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SEED Events

In partnership with our community, the SEED Institute at Regis University provides special event programming to educate the next generation of sustainable business leaders.

Recent Events

The Nuclear Legacy of Rocky Flats:
A Keynote and Panel Discussion with Kristen Iversen

presented by Chester Alter Scholar and the SEED Institute

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Dr. Kristen Iversen (Chester Alter Scholar): Dr. Iversen is a world-renowned author with personal ties to the Denver community, having grown up not far from Regis in Arvada. Her award-winning book, Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, details her experience being raised near “the most contaminated site in America” and has been chosen by more than 30 universities around the country for their Common Read/First Year Experience programs. It is also the subject of a forthcoming documentary. Dr. Iversen has taught at universities around the country and abroad and is currently Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Cincinnati.

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The SEED Institute at Regis University’s Anderson College of Business and Computing presents a keynote and panel discussion on Rocky Flats featuring Kristen Iversen, Jon Lipsky (former FBI agent who led the 1989 raid on Rocky Flats), Mark Johnson (Immediate Past President of Colorado Medical Society and Chief Medical Officer for Jefferson County Public Health), Randy Stafford (analyst of Rocky Flats studies), Stephanie Malin (Associate Professor of Sociology and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Environmental Justice at Colorado State University), Michael Ketterer (Professor Emeritus, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Northern Arizona University), and Niels Schonbeck (Biochemist, Instructor, Regis University). Panel moderated by Nathan Church, an award-winning filmmaker with Havey Pro Cinema and writer, director, and producer of Full Body Burden documentary. Help us bring Full Body Burden to the big screen by making a tax-deductible gift at fullbodyburden.wedid.it.


Writing Workshop with Kristen Iversen

presented by Chester Alter Scholar and the SEED Institute

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Dr. Kristen Iversen (Chester Alter Scholar): Dr. Iversen is a world-renowned author with personal ties to the Denver community, having grown up not far from Regis in Arvada. Her award-winning book, Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, details her experience being raised near “the most contaminated site in America” and has been chosen by more than 30 universities around the country for their Common Read/First Year Experience programs. It is also the subject of a forthcoming documentary. Dr. Iversen has taught at universities around the country and abroad and is currently Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Cincinnati.

Event Description: Current Regis University students and faculty members are invited to join Dr. Iversen for a writing workshop focused on creative nonfiction and environmental action. Join this inspiring, award-winning author to learn about and discuss writing practice as you network and make new friends.


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