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Upcoming Events

Thursday
Apr 25
MillerComm Lecture Series
Cheryl Tawede Grills
7:00pm

Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory
Urbana

There has been much discussion about health disparities among African Americans including increased risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, asthma, and HIV. Less often do we hear about the role of the community in defining, researching and addressing these issues.

Professor Grills will present community-based research designed in collaboration with communities, community designed…

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Friday
Apr 26
MillerComm Lecture Series
Jonathan Overpeck
3:30pm

Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory
Urbana

A new approach in the study of climate and hydrologic change integrating the examination of temperature, precipitation and drought risk indicate that Colorado River flows, sustainable water supplies, and ecosystems in the Southwest are already being seriously affected by warming, and that continued warming could result in much larger impacts than widely thought, even if mean precipitation…

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Tuesday
Apr 30
MillerComm Lecture Series
Melissa Bilal
7:00pm

Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory, Urbana

Professor Bilal will first provide an overall introduction to Feminism in Armenian: An Interpretive Anthology and Digital Archive, a collaborative project with Lerna Ekmekçioğlu (MIT) that aims to end the ever-present invisibility of activist women in Armenian historiography and collective memory. She will then focus on one of the authors featured in this project, namely Yelbis…

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Sunday
Jul 14
Presentations

Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center--Suite 200
919 W. Illinois St.
Urbana, IL

Wednesday
Oct 23
Annual Lecture
Bruce Hajek
7:30pm

Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory, Urbana

Life and random algorithms are intertwined. Individuals and communities are built upon random algorithms, through mechanisms of mutation and biological regulatory networks for evolution of individuals, to social order emerging from traditions, constitutions, and communication platforms. Random algorithms are increasingly exerting themselves in modern living. Distributed trust and social choice…

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Wednesday
Oct 30

Information to come soon!