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Kathy King and the Michgan Dance Project Warming Up at the RIverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti - Doug Coombe
Talking Energy and Environment with the State's Valerie Brader
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Affordable energy, reliable energy, and protecting our environment were part of the governor's recent 'Ensuring Our Future' message. Veronica Gracia-Wing digs into the details with the governor's deputy legal council and senior policy advisor.
Talking Hypotheticals at U-M's Science Cafe
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Care for a little Higgs boson with your pint of stout? Once a month U-M's Museum of Natural History plays host to the Science Cafe at Conor O'Neil's. Mixing libations with inspiration, this highbrow happy hour introduces locals to university researchers while addressing the latest scientific hot topic. Think of it as a way to strengthen and lose brain cells at the same time.
MASTERMIND: Dave Konkle
Monday, January 10, 2011
Dave Konkle is a green pioneer. Don't believe it? Konkle was hawking wind power and solar energy back when disco was king and
ruled the box office. The former Ann Arbor Energy Office head is now the energy program director for the city's DDA and a much sought-after consultant, spreading the gospel on energy efficiency.
Mastermind: Mark Maynard
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
What Mark Maynard does from 9-5 is important but not nearly as interesting as what he does the other 16 hours a day (beside sleep). From The Shadow Art Fair to a popular blog to planning a bike-powered film fest to a local talk show that features a puppet stand-in, Maynard personifies Ypsilanti's do-it-yourself creativity. You might even call him the ultimate marionette about town.
Cultivating Cooperation: The Michigan Political Leadership Program
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Can't we all just get along? True leaders understand the value of compromise. Unfortunately, term limits tend to encourage partisan opposition. Every year, the Michigan Political Leadership Program brings together 24 fellows of varying political stripes in order to foster a new generation of solutions-based leadership.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Tree Town's goal of moving to 20% percent renewable energy by 2015 makes it a LEEDer in the state's green movement these days (pun intended). Andrew Brix, energy programs manager for the city of Ann Arbor, talks this week on all things efficient and on how Michigan can become the next Sunshine State.
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