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TEDGlobal2013 Live Broadcast Viewing
Event Type:Lecture
Location:156 Cowley Hall
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Jessica Thill
Organization/Department:McNair Scholars
Can't travel to a conference this summer?  Let world-class speakers come to you!

Please join us on Wednesday, June 12 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. in 156 Cowley Hall to watch live broadcasts of TED talks from the TEDGlobal2013 event in Edinburgh, Scotland.   

Each TED talk lasts less than 18 minutes, which makes for a fast-paced, exceptionally well-curated program.  We will be watching Session 7: REGENERATION, with the following presenters:

Molly Stevens, Biomaterials Researcher
Molly Stevens studies and creates new biomaterials that could be used to detect disease and repair bones and human tissue. 

Siddharthan Chandran, Regenerative Neurologist
Can we repair the brain? Siddharthan Chandran explores how to heal damage from degenerative disorders such as MS and motor neuron disease.

Grégoire Courtine, Spinal Cord Researcher
Grégoire Courtine and his interdisciplinary lab imagine new ways to recover after devastating, mobility-impairing injury to the spinal cord.

Mark Kendall, Biomedical Engineer
Mark Kendall aims to shake up how vaccines are delivered with the Nanopatch.

Fabian Oefner, Photographer
Fabian Oefner creates stunning visual representations of natural forces.

Le Trio Joubran, Oud Trio
Drawing on threads stretching deeply into their musical ancestry, the brothers of Le Trio Joubran spin passionate oud music for the 21st century.

For more information about TEDx events or the TEDxGlobal conference, visit the TED website.  

We also plan to host a TEDxUWLaCrosse event on Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 from 4-6 p.m. and are currently accepting nominations for compelling TED talks we might show, as well as local or regional speakers for our event.  Please take our survey to submit your suggestions or to volunteer to help with our event!

For more information about these events, please contact a member of our Organizing Committee:

Amanda Goodenough, Campus Climate

Jim Jorstad, Academic Technology Services

Teri Talpe, Murphy Library

Jessica Thill, McNair Scholars Program

Cathy Van Maren, Upward Bound
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