Member-Led Forum

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From Russia Without Love: The 2014 Winter Olympics and Human Rights in Russia

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Tue, Feb 4 2014 - 6:00pm

Helen Carroll, Sports Project Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights Read more »

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Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

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Mon, Feb 3 2014 - 5:30pm

What makes human beings happy and why? Brandishing a sense of humor that sends readers into fits of giggles, renowned Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert dives headfirst into the exceedingly rich world of human behavior and emotion. Read more »

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Scott Carroll: Conciliation Biology

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Thu, Jan 30 2014 - 6:00pm

An Approach to Conservation that Reconciles Past, Present and Future Landscapes in Nature

Scott Carroll, Ph.D., Founding Director, Institute for Contemporary Evolution and Department of Entomology, UC Davis Read more »

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Healing the Body by Healing the Spirit

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Tue, Jan 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael F. Cantwell, MD, MPH; Author, Map of the Spirit: Diagnosis and Treatment of the Spirit Read more »

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The High (?) Road to a True Smart Grid

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Tue, Jan 28 2014 - 11:30am

Timothy Schoechle, Ph.D., Author, "Getting Smarter About the Smart Grid," published by the National Institute for Science, Law and Public Policy, Washington, D.C.  Read more »

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Science and Technology Planning Meeting

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Mon, Jan 27 2014 - 6:15pm

Join fellow Club members with similar interests and brainstorm upcoming Science & Technology programs. All Commonwealth Club members are welcome. We explore visions for the future through science and technology. Discuss current issues and share your insights with fellow Club members to shape and plan programs for the months ahead.

MLF: Science & Technology
Program organizer: Chisako Ress
Also know: Photo by NASA

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Middle East Discussion Group

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Mon, Jan 27 2014 - 5:30pm
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. This month topics will include Afghanistan and Iraq.
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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Educational Opportunity

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Mon, Jan 27 2014 - 12:00pm

Lynne Martin, Executive Director, Students Rising Above in San Francisco Read more »

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Ties That Bind: The Bay Area’s Economic Ties with Greater China

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Thu, Jan 23 2014 - 6:00pm

Dr. Sean Randolph, President and CEO, the Economic Institute

Ken Wilcox, Chairman, Silicon Valley Bank Read more »

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Personal Growth Planning Meeting

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Thu, Jan 23 2014 - 5:30pm

Join us for a one-hour planning meeting for the Personal Growth Member-Led Forum. Be a part of the rebirth of this very important forum, which will focus on a broad curriculum covering human development, relationships, moral and ethical issues, and general self-help topics. We will be discussing the future of this Member-Led Forum and ideas for possible programs in 2014. Read more »

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