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Europe Union and Brexit...the Final Countdown?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Geography and Planning Department CSU Chico On June 23, 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum to remove their country from the European Union. In their view,…

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A Peace to End All Peace? How World War I Ended

Panel discussion featuring Chico State history professors Dr. Laird Easton, Dr. Kate Transchel, and Dr. Najm al-Din Yousefi`There was no preface or instruction manual on the First World War. When…

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Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a provocative…

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Wings and Feathers: Citizen Scientists and the World of Birds

Dr. Sarah Blackstone Retired Dean of Fine Arts University of Victoria, BC The Gateway Science Museum welcomes back the former Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts, Dr. Sarah Blackstone. Although her…

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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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Brexit

Dr. Jason Nice History Department CSU, Chico March 29? April 12? When, if ever, will the United Kingdom leave the European Union? Dr. Nice discusses the causes and consequences of the UK's…

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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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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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Car Smarts

Bernie Knaus New Autos Inc. http://www.newautosinc.com/ How can you tell if a car dealership is honest, and how do you know if you are being taken "for a ride"? Bernie Wallmark points…

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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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The Writer's Voice: Naomi Williams

Naomi Williams Faculty, University of California, Davis Author Naomi Williams reads from her novel, “Landfalls,” about French maritime explorations in the 18th century. Each chapter is…

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Irish Traditional Music with Molly's Favorite

Tim Applebee & Molly's Favorite Celtic musician Tim Applebee leads a discussion about past and present Irish music. This fun-filled learning experience features the local Chico band…

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Human Trafficking and the Russian Mob

Two CSU, Chico sociology students summarize their research on the major role of Russian organized crime in the trafficking of women to the sex trade and the selling of babies for adoption in other…

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The Adventure of Adventure: History of an Obsession in Western Culture

Dr. Laird Easton, History Professor, CSU, Chico Adventure has been a keyword in Western culture since the Middle Ages, according to Laird Easton, Professor in the Department of History at CSU,…

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