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July-August 2014

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Professor Tom Farer featured in Buenos Aires Herald

Tom Farer(Aug. 12, 2014) Tom Farer, professor in the Josef Korbel School for International Studies, was recently interviewed for the Argentinian newspaper the Buenos Aires Herald. Thirty-five years ago, Farer, as a member of the Inter-American Human Rights Commission (IAHRC), visited the country to report the crimes that the last Argentine dictatorship was perpetrating. He recently visited Buenos Aires City to deliver a lecture at the Di Tella University.

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dean gangone presents talk at local tedxmilehigh event

(July 22, 2014) Lynn Gangone, dean of the Colorado Women's College, presented "Designing a New World of Gender Equity" at a recent TEDxMileHigh event. Gangone, who writes on women's leadership development and advancement, discusses why women don't make up a meaningful percentage of leadership roles today in spite of clear accomplishments in academics and business. View a video of her talk.

Paul Sutton interview with Public Ratio International

Paul Sutton(July 1, 2014) Paul Sutton, NSM, was recently interviewed by PRI’s Environmental News Magazine on the “Living the Earth” segment. It’s easy for humans to forget that pollinators and trees and the sun work for free — they provide some of the many ecosystem services that benefit human well-being. Sutton has calculated a dollar price of these services, and explains to Steve Curwood how he calculated the value of these services. You can see the full transcript here or listen to the interview.

 

Mark Wilson featured speaker at Future of Campus Safety and Security conference

(July 1, 2014) How safe is your campus? Given the tragic events of the past few years, there is no question that campus safety is in the forefront of the public mind and that schools are being held to a much higher standard than in the past. Mark Wilson, DU’s manager of emergency preparedness, is a featured speaker at the Future of Campus Safety and Security conference in Denver. More