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The science behind the One Book

Posted by on November 6, 2014

The iGEM Design Team will lead a demonstration of DNA extraction as a part of the One Book Program’s series of events at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in St. Pat’s Ballrooms A and B of the Havener Center. The current One Book selection, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, deals explicitly with genomic research and DNA. The iGEM team members will explain the nature of DNA research and lead participants in a hands-on demonstration that actually results in DNA extraction. The event is free and open to the public.

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Equality and respect in One Book case

Posted by on November 6, 2014

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Dr. Joel Dittmer, assistant professor of philosophy at S&T, will give a presentation titled “Equality and Respect in the Henrietta Lacks Case” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. This presentation is part of the One Book Program’s series of programs related to important themes in the current One Book selection, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Dittmer’s talk is free and open to the public.

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Next ‘One Book’ selection announced

Posted by on February 4, 2013

The One Book Program Advisory Committee has selected The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, as the next One Book. The book will be taught in all sections of English 20 and in various other classroom settings from summer 2013 through spring 2015 semesters. Additional programming related to the book’s themes, including lectures, […]

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Mason jar vs. paper is subject of One Book lecture

Posted by on September 27, 2012

The Missouri S&T One Book Program presents its second lecture of the semester from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the Meramec-Gasconade Room of the Havener Center. Dr. Mark Fitch, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, will give a talk titled “Was ‘No Impact Man’ Wrong to Carry Around a Mason Jar? Is […]

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One Book authors to present on Wednesday

Posted by on October 16, 2008

The authors of “They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky,” this year’s S&T One Book selection for all incoming freshmen, will be on campus to give a public presentation, answer questions, sign books, and recognize the winners of the writing contest. They will be at the Student Recreation Center from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. […]

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