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Pictures From Fall 2010 Programs

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An Informal Supper with Writer, Poet, Critic, and Farmer Wendell Berry

November 11, 2010

During this supper, co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program, students talked with writer, poet, critic, and farmer Wendell Berry about questions such as How will we feed the world in 2025? In 2050? Who will feed the world? Who will grow your food? Berry was on campus to deliver two public readings and a public lecture as part of the Patten lecture series and the College of Arts and Sciences Themester on "sustain*ability."

"Surviving the Future": Lunch with the 1996 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Sir Harold Kroto

November 9, 2010

At this lunch, co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program, 1996 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Sir Harold Kroto explained to students his belief that that science, engineering, and technology can benefit society, or harm it, "as modern technologies are capable of plundering our planet's resources"; that the future rests with those "who take survival and sustainability issues seriously"; and that we need to educate the public on a global scale to rational attitudes if we are to survive. Sir Harold Kroto was on campus as part of the College of Arts and Sciences themester on "sustain*ability" to deliver a Konopinski Lecture sponsored by the Department of Physics.

"Is the 'Good Life' Sustainable? Can it be Fairly Shared?": Lunch with Portuguese Sociologist and Legal Scholar Boaventura de Sousa Santos

November 8, 2010

Is the "good life" sustainable? Can it be fairly shared? Portuguese sociologist and legal scholar Boaventura De Sousa Santos touched on these and other questions at this lunch, co-sponsored by the Hutton Honors College and the Wells Scholars Program. He was on campus to deliver a Branigin Lecture sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Study.

Breakfast with Internationally Renowned Author, Reporter, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist Thomas L. Friedman

November 5, 2010

At this breakfast, co-sponsored by the the Wells Scholars Program, students had the chance to talk with New York Times' Foreign Affairs columnist and three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman. In this photo, Friedman and HHC volunteer Sydney Hofferth chat before the discussion.

Informal Discussion Supper with Musician, Singer-songwriter, and Record Producer Todd Rundgren on His Career in Music

October 26, 2010

At this supper, students had the opportunity to talk about singing, songwriting, production, and music technology with Todd Rundgren. Rundgren, a major figure in popular music for more than four decades, was on campus as an IU Class of 1963 Wells Scholars Program Professor to participate in a seminar focused on his work. He also participated in a lecture and a recital that were free and open to the public.

Dance Workshop and Lunch with Classical Indian Dance Pallabi Chakravorty

October 23, 2010

During this Saturday workshop, students threw off their inhibitions to learn about another culture through dance with classical Indian dancer Pallabi Chakravorty. Students also enjoyed authentic Indian food from a local restaurant. In this picture, HHC student Ronak Shah, left, tries Kathak, one of eight forms of classical Indian dance, in his own traditional Indian garb.

"Russian Spies in America": A Faculty Fireside Chat with Former CIA Agent Gene Coyle

October 20, 2010

Given all the emphasis since 9/11 on tracking down and capturing terrorists, how much old-fashioned espionage still goes on the 21st century?At this fireside conversation, students had the chance to discuss modern-day espionage with former CIA agent Gene Coyle. Coyle has been teaching at IU since 2004, for the first two years under a CIA academic outreach program and more recently as an adjunct professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

"Picturing the Planet, Working for Its Future": Supper with Photographer, Writer, Environmentalist, Human Rights Activist Subhankar Banerjee

October 19, 2010

At this supper, part of the College of Arts and Sciences Themester on "sustain*ability," students talked with photographer-writer-environmentalist-human rights activist Subhankar Banerjee about issues that threaten the health and well-being of the planet, including climate change, indigenous human rights, arctic conservation, resource development, and eco-cultural sustainability.

Supper with Climate Change Scientist and Nobel Laureate Jean Palutikof

October 11, 2010

At this discussion supper, co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program, climate change scientist and Nobel Laureate Jean Palutikof talked with students about the consequences of and the possible responses to climate change. Palutikof is the director of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility in Australia and considered "one of the foremost scientists in the world studying climate change." In association with the College of Arts and Sciences themester on "sustain*ability," Professor Paultikof was on campus as a Patten Lecturer to deliver two public lectures.

"Legislating Health: From Healthcare Reform to Your Good Health": An Informal Undergraduate Lunch with Health Care Policy Expert Wendy Everett

October 6, 2010

At this program, students had the opportunity to discuss current and future health care issues facing the United States with Wendy Everett, a leading health care policy expert and president of the New England Healthcare Institute. Pictured with Everett are HHC volunteers Nathaniel Kenninger and Hena Ahmed. This event was co-sponsored by the Hutton Honors College and the Wells Scholars Program.

"The Future: Scarcity, Globalization, Human Rights and International Security": An Informal Supper with Swiss Sociologist, Economist, and Social Policy Expert Isidor Walliman

October 5, 2010

At this informal pizza supper, students had the opportunity to talk with Swiss sociologist, economist, and social policy expert Isidor Wallimann about scarcity, globalization, human rights and international security. In this picture, Wallimann talks further with Erin Chapman and another HHC student after the group discussion. Wallimann was on campus as the guest of the IU Center for the Study of Global Change; and the supper was co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program.

Undergraduate Breakfast with Eco-Entrepreneur and Social Activist Majora Carter

October 1, 2010

At this breakfast, Majora Carter, founder of Sustainable South Bronx, addressed public health, poverty alleviation, and climate change as one of the nation's pioneers in successful urban green-collar job training and placement systems. The breakfast was sponsored by the Hutton Honors College in collaboration with the Kelley School of Business and Summit organizers and in association with the College of Arts and Sciences themester on "sustain*ability: Thriving on a Small Planet."

"Globalization's Impact on You and the Midwest": Discussion Supper with Richard Longworth of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs

September 29, 2010

Is the quality of life in the Midwest for you and others going to be better or worse because of globalization? At this discussion supper, students joined Dr. Richard Longworth, senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and the Student Foreign Policy Initiative (SFPI) for a discussion of the impact of globalization. In this picture, Christian Hines, co-founder of SFPI, chats with Longworth prior to the discussion. The supper was co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program.

"A New Groove for a New World": Lunch with Lotus Band Kinobe and Soul Beat Africa

September 17, 2010

At this discussion supper, co-sponsored by the Hutton Honors College and the Wells Scholars Program, students joined Kinobe Herbert and members of his band Soul Beat Africa to experience a bit of Uganda and to connect with musicians who have performed throughout the world. A great hit at Lotus in 2009, the band was invited back to perform at the 2010 Lotus World Music and Arts Friday and Saturday night showcases and the Sunday World Spirit Concert.

"Travel Through Art to Africa": HHC Mixer and Coffeehouse Night at the IU Art Museum

September 16, 2010

Hutton Honors College students and members of the HHC faculty and staff gathered for an HHC mixer during the IU Art Museum's Coffeehouse Night. The museum's African art collection was featured, highlighted by the beats of African drumming. Guests enjoyed interactive displays on African cultures, including languages, regional foods, traditional greetings, and images of Africa. Coffee and sweet treats from the Angles Café and Bloomingfoods were also served.

"Does 'New' Media Have an Expiry Date?": Discussion Lunch with Peter Ashkin, Global Corporate Leader and President of Peter Ashkin Consulting

September 10, 2010

Is your newest media device about to become obsolete? At this discussion lunch, Peter Ashkin of Peter Ashkin Consulting spoke with students about how innovators and leaders operate in an ever-changing, high-stakes environment.



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