April 2012

Rachel Maddow

Thu, Apr 12 2012 - 7:30pm

Rachel Maddow


Rachel Maddow, Host, The Rachel Maddow Show; Author, Drift
In Conversation with Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, Author; Screenwriter; Accordionist

Rhodes Scholar, AIDS activist, civics geek, "blindly partisan" and even the “grand doyenne of liberal demagoguery” according to Gawker – Rachel Maddow has been called many things over the years, but until now, "author" has not been one of them. Read more »

John Gray: Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, 20 Years Later

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Mon, Apr 9 2012 - 6:30pm

John Gray: Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, 20 Years Later

Tickets will be available at the door.

John Gray, Ph.D., Author, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus and Venus on Fire, Mars on Ice
Joy Nordenstrom, Professional Matchmaker and CEO, Joy of Romance, Inc. – Moderator

Twenty years ago, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus rocked the relationship world. Read more »

Week to Week 4/27/12

Fri, Apr 27 2012 - 12:00pm

Week to Week: April 27, 2012 Read more »

Week to Week 5/4/12

Fri, May 4 2012 - 12:00pm

Week to Week: May 4, 2012

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Panelists TBA
In conversation with John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club of California Read more »

Covering Electric Cars

Mon, Apr 23 2012 - 12:00pm

Covering Electric Cars

Chelsea Sexton, EV expert featured in Who Killed the Electric Car?
Katie Fehrenbacher, Senior Writer, GigaOM
Ucilia Wang, Contributor, Forbes

The EV industry is experiencing birthing pains and consumers are confused by a raft of new technologies and terms. How are EVs being received in the market? Is the smart grid a bunch of hype? How are mainstream media outlets covering the rebirth of electric cars? Read more »

Keith Devlin: Math Education for the Flat World

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Sun, May 27 2012 - 2:00pm

Math Education for the Flat World: What Should We Be Teaching Our Children for Life in the 21st Century

Keith Devlin, The Math Guy, National Public Radio; Co- Founder and Executive Director, Stanford University’s H-STAR Institute
Angie Coiro, Radio Host, Live from the Left Coast – Moderator

What kinds of math skills will the citizen of tomorrow require? Are we providing our children with the math education that will most benefit them? Read more »