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Simple Heuristics for a Complex World

Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Franklin Hall, Presidents Hall | 7:30 PM The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs announces the upcoming free lectures.  Whom to marry?  How to invest?  Whom to trust?  Complex problems require complex solutions – so we might think.  The study of heuristics has three goals.  The … Continue reading

Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 | Franklin Hall, Presidents Hall | 7:30 PM The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs announces the upcoming free lecture. In modern high-tech health care, patients appear to be the stumbling block: an uninformed, anxious, noncompliant folk, but What about their physicians? Professor Gigerenzer argues that the … Continue reading

Workshop on Science Fiction in the Americas featuring Junot Diaz

Please join American Studies Tuesday, April 8th, for a workshop on “Science Fiction in the Americas” featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Junot Díaz. Schedule of Events: 1:00 p.m. Academic Panel, Frangipani Room, IMU Presentations by: Elizabeth Ginway, De Witt Kilgore, Emily Maguire 8:00 p.m. Public Reading, Buskirk-Chumley Theater, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave.

The Affordable Care Act’s Implications for Reproductive Health Access

“The Affordable Care Act’s Implications for Reproductive Health Access” with Lee Hasselbacher, JD, Policy Coordinator at University of Chicago’s Center for Reproductive Rights.   WHAT:  Lee Hasselbacher will give a presentation about the effects of the Affordable Care Act on reproductive health care access.  She will explore what access to reproductive care was like before … Continue reading