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November 23, 2017

Davis Markert Nickerson lecture

October 4, 2017

Academic freedom lecturer takes on claims of climate change deniers

Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann took on those who deny climate change and highlighted the importance of acting to combat this environmental threat during Tuesday's University Senate Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom.

September 14, 2017

Academic Freedom Lecture to consider politics of climate change

Climate scientist and author Michael Mann believes that skepticism in science is a good thing.

But when some people flatly disregard scientifically proven facts — as in the case of climate change — it can create problems that delay efforts to come up with solutions or additional discussions, he said.

October 14, 2016

Academic freedom lecture explores 'the right to be forgotten'

Personal privacy and free expression in the online world often are seen as competing interests, but they are not incompatible and actually work together, according to a leading scholar and advocate in electronic privacy law.

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