Focus - June 30, 2008

Current Events in the Cote d’Ivoire

With Carol Spindel (Adjunct Lecturer in the English Department at the University of Illinois), and Thomas Bassett (Professor of Geography at the University of Illinois)

Focus - June 26, 2008

Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Disease and Longevity

Guest: Sharon Moalem, Ph.D.

Today on Focus, Dr. Sharon Moalem talks about how many of today's diseases may actually have been beneficial to our ancestors in the long run. In her recent book Survival of the Sickest, she explores how we perceive our bodies, our health, and our relationship to other living things, and how little modern medicine may understand about human health.

Focus - June 26, 2008

The Technology Of Policing

The Technology Of Policing: Crime Mapping, Information Technology, And The Rationality Of Crime Control

With Peter K. Manning, Ph.D. (the Elmer V.H. and Eileen M. Brooks Chair in Policing in the College of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University)

Focus - June 25, 2008

Design Like You Give a Damn

Design Like You Give a Damn: Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises, and Architecture for Humanity

With Kate Stohr (Managing Director and Co-Founder of Architecture for Humanity, San Francisco)

Focus - June 24, 2008

Blog Wars

With David D. Perlmutter (Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and Editor of the blog of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas)

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