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Beyond the Headlines: Barbara McQuade: Humility, Determination, and Inspiration

Michigan News offers a new podcast series, Beyond the Headlines, created to give listeners deeper insight on the work of U-M professors. This first episode features Professor of Law, former sports reporter, and federal prosecutor Barbara McQuade. January 13, 2020. #15-30-mins #universityofmichigan-other #podcast #MichiganNews #Society #GovernmentandPolitics #Law #Politics ​​​​​​​​​


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How to Talk Across the Political Divide with Kevin Deegan-Krause, Ph.D.

One of OLLI’s most recent Thursday Morning Lecture Series speakers, Kevin Deegan-Krause, Ph.D., is back! Deegan-Krause, a rising star in the Political Science Department at Wayne State University, wowed attendees with his lecture in the Populism series “The Future Lies East: Post-Communist Europe’s New Model of Populism” in December of 2017. His presentation, “How to Talk Across the Political Divide”, is certainly a topic of interest and relevance for OLLI members. Deegan-Krause is the...


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The Value of Free Speech and Broad Perspectives - A panel discussion

This panel discussion, moderated by Karen Bantel and featuring U-M scholars will focus on: -free speech and how it impacts our society -how to talk across the divide -barriers to listening, especially our emotional reactions Featuring: Jack Bernard, U-M Associate General Counsel, Anne Berg, Lecturer, U-M History Department, and Loraleigh Keashly, Professor, Communication, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, Wayne State University. OLLI members are dedicated to...


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How Does Political News Affect Moods? New Study in Young Doctors Shows Real-time Effects

Michigan Medicine reports results of a real-time, long-term assessment of the moods of young doctors in relation to major political and non-political events of the past few years. December 6, 2019. #5-15minutes #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthandWellness #MentalHealth #Policy #Depression


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What Happens When Community College is Made Free

An article in the Conversation digs into the debate over whether the U.S. should offer free community college, free public college in general or additional college subsidies directed at low-income students. January 8, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #GovernmentandPolitics #Education #HigherEducation


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Listen Now: New Tariffs on Imports Are Having Negative Effects on Exports

Michigan Ross Professor Kyle Handley explains the findings of his latest research on U.S. tariffs. January 13, 2020. #15-30minutes #Business #podcast #MichiganRoss #Business #GovernmentandPolitics #Economics #trade #Tariffs


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Is Technology Killing Privacy?

OLLI Thursday Morning Lecture Series presents a lecture titled "Is Technology Killing Privacy?". In this lecture, the presence of technology and media in people's lives, and how it has changed privacy standards will be discussed. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Business #GovernmentandPolitics #Economics ​​​​​​​

 02-13-2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET


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Restoring Justice to Targets of Online Harassment

The Impact of Social Media lecture series hosts U-M School of Information assistant professor Sarita Schoenebeck to discuss how justice can be given to those who are harassed online. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #Lecture #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #GovernmentandPolitics #SocialMedia ​​​​​​​ #In-PersonCourse ​

 01-30-2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET


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The Current Impeachment Cycle in Washington DC

Osher Distinguished Lecture Series is hosting U-M Law professor Barbara McQuade to discuss the current impeachment process in the U.S., and will answer questions about the current political climate with the two parties. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #Lecture #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #GovernmentandPolitics #Politics ​​​​​​ #In-PersonCourse ​

 05-12-2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET


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Actual Innocence in Michigan: An Update from the Michigan Innocence Clinic

Osher Distinguished Speaker Series hosts U-M Professor David Moran to discuss the problems of wrongful convictions in Michigan, and how the Michigan Innocence Clinic investigates and litigates cases where persons have been wrongfully convicted. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #Lecture #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #SocialJustice ​​​​​​​ #In-PersonCourse ​

 05-05-2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET