7:00 pm — 9:00 pm CST
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55113
An event featuring short, 15-minute talks from inspired UNW thinkers and scholars with a dessert reception to follow.
The unfortunate reality is that we will ALL grieve at some point in our lives. It is a consequence of loving someone. Is there a place for humor in our grief? How is it beneficial? And when is it too soon to laugh?
This presentation will explore the therapeutic utility of humor and laughter in the processes of grief work.
When we think of the American Revolution, do we think of the Bible? The Bible was at the center of debates in the Revolution, as leaders on both sides took it seriously and tried to claim its authority. Reflecting on the Bible’s place in the Revolution helps us understand better both the Revolution and how the Bible speaks to contemporary affairs.
Burning coal releases mercury into the air to be distributed into the food chain and directly into all fresh water and ocean fish. Dr. Simat’s research has tracked the trail of this mercury into pregnant mammals, through the placenta, and into ten organs of their newborns. What are the implications of mercury during embryonic and fetal development? What permanent physical and mental deficits might we expect?