Chemicals, Obesity and Diabetes: How Science Leads Us To Action – Morning Plenaries

The morning plenary sessions of this day-long conference include: Overview of the Obesity Epidemic with Dr. Michael Dedekian; Developmental and Environmental Origins of Obesity/Diabetes: A Bad Start Lasts A Lifetime with Jerrold Heindel, PhD; Obesogens, Stem Cells and the Maternal Programming of Obesity with keynote speaker Bruce Blumberg, PhD; Prenatal Exposures and Obesity – Evidence...

Obesogens, Stem Cells and the Maternal Programming of Obesity

Bruce Blumberg, PhD is a professor in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology at the University of California-Irvine, and his talk was the keynote address of the day-long conference: “Chemicals, Obesity and Diabetes: How Science Leads Us To Action”.

2011 Lovejoy Address by Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, NPR News Foreign Correspondent

Despite surviving a Taliban ambush and spending six hours awaiting her own execution as an American spy in Najaf, Iraq, NPR’s Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson concluded, “It’s been worth it, both for myself and those informed by my work,” when she gave the Elijah Parish Lovejoy Convocation address Oct. 16, 2011.

A Conversation with the Chief Justice of Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court

The Hon. Leigh I. Saufley is about to complete her tenth year as Chief Justice of Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court. The first female chief justice of Maine’s highest court — and only the second woman to serve on that body in its 190-year history, the Chief Justice discusses her rise to her current position through...

C2IT Address by Prof. Sandy Maisel

Sandy Maisel, Director of the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, addresses the incoming class of 2015 as a kickoff to their C2IT day of service during orientation. He shares his thoughts on the importance of service as part of the college experience and beyond.