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Friends Forum season opener in collaboration with the Bell Museum: the Kirschner Lecture featuring Chef Sean Sherman
Chef Sean Sherman clearly has hold of an idea whose time has come: The reclamation and revival of indigenous cuisine and culture. At this event, Sherman, Oglala Lakota, and founder of the company, The Sioux Chef, will share insights about Native American farming, harvesting, and cooking techniques, land stewardship, and cultural history.Find out more »
Fifty years ago, the modern “Women’s Movement” was born. University of Minnesota Professor Emerita Sara Evans, a national expert, was at the forefront of the movement and gathers a powerful panel of woman — a cross-section of ages, ethnicities, and experiences — to reconsider the movement today. How do we ensure that the momentary media interest of today becomes a lasting, culture-shifting norm of tomorrow.Find out more »
Think of a cancer cell as the invader that produces a higher-grade cancer. And then envision a Star Wars-like model that explores the mechanical aspects of cell migration. The model will serve as a kind of “flight simulator” to design new approaches that disable the mechanics that drive cancer cell invasion and tumor spreading by using the patient’s own biopsies to point to the most promising pathways.Find out more »