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5:00 PM

On the Road with Mainebiz

April 8, 5:00 PM7:00 PM
Free

Join us at our second stop in the 2019 On the Road with Mainebiz event series at the Chace Community Forum on Main Street in Waterville! Attendance is free but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead. Enjoy hors-d'oeuvres and a cash bar while networking with business executives in the area. Be […]

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7:00 PM

How Current Genomes are Shaped by Evolutionary Pasts

April 8, 7:00 PM
Room 100, Lovejoy Building, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Lives of organisms are shaped by their social interactions, including those with other individuals of the same species, as well as with individuals of different species. These interactions affect how our genomes evolve so that current patterns of DNA sequence variation from genomes can be used to detect past evolutionary events. Using the social amoeba […]

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The Diversity Bargain

April 8, 7:00 PM
Robins Room, Roberts Building, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Natasha Warikoo is an expert on racial and ethnic inequality in education. Her most recent book, The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities, illuminates how undergraduates attending Ivy League universities and Oxford University conceptualize race and meritocracy. The book emphasizes the contradictions, moral conundrums, and tensions on campus related […]

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