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Awe & Wonder: Scientists Reflect on Their Vocations 2
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To Be Human: Genetics, Origins, and Identity

What does it mean to be human? In this film, Drs. Georgia M. Dunston, Frans De Waal, and Rick Potts…
Biological Evolution and the Kinship of All Life
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Biological Evolution and the Kinship of All Life

In this film, Drs. Sean Carroll, Jeff Hardin, and Neil Shubin explore key ideas about the process of natural selection…
Bethany Theological Seminary
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Theological Anthropology

Nate Inglis

This course considers human nature in relation to God, intersecting with questions of grace, sin, salvation, and the person of…
Forensic Science, Death, and the Public: Towards Effective and Compassionate Communication
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Forensic Science, Death, and the Public: Towards Effective and Compassionate Communication

Elizabeth DiGangi discusses engagement with the families of the Northern Arapaho tribe who were buried at the Carlisle Indian Industrial…
Can We
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Can We “Kickstart” Science?

Melissa Wilson Sayres discusses platforms used for crowd-funding science and her lab's successful crowd-funding campaign. At AAPA 2018.
Being Black and Doing Black Research: Methods for Recruiting and Retaining African-Americans in a Bio-Cultural Health Study
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Being Black and Doing Black Research: Methods for Recruiting and Retaining African-Americans in a Bio-Cultural Health Study

Julius Doyle discusses methods to recruit and retain African Americans in scientific research. At AAPA 2018.
An Imperfect Science: Lessons for Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue & Public Advocacy from the March for Science Boston
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An Imperfect Science: Lessons for Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue & Public Advocacy from the March for Science Boston

Elizabeth Crocker uses the March for Science Boston as a case study to explore public science engagement and advocacy. At…
Reclaiming African American Ancestries for Research, Identity Construction, and Memorialization
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Reclaiming African American Ancestries for Research, Identity Construction, and Memorialization

Dr. Fatimah Jackson discusses the Cobb Research Laboratory's goal of securing African American ancestral remains for research, identification, and memorialization.…
Toward a More
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Toward a More “Engaged Field Primatology”: Communicating, Engaging, and Collaborating with Diverse Publics

Erin Riley discusses creating a more engaged field primatology by listening to the knowledge of local people and field assistants,…
The Emergence of the Image: Human Evolution from Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Perspectives
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The Emergence of the Image: Human Evolution from Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Perspectives

Christopher T. Baglow

This course brings into dialogue four approaches to human origins for the sake of understanding what it means to be…