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U.C. President Janet Napolitano Interviews Charlotte Jacobs, M.D.

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Wed, Aug 19 2015 - 6:30pm

The Legacy of Jonas Salk

Janet Napolitano, President of University of California; Former Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Governor of Arizona
Charlotte Jacobs, M.D. Professor of Medicine (Emerita), Stanford University; Author, Jonas Salk: A Life

Part of The Club’s Good Lit Series, Underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »

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Counting from Infinity: A Special Film Screening with Keith Devlin

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Tue, Aug 18 2015 - 7:00pm

Keith Devlin, Mathematician, Stanford University

The new film Counting from Infinity captures a significant moment in mathematical history: the discovery of the Twin Prime Conjecture. The film sets the scene in April 2013 as little-known lecturer Yitang Zhang, while working in isolation, proved something that rocked the mathematical world.

Join us as we view a special screening of the film with NPR’s “Math Guy” and Stanford mathematician Keith Devlin alongside for expert commentary.

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 8/17/15

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Mon, Aug 17 2015 - 6:30pm

Panelists TBA

The summer's almost over, and it's already had a lot going on in the political sphere. New candidates launching their campaigns. Politicians getting into trouble. Proposals floated to deal with major problems. Read more »

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Paul Solman: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security

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Fri, Aug 14 2015 - 12:00pm

Paul Solman, Business and Economics Correspondent, “PBS Newshour”; Co-Author, Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security; Twitter @paulsolman Read more »

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Design & Tech with John Maeda

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Thu, Aug 13 2015 - 7:00pm

John Maeda, Design Partner, KPCB; Former President, RISD Read more »

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Sunset Piano and the Thirteenth Tone

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Fri, Aug 7 2015 - 6:00pm

Mauro ffortissimo, Artist; Musician; Founding Member, Enso Art Collective; Founding Member, Miles Davis Memorial Hall
Dean Mermell, Owner and Director, Storyfarm Productions

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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Russian Hill Walking Tour

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Thu, Aug 6 2015 - 1:45pm

Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located.

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The Neuroscience of Love

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Tue, Aug 4 2015 - 7:00pm

Thomas Lewis, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF; Co-Author, A General Theory of Love Read more »

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Gary Hart: The Republic of Conscience

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Tue, Jul 28 2015 - 6:00pm

Gary Hart, U.S. Special Envoy for Northern Ireland; Former U.S. Senator; Author, The Republic of Conscience Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 7/27/15

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Mon, Jul 27 2015 - 6:30pm

Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; “Token Conservative” Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders
Daniel Borenstein, Columnist and Editorial Writer, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune; Twitter @borensteindan
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group; Political Blogger, ibabuzz.com/politics; Twitter @Josh_Richman Read more »

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