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Into thinner air: How pikas live on the roof of the world and implications for their persistence

Recorded: April 17, 2019

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BioGeoTherapy: Reversing Climate Change by Regenerating Land and Ocean Ecosystems

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Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, and Wonders

Dr. Asa Mittman Art and Art History Department CSU, Chico In this unique presentation, Dr. Asa Mittman closely analyzes a medieval map with students and colleagues. What are they analyzing?…

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Is Mexico's Democratic Consolidation Back on Track?

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, ChicoHow does Mexico’s history, political parties, and corruption affect its government and people? Stephen Lewis explores the major elections and the…

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Representations of Female Homosexuality in Middle Eastern Contemporary Literature: Strategies and Critics

Zayer Baazaoui Ph.D. candidate in Literary, Cultural and Linguistic Studies University of Miami, Florida Zayer Baazaoui explains the connection between the development of society and the development…

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Uncertain Status: Migrant Labor in Morocco and Spain

Migration, the movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions. Much of this process is overlooked or ignored in our society, however Alexander Ryll…

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Russia 1917: Why Did Tsarism Collapse and the Bolsheviks Come to Power?

Dr. Donald J. Raleigh Faculty, History Department University of North Carolina The basic facts of the Russian Revolution are widely known. Tsar Nicholas was ousted – and he and his family…

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Mexico's Faltering Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, Chico For 71 years, starting in 1929, Mexico was ruled by one political party, Partido Revoluncionario Institucional (PRI). As Dr. Stephen Lewis explains,…

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This Way to Sustainability VII Keynote Address

Dr. Wallace "J." Nichols Research Associate, California Academy of Sciences Dr. Nichols founded and co-directs Ocean Revolution, an international network of young ocean advocates. He is…

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California Water: From Local to Global

Heather Cooley Co-Director of the Water Program, Pacific Institute, Oakland, California Ms. Cooley’s presentation begins with a look at California’s water – where it is found,…

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Life Without Light: Chemoautotrophically Based Cave Biology

Dr. Serban M. Sarbu Professor, University of Cincinnati Born in Romania, Dr. Sarbu developed his interest in caves and cave biology partly because Romania is a country containing many caves. He…

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The Influence of Sustainable Action on Cultural Conflicts in the Middle East

Brandon Michael Smith Student, Wichita State University The valleys formed by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers are among the most fertile areas in the entire Middle East. To explore his topic, Mr.…

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Cultural and Educational Glances from All Over the World

International Panel from the Teaching Excellence and Achievement Fellows Program Representatives of a group of teachers from 20 different countries share their cultural and educational backgrounds,…

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