Elvis and the World As It Stands

Elvis and the World As It Stands

Nov. 18, 2021

Most shelter animals dream of going home with a forever family. But for Elvis, being chosen by Mrs. Pemberton is a nightmare. He’s been separated from his sister, Etta, and is determined to get back to the shelter to find her.

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Bioprinting: To Make Ourselves Anew

Nov. 1, 2021

Of the 121,000 people on donor lists in the U.S., over 100,000 need kidney transplants and thousands die each year while waiting. Bioprinting aspires to build healthy kidney tissue from a patient's own cells and transplant this to boost failing kidneys without fear of rejection...

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Cases and Stories of Transformative Action Research

July 20, 2021

Cases and Stories of Transformative Action Research builds on its companion book, Principles and Methods of Transformative Action Research, by describing and analyzing dozens of examples of successful action research efforts pursued in the past five decades by students and faculty of the Western Institute for Social Research.

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Mixed Company

July 20, 2021

By Jenny Shank (MEngl'00) (Texas Review Press, 245 pages; 2021) Buy the Book In Mixed Company Jenny Shank reveals moments of grace and connection between people of her hometown, Denver, through stories that contrast the city during its oil-bust era of economic troubles and court-ordered crosstown busing for racial desegregation...

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Principles and Methods of Transformative Action Research

July 20, 2021

Principles and Methods of Transformative Action Research delves into both general principles and specific methods for basic steps in the action research process—asking questions, gathering and analyzing data, communicating findings, and pursuing action.

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Floriescence: Foundations for Human Flourishing on a Thriving Planet - A Visionary Synthesis of Science, Ethics, and Aesthetics Crafted to Promote Well-Being in the 21st Century

July 20, 2021

By J. Dirk Nies (Chem'74), with Carmen Morales Nies (Floriescent Press, 184 pages; 2019) Floriescence is a groundbreaking, visionary synthesis of science, ethics, and aesthetics crafted to promote well-being in the 21st century. Its robust, comprehensive, multidimensional framework of fact and value - the Floriescent SEAview - affords a vantage...

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You Should Leave Now

July 20, 2021

If you want to live an extraordinary life, one in which your heart, mind, and spirit are in sync, you have to make space for your soul. You have to leave, in order to come back to yourself. It is time to go on retreat.

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Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now

May 6, 2021

Worried about climate change? Beyond Carbon Neutral contains a wealth of information to help turn innovative concepts into reality.

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Emotional Robots: A Question of Existence

April 22, 2021

Emotional Robots is a graphic novella set in a world in which advanced robots successfully compete with humans—in sports, music, and art—in pursuit of emotional intelligence.

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Flights from Fassberg: How a German Town Built for War Became a Beacon of Peace

April 22, 2021

A brilliant merging of personal experience and world-changing, historical significance in a hamlet that held the line against Russia.