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Health and culture events this week

Beginning Tuesday, see “Before the Flood” and “Liyana” and learn about women leading health care.

By Lindsey Coulter

October 21, 2019

Healthcare Leaders MSU Denver“Before the Flood” screening

In relation to this year’s 1 Book/1 Project/2 Transform selection, “We Rise: The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement That Restores the Planet” by Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, the Center for Multicultural Excellence and Inclusion will host a screening of “Before the Flood.” The award-winning documentary calls attention to the dangers of climate change and possible solutions, featuring scientists, activists and world leaders.

The event will also include a public lecture by Clint Carroll, Ph.D., associate professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Carroll’s work has been published in Ethnohistory, Geoforum, Environmental Research and two edited collections. He is also an active member of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association and the Society for Applied Anthropology.


11 a.m.-2 p.m.

St. Cajetan’s Event Center

Lunch provided

For more information, contact the Center for Multicultural Excellence and Inclusion at 303-605-7020 or

MSU Denver Health Care Leaders Presents Leadership in Health Care: A Speaker Panel

A panel discussion Tuesday evening will highlight women in leadership roles within health care. Panel members will share their professional and educational experiences and journeys to help raise students’ awareness of Colorado's current issues and initiatives in health care. Moderated by Katrina Chaffin, telemedicine-service line coordinator for HCA/HealthONE Continental Division, the panel will include Kelsey Asplin, N.D., lecturer, Health Professions; Amy Goldstein, pharmacy director, Craig Hospital; Kathy Jacoby, vice president of marketing and member experience, Delta Dental; and Katrina Little, lecturer, Nursing.


5:30-7:30 p.m. 

Tivoli Turnhalle, Room 250


“Liyana” screening

Join the Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry for a screening of “Liyana” on Wednesday. The award-winning, genre-defying documentary tells the story of five children in the Kingdom of Eswatini who turn past trauma into an original fable about a girl named Liyana who embarks on a perilous quest to save her young twin brothers. The film weaves her animated journey together with poetic documentary scenes to create an inspiring tale of perseverance and hope. The screening will be followed by a conversation with directors Amanda and Aaron Kopp.


4-7 p.m.

Comcast Media and Technology Center, Tivoli Student Union

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