conference http://news.stlpublicradio.org en UMSL hosts conference on 'consilience' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/umsl-hosts-conference-consilience <p>The University of Missouri-Saint Louis is <a href="http://consilienceconference.com/">hosting a conference on &ldquo;consilience.&rdquo;</a></p><p>UMSL evolutionary ecologist <a href="http://www.umsl.edu/~parkerp/ParkerLab.html">Patty Parker</a> says consilience is the idea that certain universal concepts hold true across disciplines, from biology to the social sciences to the humanities.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:26:29 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 3568 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org UMSL hosts conference on 'consilience' Mo. House rejects Senate redistricting map, asks for conference http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-rejects-senate-redistricting-map-asks-conference <p>The <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">Missouri House </a>has rejected the changes made to its redistricting map by the Senate, which on Wednesday took its own map and substituted it in the House bill before passing it.</p><p>The main sticking point appears to be how much of Jefferson County will fall into the rural southeastern Missouri congressional district. Thu, 14 Apr 2011 23:55:20 +0000 Marshall Griffin 956 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House rejects Senate redistricting map, asks for conference