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Admission is free; tickets are required. Register here for a ticket to attend all Summit events . Making Race Heard is a student-driven initiative at the University of Michigan School of Social Work that aims to bring race to the forefront of our experiences as professionals and future social workers. Despite primarily serving Detroit and surrounding areas, there was a general lack of acknowledgement around how race affects our work and so this monthly series was developed.
2011 - 7:00 pm to 12:00 am
Jason Corburn , Associate Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning, and Co-Director of the Master of City Planning and Master of Public Health Degree Program, University of Berkeley Commentator: Larissa Larsen , Associate Professor in the Urban and Regional Planning Program and at the School of Natural Resources and Environment Co-sponsored
2011 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Leah Nichols, Postdoctoral Fellow in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Commentator: Jason Owen-Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology and Organizational Studies, University of Michigan Co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute Abstract: For the past thirty years, significant policy attention has been given to improving the transfer of technology from universities to private industry in an effort to improve U.S.
2011 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sujatha Jesudason is the founder and Executive Director of Generations Ahead ( http://www.generations- ), an organization that seeks to advance a social justice perspective in the public policy debates on genetic technologies. She began working at the intersection of race, reproduction, and genetics at the Center for Genetics and Society in 2004, and has been active as an organizer, advocate, and researcher in communities of color and on women's liberation issues for over 19 years.
2010 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 am
Richard Sclove, Founder and Senior Fellow of the Loka Institute Commentator: Andrew Maynard, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Director of the Risk Science Center, University of Michigan Co-Sponsors: Risk Science Center and the College of Engineering, University of Michigan
2010 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm