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Thea Bellos: Timeless Explorations - A Creative Odyssey

Mon, Sep 24 2012 - 6:00pm

Timeless Explorations: A Creative Odyssey

Thea Bellos, Artist; Photographer; Global Marketing and Management Consultant; Educator; Mentor; President, Global Stewards Institute

Berkeley photographer and professor Bellos will be speaking about her exhibit, "Timeless Explorations: Views from Cuba, Chile, Vietnam, Cambodia and Turkey," currently on view at the Club office. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Sep 24 2012 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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Jonathan Canick: Aging and the Persistence of Mind

Thu, Sep 20 2012 - 6:00pm

Aging and the Persistence of Mind

Jonathan Canick, Member, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, California Pacific Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Read more »

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The Great Debate - Are We Alone?

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Wed, Sep 19 2012 - 6:00pm

The Great Debate: Are We Alone?

Geoff Marcy, Professor of Astronomy, UC Berkeley
Dan Werthimer, SETI Program Director, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Kira Z. Reginato: Here I am to Save the Day! What a Skilled Eldercare Manager Can Do for You

Mon, Sep 17 2012 - 5:15pm

Here I Am to Save the Day! What a Skilled Eldercare Manager Can Do for You

Kira Z. Reginato, Eldercare Manager; Radio Show Host

If you’re a caregiver for an aging spouse or one or more parents, you’re in good company with 66 million other Americans. Many will spend more years at this than they did raising children, and they are doing a demanding job without training or having a break. However, Reginato will explain that there is no need to struggle alone any more. Read more »

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Janine Zacharia and Joel Brinkley: Two Journalists in the Middle East

Fri, Sep 14 2012 - 12:00pm

Janine Zacharia in Conversation with Joel Brinkley

Janine Zacharia, Journalist; News Analyst; Visiting Scholar, Stanford University
Joel Brinkley, Professor of Journalism, Stanford University; Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist

Come hear firsthand experiences from seasoned Middle East reporters. Zacharia was the Washington Post's Jerusalem bureau chief and has reported widely on the Middle East for Bloomberg, Reuters and Washington Week in Review. Read more »

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Peter Gleick: The Future of Our Water - Can We Learn From The Past?

Thu, Sep 13 2012 - 6:00pm

The Future of Our Water:  Can We Learn from the Past?

Peter Gleick, Water Expert; Co-founder, Pacific Institute; MacArthur Fellow Read more »

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Social Capital Markets: Making Meaning Matter

Wed, Sep 12 2012 - 6:00pm

Social Capital Markets: Making Meaning Matter

Paula Goldman, Director, Omidyar Network
Kevin Jones, Founder, Good Capital; Convener, SOCAP
Greg Ulrich, Director, Advisory Services, Hope Consulting
Steve Wright, Vice President, Poverty Insights, Grameen Foundation
Kevin O’Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator

SOCAP12 will gather global innovators – investors, foundations, institutions and social entrepreneurs – to celebrate directing the power and eff Read more »

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Dr. Adam Gazzaley: Video Games as Cognitive Enhancers

Mon, Sep 10 2012 - 6:00pm

Video Games As Cognitive Enhancers

Dr. Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D., Founding Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center, UCSF; Associate Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, UCSF

This program is sold out. You can add your name to the waitlist below.

Our brains exhibit an amazing ability to modify both their structure and function in response to new experiences throughout our lives, a phenomenon known as neuroplasticity. Read more »

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The Media & Presidential Politics

Mon, Sep 10 2012 - 6:00pm

The Media and Presidential Politics

Diane Dwyer, News Anchor, NBC Bay Area
Randy Shandobil, Shandobil Communications; Former Political Reporter, KTVU

Another presidential election, another non-presidential process. Monday Night Philosophy welcomes two Bay Area broadcast news reporters to discuss the media's role in shaping presidential politics. Televised politics has certainly shifted emphases and made certain types of politicians obsolete, but has it really been a game changer? Read more »

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