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Paddling the Iowa River Water - Adventure Awaits

The Iowa River Water Trail provides 72 miles of unobstructed paddling from Iowa City to the Mississippi River. Learn about this trail and other paddling opportunities in Johnson County and the...

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Bike to Work Week: Legal Cycling with Lawyer Jim Freeman

Jim Freeman of Bike Law discusses bicycle safety, laws affecting cyclists, dangerous situations, interactions with law enforcement, what to do if you're involved in a collision, and...

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DNA Day: Student Genetic Ancestry Testing

Charles "Chip" Aquadro, Ph. D., discusses his course, Personal Genomics & Medicine. During this course, students learn about their own genetic composition through ancestry...

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ALT Speaker Series - Mission Creek 2017: Unexpected Futures

See what new future-works are being developed at Tellart with Tellart CEO, Nick Scappaticci.

Mission Creek Art + Life + Technology (ALT) Speaker Series: Through a series of presentations...

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ALT Speaker Series - Mission Creek 2017: The Literacy of the Future

NewBoCo K-12 Education Coordinator, Samantha Dahlby, demonstrates how computer science is playing a part in Iowa education and STEAM.

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ALT Speaker Series - Mission Creek 2017: #crushingit and #restingit

Peter Awad, founder and host of Slow Hustle Podcast, leads a panel to discuss the intersection of art and technology, and explain the role that both play in our growing community.

Panelists...

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ALT Speaker Series - Mission Creek 2017: Demystifying the Maker Movement

Donald Bell, creator of Maker Project Lab, discusses the past, present and future of the DIY Maker Movement.

Mission Creek Art + Life + Technology (ALT) Speaker Series: Through a series of...

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Mission Creek 2017 - The Window with Dan Lerner

Watch The Window be recorded live in front of the Mission Creek Festival audience, with noted teacher, speaker, strength-based performance coach – and now author, Dan Lerner, as the guest. Dan...

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Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream

Sara Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Higher Education Policy & Sociology at Temple University discusses the crisis of college affordability and student loan debt. She offers solutions for...

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Iowa's Economy & the Economics of TIF: Presented by League of Women Voters

Dave Swenson, Iowa State University economist, addresses Iowa's economy and the economics of TIF.

This event was co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Johnson County and the...

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