An independently organized TED event features Pasqua Yaqui leader Marcelino Flores discussing how traditional creation stories relate to water-use in the desert; Sudha Ram, an endowed chair in the UA College of Management, talking about big data and social media; photographer and social-change-agent Jade Beall discussing her Beautiful Bodies Project
; Dr. Allan Hamilton, of the simulation technology center of the UA College of medicine talking about the healing power of hope; Dr. Esther Sternberg of the UA Center for Integrative Medicine, presenting "Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being"; Chris Cokinos of the UA Department of English presenting "Heresy is Hope: Martha's Flight Into the Future"; and Dr. David Armstrong presenting "A Visit to the Human App Store: How Tech Is Changing What Makes Us ... Us"; $21, $10 for students with ID. Visit TedxTucson.com
for tickets and more information.