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The Middle East Turmoil and Israel

Mon, Sep 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Andy David, Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest

Janine Zacharia, Visting Lecturer, Stanford University; Former Middle East Correspondent and Jerusalem Bureau Chief, The Washington Post Read more »

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Kindred Beings

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Mon, Sep 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Sheri Speede, Founder, In Defense of Animals–Africa (IDA-Africa); Author, Kindred Beings; Veterinarian Read more »

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The Psychopath Test

Tue, Sep 3 2013 - 5:30pm

We all have met these people, whether or not we have recognized them. Some of us have been taken in and damaged by them. The Psychopath Test reveals the manifestations and traits of the 4 percent of males and .5 percent of females who exhibit the personality disorder called psychopathy-sociopathy. Ronson delves into this condition with an engaging, wry British humor. He presents a number of specific cases describing individuals who are pathological liars, without conscience or guilt as ruthless, devious, conniving and without empathy. Read more »

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Backyards, Beaches, Birds and Bees: Citizen Science

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Mon, Aug 26 2013 - 6:00pm

Gretchen LeBuhn, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Biology, SFSU

Heidi Ballard, Ph.D, Associate Professor, School of Education, UC Davis Read more »

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Exploratorium Global Studios in the Middle East

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Fri, Aug 23 2013 - 12:00pm

Silva Raker, Creator and Director of Business Development, Exploratorium Global Studios

Adam Tobin, Managing Director, Exploratorium Global Studios

Gina Baleria, Assistant News Director, KGO - Moderator Read more »

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Tipping Point for Planet Earth

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Mon, Aug 19 2013 - 6:00pm

Anthony D. Barnosky, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley; Cox Visiting Professor, Department of Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University Read more »

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Joshua Kendall: America's Obsessives

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Mon, Aug 12 2013 - 6:00pm

Joshua Kendall, Journalist; Associate Fellow, Trumbull College, Yale University; Author, America's Obsessives: The Compulsive Energy That Built a Nation; Twitter:

Dr. Kit Yarrow, Chair, Department of Psychology, and Professor of Business, Golden Gate University - Moderator Read more »

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Water and Conflict: Is Water More Important Than Oil?

Mon, Aug 12 2013 - 12:00pm

Peter Gleick, Co-founder, Pacific Institute; Ph.D., Energy and Resources UC Berkeley 

Booker Holton, Ph.D., Ecology, Environmental Scientist and Planner - Moderator  Read more »

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A Soundscape by Bernie Krause

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Mon, Aug 5 2013 - 12:00pm

Bernie Krause, Ph.D., Musician; Naturalist; Director, Wild Sanctuary Read more »

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Fracking News

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Fri, Jul 19 2013 - 12:00pm

David Baker, Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
Abrahm Lustgarten, Reporter, ProPublica

Supporters of hydraulic fracturing see it as a driver of affordable domestic energy that can create jobs. Opponents see a risk to water supplies, ecosystems and human health. Join in a conversation with reporters covering fracking in California and nationally on the dangers and potential of the natural gas bonanza. Will California pass a moratorium? Will the Monterey Shale really be developed? Is gas really better than coal? Read more »

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