January 2011

Abbas Milani:The Shah, the Ayatollah and Iran's nuclear program : Double-talk or Double-standards?

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Wed, Jan 19 2011 - 6:00pm

The Shah, the Ayatollah and Iran’s Nuclear Program – Double Talk or Double Standards?

Abbas Milani, Director of Iranian Studies, Stanford; Co-director, Iran Democracy Project, Hoover Institution; Author, The Shah Read more »

Professional Development: How I Grew My Brain in 1 Hour

Fri, Oct 8 2010

Twitter aims for 1 billion users

Tue, Oct 12 2010
LA Times Business

Twitter Events Now a Priority; Is the Hashtag Dead?

Tue, Oct 12 2010

I Heart SF Party: Addicted to Art, Food, Fashion, Music and Hands on Politics.

Thu, Jan 20 2011 - 7:00pm

I Heart SF Party
Addicted to Art, Food, Fashion, Music and Hands-on-Politics

Youthful, artful, hip, cultured, radical, sexy and green – San Francisco is all that and more. Join us as we toast the city with INFORUM’s 2nd annual I Heart SF bash at Public Works. We’re rounding up the best of SF to bring you the ultimate celebration of expression, with a sampling of all the things that make our city so lovable. Read more »

Financial Crisis Report

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Thu, Jan 20 2011 - 6:00pm

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report:  Findings and Ramifications

This program is postponed until February 15. Read more »

Food Justice

Wed, Feb 9 2011 - 6:00pm

Food Justice

Robert Gottlieb, Professor, Occidental College

In today’s food system, farm workers face hazardous conditions, low-income neighborhoods lack supermarkets but abound in fast food franchises, and food products sometimes resemble more of a high calorie chemical mash than a wholesome and healthy product. Opposing these conditions, a movement for food justice has emerged, which seeks to transform our food system from field to table. Read more »

Moving beyond lip service for sustainable water

Wed, Jan 12 2011 - 6:00pm

Moving Beyond Lip Service for Sustainable Water

Marla Smith-Nilson, Founder and Executive Director, Water 1st International

Smith-Nilson believes the international aid community has mostly failed to find a workable way to help the 2.5 billion people who lack access to safe water and a toilet.  She has overseen the implementation of over 450 community water and sanitation projects wolrdwide. Read more »

Tom Campbell: Bank of America/ Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast

Fri, Jan 21 2011 - 11:45am

Tom Campbell: Bank of America/ Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast Visiting Professor of Economics and Law, Chapman U.; Former Bank of America Dean, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley; Former Member of Congress Is the U.S. economic recovery in full swing, or are we headed for a double-dip recession? Former congressman, former Cal business dean and economic expert Campbell will lay out what we can expect in the year ahead and how you can be prepared. Campbell joined Chapman in January 2009 as a visiting presidential fellow. Read more »