Current Issues and Politics

DNA Interest Group: Introduction to Epigenetics

Recorded by February 26, 2019

Presenter: Bryant McAllister

This program will define epigenetics, explore its mechanisms of action, and describe interesting epigenetic phenomena,...

Current Issues and Politics DNA Interest Group

Multiple Pathways to Recovery: An Obermann Conversation about Addiction Research & Treatment Services

Recorded by Feb. 13 2019

Alcohol abuse caused more than 3 million deaths worldwide in 2016, according to the World Health Organization. Twenty-three and a half million Americans -- or...

Current Issues and Politics Obermann Conversations

2018 Obermann conversation Photographing the Latina/o Experience in Iowa - Social Activism, Research, and Policy

Recorded November 7, 2018

 

Jeremy Swanston, Gerta Bardhoshi, Miriam Alarcon Avila, two University of Iowa scholars who have used PhotoVoice, a community-based participatory research...

Current Issues and Politics Obermann Conversations

Obermann Conversations Program: The U.S. / Mexico Border in Context.

Recorded by December 6, 2018

 

Lina-Maria Murillo, Rene Rocha, Kristy Nabhan-Warren, Yolanda Rivera 

Obermann Conversation about the current situation at the U.S. / Mexico...

Current Issues and Politics Obermann Conversations

2018 Obermann Conversation: Gerrymandering and Voter Rights

Recorded Oct. 25, 2018

How is voting restricted in our country in lawful ways? Political scientist Tracy Osborn, grassroots organizer Sharon Lake, and Andrew Bribriesco—president and legal...

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2018 Witching Hour - How Capitalism Is Designed to Kill (Most of) You

Recorded Oct. 13, 2018

Shawn Sebastian, co-director of the Fed Up Campaign and an attorney at the Center for Popular Democracy, explores how institutionalized racism, decline of...

Current Issues and Politics Witching Hour

2018 Witching Hour Festival - Whose Dreams Are These?

Recorded Oct. 12, 2018

Big Ears Festival managing director Carissa Stolting, former Hancher executive director Wally Chappell, and Flyover and Middle of Nowhere founder Simeon Talley...

Current Issues and Politics Witching Hour

DNA Interest Group: Predicting your traits

Recorded September 25, 2018

 

In the past decade there has been an explosion of studies surveying genetic risk for thousands of traits and diseases. These studies allow users of...

Current Issues and Politics DNA Interest Group

DNA Interest Group: Inclusion Improves Medical Genetics

Genetic data have revolutionized how we diagnose medical conditions; however, as more companies like 23andMe offer reports on personal health and disease it is important to recognize their...

Current Issues and Politics DNA Interest Group

Cutting Your Cable

Jen Eilers from Adult Services discusses the pros and cons of cutting your cable, and what alternative options are available to replace your cable.

Recorded on August 18, 2018 at the Iowa...

Current Issues and Politics