Fact from Fiction: Documentary Storytelling in an Age of Fake News.
Founder, Four corners media
february 10, 2019. 5pm
How are we to make sense of the world around us? Can we trust news and documentaries to inform us - or have we evolved into an age of 'fake news' and the personal narrative? Are we in a new golden age of the documentary and information sharing, or is this a new gilded age of yellow journalism and deception? Micah Garen has been a documentary filmmaker for the past eighteen years, working in some of the most difficult places in the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan, and will bring his perspective to this timely issue.
Every breath you take: Air pollution indoors & outdoors
Prof. Chemical Engineering
February 10, 2019. 5pm
Air pollution has reached dangerous levels in many of the world’s most populated areas. This talk will cover what’s in the air we breathe, causes of poor air quality indoors and outdoors, its impacts on our health, and challenges and opportunities for clearing the air.