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    • A Window on the Roots of Scientific Knowledge

    • Thulin, Craig
    • Dr. Craig Thulin is an associate professor of chemistry at Utah Valley University. In this presentation he explores whether there is a difference between scientific knowledge and general knowledge. Though human knowledge has been around as long as...
    • 2017-09-26
    • Connecting Plants and People Through the Roots of Knowledge

    • Riggs, Erin
    • Erin Riggs, curator of the UVU Herbarium Plant Museum, explores the connections between people and plants throughout history, as shown in many of the Roots of Knowledge stained glass panels. This lecture is a part of the Roots of Knowledge Speaker...
    • 2018-01-25
    • Ellington Plays Ogden: Social Activism, Jazz, and the Movies

    • Wager, Jans
    • Dr. Jans B. Wager, the coordinator of Cinema Studies and a professor at Utah Valley University, discusses how during the 1940s and 1950s, Ogden, Utah, boasted a thriving African American population and a vibrant jazz scene. Charlie Parker, Duke...
    • 2018-02-15
    • Inclusivity

    • Nielson, Elijah K.
    • Dr. Elijah Nielson, Assistant Professor of Social Work at UVU, talks about how as human beings, we construct and reinforce meaning through our social interactions with each other. Sometimes we are inclusive, and other times we are exclusive of...
    • 2017-03-29
    • Moving Mediums: Embodied Learning in the Arts

    • Borchelt, Mark; Johnson, Jamie;
    • The arts can be a powerful means for creating generative and diverse learning environments. Mark Borchelt and Jamie Johnson, co-Artistic Directors of UVU’s Repertory Ballet Ensemble (RBE), will present an experiential lecture fusing movement,...
    • 2017-11-07
    • Roots of Knowledge Anniversary Lecture

    • Holdman, Tom; Oscarson, Cameron;
    • Roots of Knowledge artists Tom Holdman and Cameron Oscarson from Holdman Studios share the story that lead to the creation of Roots of Knowledge, including what inspired the creation, how it evolved, and how this ambitious project was finished in...
    • 2017-11-16
    • Roots of Knowledge, Branches of Stories

    • Carney, Rob
    • Dr. Rob Carney is a Professor of English and Literature now in his 21st year at UVU. In this presentation, Professor Carney talks about how the UVU Roots of Knowledge installation is a mural, but is also a way to tell our human story, meaning that...
    • 2017-09-12
    • Roots of Knowledge, Tree of Life

    • Ogden, Heath
    • Dr. Heath Ogden, Associate Professor of Biology in UVU's College of Science, explores the Evolution and Biology-related themes found on the Roots of Knowledge windows. The presentation will include a look of our own evolutionary history on the...
    • 2017-10-24
    • Russia's Political Traditions: 100 Years Since the Revolution

    • Brown, Kathren
    • Dr. Kat Brown discusses the history of modern Russian political thought, from the 1905 revolution, through the Bolshevik Revolution, and Communism up through current times under Vladimir Putin. This lecture is a part of the Roots of Knowledge...
    • 2017-02-07
    • 	Yucatec Maya: Ancient History, Living Language

    • Lentz, Mark
    • Dr. Mark Lentz is an assistant professor of history at UVU, he teaches Latin American history. He chose to speak about the Maya writing systems largely because it is a source of ancient knowledge, it is the roots of knowledge for the Maya, how they...
    • 2017-02-23

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