This panel included three speakers: Jamie Goodwin-White, UCLA, Department of Geography; Asiye Kaya, Georgetown University’s BMW Center for German and European Studies, and from UAA’s Dept. of Geography, Dorn Von Dommelen.
This panel was organized by Zeynep Kilic of the Sociology Department, and sponsored by UAA’s College of Arts and Sciences, International Studies Program, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and Department of Sociology.
The Alaska Quarterly Review presents its 30th anniversary edition, “Liberty and Justice (For All): A Global Photo Mosaic,” dedicated to the memory and living inspiration of Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros.
David Hartman, founding host of “Good Morning America,” introduces the photo mosaic at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center on April 18, 2012.
Students and faculty with the UAA Department of Philosophy hosted a public forum on climate change and ethics. Among their question:
Why should we care about welfare policies for food animals?
Can technology promote justice?
How are libraries responding to climate change?
Student Rachel Wintz emceed the evening, introducing speakers in this order:
(4:02) Alex Parker, UAA student
(9:40) Dr. Candace Croney, animal sciences, Purdue University
(38:26) Dr. Dane Smith, ethics, University of Montana
(1:04:30) Q and A with audience
(1:45:10) Close with Colin Walker, UAA student
Join Professor Laurence C. Smith for the Undergraduate Research and Discovery Symposium keynote address: “The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization’s Northern Future.”
Smith is professor and vice-chair of geography and professor of earth and space sciences at UCLA. His research interests include topics of northern hydrology, climate change, carbon cycles and satellite remote sensing. He has published over sixty peer-reviewed articles including articles in the journals Science and Nature, and has won more than $6M in research funding from NSF and NASA. In 2011 he won the Walter P. Kistler Book Award for The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization’s Northern Future (Plume: New York, 2011), a general-audience book synthesizing cross-cutting themes of population demographics, economic globalization, natural resource demand and climate change with particular emphasis on north countries.
For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Research at (907) 786-1086 or email email@example.com.