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The Writer's Voice: Jose A. Rodriguez

Dr. José Antonio Rodríguez University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley Department of EnglishPoet, memoirist, and translator, José Antonio Rodríguez is a Mexican immigrant and…

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Jair Bolsonaro and the Fate of Brazil's Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis, History Department Dr. Jacque Chase, Geography & Planning DepartmentCSU Chico The recent landslide election of far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro represented a remarkable turn…

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Using Remote Sensing and Targeted Water Sampling to Understand AI Risk for Commercial Poultry

Dr. Maurice Pitesky-DVM, MPVM, Dipl ACVPM Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension UC Davis, Veterinary Medicine Dr. Maurice Pitesky discusses how remote sensing and targeted water sampling can…

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Elk in California: History, current status, and future of California’s largest land mammal

Tom Batter PhD Student Mammalian Ecology and Conversation Unit University of California Tom Batter, University of California, Davis, Mammalian Ecology and Conservation Unit, shares his California…

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Using Drosophila Melanogaster to Indentidy Chemicals That Confer Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr. Kimberly Mulligan Assistant Professor Department of Biology Sacramento State University Dr. Kim Mulligan shares her research utilizing drosophila melanogaster (a species of fly) to…

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Brain Drain: Trends in Bulgarian Emigration

Dr. Desislava Pedeva-Fazlic CSU, Chico History Department How does emigration affect countries of origin? Are they losing their most educated people? Do their economies benefit, or do they suffer…

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Bringing It All Home: North State Strong with John Micheal Scott and Audrey Denney

John and Susan Scott Audrey Denney John Michael Scott starts this keynote presentation with a performance of his new songs about the Camp Fire. Although they are uplifting and positive people, John…

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InfoVis: Communicating Data Visually

Dr. Kevin Buffardi CSU, Chico Computer Science Department Information is plentiful, but making sense of it is not always so easy. Graphical representation of data can help us discover new insights…

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Mai Der Vang's Poetry Reading and Discussion

Mai Der Vang California State University, Fresno English Department Mai Der Vang is the author of the poetry collection Afterland (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Walt Whitman Award from…

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China’s New Population Crisis

Dr. Chunyan Song Sociology Department CSU, Chico Dr. Song begins her story being born and raised in Linyi, of the Shandong Province in China. She talks about her experiences of always sharing a room…

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Resist Today, Persist Tomorrow

Aurea Bolanos Perea M.A. Candidate, Chico State Department of Political Science President, Council of Graduate Students Area Bolanos Perea identifies herself as an immigrant, a feminist, and a…

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What is the Matter with Israeli Politics?

Dr. Eran Zelnik History Department CSU, Chico How has Benjamin Netanyahu been able to hold on to power in Israel for so long? Where are Israeli politics going? Is peace in the Middle East still even…

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What Scientists Think About Religion and Religious People

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Professor of Sociology at Rice University Director, Religion and Public Life Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund’s presentation…

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Take back your Life: A guide to setting yourself up for success

Eli Lacayo & Alex Mendoza UMatter Interns Counseling & Wellness Center CSU, ChicoCollege can be extremely overwhelming. From stressing over school assignments, to working a job, to meeting…

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Biomedical Optical Imaging and Machine Learning for Cancer and Disease Detection

Dr. Hassan Salehi Electrical and Computer Engineering Department CSU, Chico Dr. Salehi describes different machinery used to detect cancer and other diseases. From ultrasounds to lasers, detecting…

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Hidden In Plain Sight: American Indians and the American Master Narrative

American Indians are often left out of the traditional American Narrative. Lisa Emmerich reveals the covering up of the dark history between Native Americans and Europeans. The lack of basic rights…

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