Thursday, February 14, 2013
Inspire Speakers Series
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Feb. 14 talk, entitled Breathe Easy: Healthy Places and Indoor Air Quality, are Steve Ashkin (known as “The Father of Green Cleaning”); Vivian Loftness (nationally recognized author, speaker and Carnegie Mellon University professor); and Erica Cochran (doctoral candidate and Carnegie Mellon University adjunct professor). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. $25 for Phipps and Green Building Alliance members, Tri-State Area School Study Council students, and other students with valid IDs; $45 for nonmembers Registration required through GBA. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with the Nigerian human rights lawyer who says terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy? <More Info>
At a Congressional hearing this past week, a Nigerian human rights lawyer charged that terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy, although the President has said the Islamic State is a terrorist group and does not represent the Islamic faith. The Nigerian lawyer characterized the administration's policy toward Boko Haram and ISIS as a "See no jihad, hear no jihad, say no jihad strategy.''
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think President Obama's "It's On Us" campaign against campus sex assault will make a difference?