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The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age

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Wed, Apr 15 2015 - 6:00pm

Robert M. Wachter, M.D., Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Medicine, UCSF; Director, Division of Hospital Medicine Read more »

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Books or Behavior: Disproportionate Discipline, Trauma and Truancy

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Tue, Apr 14 2015 - 5:15pm

Christine Stoner-Mertz, LCSW, President and CEO, Lincoln Child Center
Macheo Payne, Ed.D., MSW, Senior Director of Equity and Educational Initiatives, Lincoln Child Center, Assistant Professor of Social Work, California State University East Bay Read more »

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Evolutionary UpWising

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Mon, Apr 13 2015 - 6:00pm

Swami Beyondananda, Humorist; Satirist; FUNdamentalist Read more »

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Overcoming the Fear of Death

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Mon, Apr 13 2015 - 12:00pm

Kelvin Chin, Consultant; Public Speaker

Why are we so afraid of death? After all, death is inevitable. But what is death? Is it the end, the beginning or a transition? Kelvin Chin will help people rethink how they respond to the death of a loved one and how they think about their own deaths. His new approach is sensitive, insightful and non-religious.

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Write the Book About Your Business to Increase Profits and Clients

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Fri, Apr 10 2015 - 12:00pm

Francine Brevetti, Business Journalist, Formerly with the Oakland Tribune; Ghostwriter; Memoirist Read more »

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American Whistleblowers: The Peril and Promise of Science

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Thu, Apr 9 2015 - 6:00pm

Judy Mikovits, Ph.D., Former Director, Antiviral Drug Mechanisms Laboratory, National Cancer Institute; Co-author, Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth
Kent Heckenlively, Attorney; Science Teacher; Founding Editor, Age of Autism; Co-Author, Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth
Brian Hooker, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Science and Mathematics Division, Simpson University Read more »

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Dining Practices Around the World

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Wed, Apr 8 2015 - 6:00pm

Syndi Seid, Founder, Advanced Etiquette Read more »

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Technology Coming of Age: In-Home Caregiving

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Tue, Apr 7 2015 - 5:15pm

Richard G. Caro, Co-founder, Tech-enhanced Life, PBC
Brad Kreit, Research Director, Institute for the Future
Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Caregiver Alliance
Moli Steinert, Executive Director, SteppingStone Adult Day Health - Moderator Read more »

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Book Discussion: You Are One of Them: A Novel About Secrets, Betrayal, and the Friend Who Got Away, by Elliott Holt

Mon, Apr 6 2015 - 5:30pm

Though Russia figures in this book, the subtitle best describes the work: A Novel About Secrets, Betrayal, and the Friend Who Got Away. Set in Cold War America and post-Soviet Russia, it is a mystery at the heart of which lies the story of the affection between girls and young women, love and loss. Inspired by the media sensation surrounding the letter of an American girl, Samantha Smith, to Yuri Andropov, the book has intrigue, plot twists, and ambiguity.

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Humanities West Book Discussion: To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

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Wed, Apr 1 2015 - 5:30pm

Join us to discuss To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918, by Adam Hochschild. It has been a century since the start of the Great War, whose cultural aftermath is still influencing us. Yet it remains relevant to ask if the solutions to the illusions that led to trench warfare are still eluding us a century later. Discussion led by Lynn Harris.

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