Music Knows No Bounds

Spanish influence is apparent in Javier's music, though so is Rock.

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The Once and Future Green Factory

Recognizing plant biology offers a host of scientific problems with day-to-day relevance, including how plants grow and respond to their environment, he began to study biochemical networks in plants and microbes. 

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Mining for Gold

After experiencing a disfiguring / near death experience as a 9 year old child, John shares how he discovered the gold within us all. 

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365 Days with Dad - Cbabi Bayoc

Cbabi Bayoc is a St. Louis artist who is working to inspire Fathers (specifically African American) to more fully engage with their children. Just because you may not have had a great relationship with your father is no excuse for you not to have one with your child.

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Thinking Upstream: A New Idea for an Age Old Problem - Jamie Ake

Inspired talk about the issues of sexual abuse and how society has evolved to deal with it over time.


 

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Of Water, Ice, Life & Death

Dr. Purnell uses the analogy of ice "floating to the top" to describe proper circumstances for positive outcomes.

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Making Cities for One Planet

In 2008 we became an urban world. By 2050 three-quarters of the world’s 9.5 billion people will be living in cities.

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African Americans and Technology: Empowerment or Exclusion?

The world is reinventing itself as a tech hub. Technology provides new ways to live, to communicate and build wealth. So, how is our community connecting the African American culture to this technology revolution? 

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The Dignity of Living

Everyone talks about the Dignity of a Dying, but few talk about the Dignity of Living.

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See Water

Libby talks about her journey to develop her unique art style that mixes water conservation, cairns and reliquaries to create beautiful and powerful work.

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Empowering the Mind to Heal the Brain for Stroke

The capability to "decode the brain" now makes thought-controlled machines a reality.

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Talk: Arranged Marriages - American Style

This is a talk about the good and bad elements of arranged marriage and how it can work in the US.

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Feel the Passion

"Smalltalk" performs 3 varied styles of dance that are indicative of his unique style of hip hop mashup. High energy, sharp and passionate movement define this performance. A real crowd pleaser...

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The Sweetness of Being High

This talk is about the benefit of effort and loving what you do for work. Success comes from effort and that is easier when you love what you're doing - end result happiness (being high).

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