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In Case You Missed It, April 2015

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From KPR

Time for a Woman President?
Former Kansas Governor and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius talks about women in politics and her own political career. Sebelius' talk kicked off "The First Woman President 2.0," this year's Presidential Lecture Series at KU's Dole Institute of Politics.

Time for More Transparency in Kansas Government
During National Sunshine Week, people don’t talk about the weather. It’s when advocates for open and transparent government celebrate public access to information. Guest Commentator Ron Keefover says sunlight is a great disinfectant, and state government in Kansas could use more of it.
 
What Are You Really Meant to Do?
What direction is your career taking? What advice should every young person hear as they begin their career? What makes a leader? Harvard business professor and KU alum Robert Steven Kaplan is the author of What You're Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential, and What to Ask the Person in the Mirror. He spoke at KU's Lied Center as the Anderson Chandler Lecture, sponsored by the KU School of Business.

From NPR

Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies
Living Cancer series takes you inside the shifting science of cancer treatment. New drug protocols offer hope for many, while remaining just out of reach for others. Research scientists are working to discover the root causes of cancer, but the disease process is often too complicated for simple explanations. And as more and more of us survive a cancer diagnosis, what originally seemed like a medical crisis can become part of an everyday routine.
 
Muslims in Europe
Members of the Muslim minority communities in Britain, France and Germany discuss their feelings about how they fit into the culture of the countries in which they reside.
 
Was Your Seafood Caught by Slaves? AP Uncovers Unsavory Trade
Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants, even in cat food, may have been caught by Burmese slaves. That's the conclusion of a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press.
 
 

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