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DNA Interest Group: Race and Ethnicity

University of Iowa students Natasha Andersen, Essence Baymon, Jennifer Farrell, and Zoe Swinton discuss the relationship between race, ethnicity and genetic testing.

This event is part of...

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Wonk Wednesday: How Do We Recruit More Women Into Politics?

Tracy Osborn, Director, PPC Politics & Policy Research Program, discusses her research on groups that recruit, train and fund women to run of office. What do we know about these groups? Do...

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League of Women Voters Presents: Iowa's Bottle Bill

Troy Willard, the owner/CEO of the Can Shed LLC, in Cedar Rapids, discusses Iowa's Bottle Bill.

The League of Women Voters Sunday Speakers Series is cosponsored by the League of Women...

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League of Women Voters Presents: Voter Registration Changes in Iowa

Dawn Williams, the Iowa Secretary of State's Director of Elections, discusses voter registration changes in Iowa's law.

The League of Women Voters Sunday Speakers Series is cosponsored by...

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DNA Interest Group: Identifying and Predicting Relationships

Bryant McAllister leads a workshop on identifying relationships in family trees and predicting genetic identity between relatives.

The DNA Interest Group is designed to bring together...

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DNA Interest Group: Doggy DNA

A review and assessment of the canine DNA testing marketplace.

with speakers:
Ariane Thomas
Eric Tvedte

This event is part of the DNA Interest Group.

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Wonk Wednesday: Health Policy - Repeal, Replace, or Repair?

Peter Damiano, director of the PPC and the PPC's Health Policy Research Program, discusses the current state of health care policy at the state and federal level including the impact of the...

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Witching Hour 2017 - Invisible and Ignored

Invisible and Ignored: The Power of Centering the Voices and Experiences of Women of Color Through Art, Written Expression, Film and Leadership - A panel discussion with women of color about the...

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Witching Hour 2017 - Honey & Mass Extinction

Professor Paulina Mena has traveled throughout the Americas studying the social and sexual lives of bees. She brings their secrets — and those of Iowa's 400+ unique bee species — to Witching Hour...

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Witching Hour 2017 - Reimagining Early Elementary Education

Educational leader Janet Hilary and Corridor business and community leader Chuck Peters discuss the future of early education in Iowa and beyond.

Witching Hour is presented by the Englert...

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