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Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn and Dr. Elissa Epel: The New Science of Living Younger

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Wed, Jan 11 2017 - 7:00pm

Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, President, Salk Institute; 2009 Nobel Prize Winner; Co-author, The Telomere Effect – A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer
Dr. Elissa Epel, Founder and Director, Center on Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment, University of California San Francisco; Co-author, The Telomere Effect – A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer Read more »

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Obamacare Architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Transforming Health Care Post-ACA

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Wed, Jan 11 2017 - 6:30pm

Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., Former Chief Health Policy Advisor to the Obama Administration; Chair, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania
In Conversation with Mark Zitter, Chair, The Zetema Project Read more »

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Dr. Naomi Oreskes: The 2016 Stephen Schneider Award

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Thu, Dec 15 2016 - 6:30pm

Naomi Oreskes, Ph.D., Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University 
Steven Chu, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford Read more »

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Dava Sobel: The Women Who Rocked the Cosmos

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Wed, Dec 14 2016 - 6:30pm

Dava Sobel, Former Science Reporter, The New York Times; Author, The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
Becky Worley, Tech Contributor, "Good Morning America"—Moderator

This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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Astronaut Mae Jemison: Launching Women into Science and Tech

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Tue, Dec 13 2016 - 6:30pm

Mae Jemison, M.D., Astronaut; Physician

Kimberly Bryant, Electrical Engineer; Founder and Executive Director, Black Girls Code—Moderator

 

Sponsored by Bayer Corporation as part of its award-winning Making Science Make Sense® program—a company-wide initiative that advances science literacy across the United States through hands-on science learning, employee volunteerism and public education. Read more »

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David Grinspoon: Shaping Our Planet's Future

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Mon, Dec 12 2016 - 7:00pm

David Grinspoon, Ph.D., Astrobiologist; Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Institute; Author, Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future; Twitter
Alison van Diggelen, Host, “Fresh Dialogues”; BBC Contributor—Moderator Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Holiday Social 12/12/16

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Mon, Dec 12 2016 - 6:30pm

Steven Tavares, Founder of the Hyperlocal Government and Politics News Site, the East Bay Citizen; Twitter
Additional panelists TBA Read more »

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Is Climate Denial Destroying Our Planet?

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Mon, Dec 12 2016 - 12:00pm

Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology, Penn State University; Co-author, The Madhouse Effect
Cristine Russell, Freelance Science Journalist
Tom Toles, Political Cartoonist; Co-author, The Madhouse Effect Read more »

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Senator George Mitchell and Alon Sachar: How the Next U.S. President Should Handle Israel and Palestine

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Fri, Dec 9 2016 - 12:00pm

George Mitchell, Retired U.S. Senator (D-Maine); Former Senate Majority Leader; Former U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace; Co-author, A Path To Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East
Alon Sachar, Former Advisor, U.S. Ambassador to Israel and President Obama’s Special Envoys for Middle East Peace, George Mitchell and David Hale; Co-Author, A Path To Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East Read more »

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Max Stier: How to Ensure a Smooth Presidential Transition

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Thu, Dec 8 2016 - 6:30pm

Max Stier, Founding President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service 
In conversation with Lenny Mendonca, McKinsey & Company Director Emeritus; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors. Read more »

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