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January 2019

Friends Forum: A Feast of Words

January 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Club, 403 Coffman Memorial Union; 300 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
$15 – $29

Cancer touches everyone, everywhere. The Cancer Statistics Center projects that Minnesota will see 31,270 new cases in 2018. Professor David Odde, from the University of Minnesota’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, discusses a promising, cancer-fighting model based on his research. The model uses a patient’s own biopsies to chart an intervention path through the cancer’s infrastructure. Beating Cancer at Its Own Game Who: Professor David Odde Where: Coffman Memorial Union, Campus Club, West Wing When: January, 31, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Reservations…

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February 2019

Friends Forum: Member Appreciation Event

February 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Weisman Art Museum, 333 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Steve Sack

'I read the paper, I crack a joke, and I draw a picture.' St. Paul native and University of Minnesota alumnus Steve Sack kept it simple when he won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning. Minnesotans are fortunate to follow his view of the world each day in the Star Tribune newspaper as he skewers presidents from Reagan to Trump and tackles international and local issues.

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April 2019

Friends Forum: Pankake Poetry Series

April 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cowles Auditorium and Atrium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Jim Moore

Writing a Life: The Poetry of Jim Moore. Teaching poetry while in prison, being present at an airport bomb explosion, and traveling internationally have shaped Jim Moore as a writer and pivotal figure on Minnesota’s poetry scene for more than four decades.

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