Tadpoles to Understand People -  Kara Pratt, Assistant Professor of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming

Democracy’s Past, Democracy’s Future: Problems and Possibilities - Scott Henkel, Assistant Professor of English, University of Wyoming

Will We Ever Have Beautiful Forests Again? Bark Beetles, Resilience, and Future Forests - Daniel Tinker, Associate Professor of Botany, University of Wyoming


Spring 2017 – Jackson, WY

An Economy That Works: Measuring Immigrant Contributions to Teton County  - Noah Novogrodsky, Professor of Law, University of Wyoming

Writing the New American West: Postfrontier Literature  - Nina S. McConigley, Assistant Professor of Honors, University of Wyoming

The Biology of Sex, Gender and Orientation - Donal Skinner, Professor and Department Chair of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming


Spring 2017 – Rock Springs, WY

When Coal Died in Wyoming: A History of Energy - Phil Roberts - Professor of History, University of Wyoming

Repeal and Replace: A Delicate Game of Jenga  - Mary Burman - Professor of Nursing and Dean of the School of Nursing, University of Wyoming

The Fifth Beginning: What Six Million Years of Human History Can Tell us about the Future - Robert Kelly, Professor of Anthropology, University of Wyoming


Fall 2017 - Pinedale, WY

How Synthetic Biology Will Change Medicine... And Us - Mark Gomelsky, Professor of Molecular Biology, University of Wyoming

Writing the Way West: Authors in America - Caroline McCracken-Flesher, Professor of English, University of Wyoming

The Fifth Beginning: What Six Million Years of Human History Can Tell Us About the Future -Robert Kelly, Professor of Anthropology, University of Wyoming

 

Fall 2017 - Sheridan, WY

Marketing the Wonderful Wizard of Oz: L. Frank Baum and Ozmania - Susan Aronstein, Professor of English, University of Wyoming

Jesus Reading Scripture at Nazareth: The Archaeology of Worship in First-Century Synagogues - Paul Flesher, Professor of Religious Studies, University of Wyoming

Art and Religion in the Philosophy of Paul Weiss - Dr. Paul Young, President, Sheridan College

 

Fall 2017 - Jackson, WY

Sour Whiskey, Cheap Wine, Plastic Milk, and Snake Oil: Food Fraud across National and International Supply Chains - Mariah Ehmke, Associate Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wyoming

The Fifth Beginning: What Six Million Years of Human History Can Tell us about the Future - Robert Kelly, Professor of Anthropology, University of Wyoming

Giving a Hoot about Wildlife Genetics: Enhancing the Survival of Western Wyoming’s Bighorn Sheep and Owls - Holly Ernest, Wyoming Excellence Chair, Professor of Veterinary Sciences, University of Wyoming

 

Fall 2017 - Cody, WY

How Did Shoshone Cavern National Monument Become Just Another Hole in the Ground?: A Case Study in State/Federal Debates over Control of Public Lands - Dr. Phil Roberts, Professor of History

How the Brain Learns to See: Studying Tadpoles to Understand People - Dr. Kara Pratt, Assistant Professor of Zoology and Physiology

Will We Ever Have Beautiful Forests Again? Bark Beetles, Resilience, and Future Forests - Daniel Tinker, Associate Professor of Botany, University of Wyoming

 

Fall 2017 - Gillette, WY

Tropical forests in Wyoming? Only 55 Million Years Ago - Dr. Ellen Currano, Associate Professor of Botany, Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming

Bigger Than We Can Imagine: How Mathematicians Grapple with Infinity - Dr. Myron Allen, Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Wyoming

Finding Religion in a Globalized World - Dr. Mary Keller, Senior Lecturer of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Wyoming


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