All lectures are held in Jonas 110 at 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays and are free and open to the public.
Jami Stone: “Trash Has Two Parents: The Person Who Threw It and the Person Who Walked by…”
Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
Thomas Friedman claims that three areas in our world are accelerating: technology, globalization, and global warming. As global citizens, Friedman charges readers to do more to reuse, recycle, and implement clean energy to halt the conditions that currently exist on earth.
In this Geek Speak learn about Friedman’s return to his hometown of St. Louis Park to see how the community is addressing the three accelerations and what lessons we can learn from his visit.