Scholar Series: Bryan Newland presents Blood Feud: The Ethics of Researching Native American Genetics

Our Scholar Series, will open with a short screening of the PBS-produced short, Informed Consent and Medical Research which introduces the issues related to medical research and Native American genetics; following the video, Bay Mills Indian Community’s Chairman Bryan Newland will present a lecture titled, “Blood Feud: The Ethics of Researching Native American Genetics,” that will…

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Dr. John Griffioen – One Health: Connecting and Protecting Human, Animal and Environment Health as an Aquatic Animal Veterinarian

Among many honors, Dr. Giffioen was 2018 class valedictorian at North Carolina College of Veterinary Medicine , and is now a veterinary intern at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut. Dr. Giffioen was recognized as an advocate for total health at  NCCVM  https://cvm.ncsu.edu/alum-griffioen-18-honored-as-a-strong-voice-for-student-wellness/ As a freshman at LSSU, John established the marine aquarium in the Crawford Hall…

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Scholar Series: Wil Rankinen – UP English Eh?

Have you ever wondered why we sound Canadian to many outsiders? Where is the UP is “sauna” pronounced the Finnish way and where is it not? Join us for the latest in our Scholar Series.  Dr. Wil Rankinen, Grand Valley State University, has been studying the “Yooper” dialect and will discuss these points and more…

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Microplastics in the Great Lakes – Jeanie Williams

Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 Tiny pieces of harmful plastic, called microplastics, are prevalent in many rivers that flow into the Great Lakes. Ingested microplastics can cause digestive and reproductive problems, as well as death, in fish, birds and other animals. Unhealthy additives in the plastic, including flame retardants and antimicrobials, have been associated with…

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Be Inspired Series: Mary Anne Gale

Former Procter and Gamble vice president and local businesswoman Mary Anne Gale shares advice from her book, Running for Office – Getting Yourself Elected to the Career You Really Want as a part of Lake Superior State University’s 2017 BE Inspired Series.  Gale was Procter and Gamble’s first female plant manager and first female vice-president…

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