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The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship and the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom are pleased to announce the Robert Lusch Lecture Series, which is named in honor of the former executive director of the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship. A prolific researcher, Lusch was well known for his work in service-dominant logic, which rests on the notion that the basis of all economies is the exchange of service among humans.

Please join us for the Spring 2020 Robert Lusch Lecture Series. This semester, we are honored to host Jill Robinson, Founder and CEO of Animals Asia Foundation. 

Jill Robinson founded Animals Asia in 1998 and since has rescued almost 600 bears from the bile industry where bears are caged and face regular, painful extractions for use in traditional medicine. Over 12,000 bears remain caged by bile farms in China and Vietnam alone. Jill and Animals Asia’s work also extends to ending the consumption of dogs and cats, and helping the plight of animals in captivity.

Please join us for a two-night event where we will hear from Jill on Monday, February 24, and then go to an exclusive film screening on Tuesday, February 25 at the Loft Cinema, followed by a Q&A with Jill herself. 

Monday, February 24th
Jill will tell her story detailing her work to rescue bears and end animal cruelty in Asia. 
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Kachina Lounge, Student Union Memorial Center 
RSVP required 

Tuesday, February 25th
Exclusive film screening of To The Moon and Back, followed by a Q&A with Jill Robinson
7-9 p.m.
The Loft Cinema
Advance ticket purchase required. All proceeds will benefit Animals Asia Foundation. 

When

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 25, 2020

The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship and the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom are pleased to announce the Robert Lusch Lecture Series, which is named in honor of the former executive director of the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship. A prolific researcher, Lusch was well known for his work in service-dominant logic, which rests on the notion that the basis of all economies is the exchange of service among humans.

Please join us for the Spring 2020 Robert Lusch Lecture Series. This semester, we are honored to host Jill Robinson, Founder and CEO of Animals Asia Foundation. 

Jill Robinson founded Animals Asia in 1998 and since has rescued almost 600 bears from the bile industry where bears are caged and face regular, painful extractions for use in traditional medicine. Over 12,000 bears remain caged by bile farms in China and Vietnam alone. Jill and Animals Asia’s work also extends to ending the consumption of dogs and cats, and helping the plight of animals in captivity.

Please join us for a two-night event where we will hear from Jill on Monday, February 24, and then go to an exclusive film screening on Tuesday, February 25 at the Loft Cinema, followed by a Q&A with Jill herself. 

Monday, February 24th
Jill will tell her story detailing her work to rescue bears and end animal cruelty in Asia. 
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Kachina Lounge, Student Union Memorial Center 
RSVP required 

Tuesday, February 25th
Exclusive film screening of To The Moon and Back, followed by a Q&A with Jill Robinson
7-9 p.m.
The Loft Cinema
Advance ticket purchase required. All proceeds will benefit Animals Asia Foundation. 

When

4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 24, 2020

Academic year

2019-2020

Behavioral Contagion and the Climate Crisis

The Voices of Culture Lecture Series presents Robert Frank, the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and Professor of Economics at Cornell University.

Abstract:
As psychologists have long understood, social environments profoundly shape our behavior, sometimes for the better, but often for the worse. Less widely noted is that social influence is a two-way street: our environments are in large part themselves a product of our own choices. But although that second pathway has important implication for public policy, it has received virtually no serious attention.

When

5 p.m. Feb. 7, 2020

Semester

Spring

Where

Center for Creative Photography
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