|"Educating for Sustainability"
Monday, October 21 — 7:30 p.m. (central time)
with MUM Professors Lonnie Gamble and Chris Jones
"Gross National Happiness: Converting Theory into Practice"
Monday, October 28 — 7:30 p.m.
with Professor John Ikerd, author of Essentials of Economic Sustainability and Sustainable Capitalism.
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Featured Speakers and Panelists
His Excellency Thakur Powdyel most recently served as Minister of Education, Royal government of Bhutan (2008-2013), where he instituted the policy of Gross National Happiness into the education system. He is a promoter of educational integrity, academic excellence, green schools, good practice, and national self-respect.
John Ikerd, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri, Columbia received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in agricultural economics from the University of Missouri. He spent thirty years at North Carolina State University, Oklahoma State University, University of Georgia, and the University of Missouri before retiring in 2000. He now spends his time writing and speaking on issues related to sustainability, with an emphasis on economics and agriculture.