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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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Tony Haymet: Understanding the Deep Sea - Oceanography Meets Business

Wed, Sep 5 2012 - 6:00pm

Understanding the Deep Sea: Oceanography Meets Business

Tony Haymet, Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, and Dean, Graduate School of Marine Sciences, UCSD

Our community is increasingly asking demanding questions on the prediction of the natural world. What useful chemicals will be discovered from the ocean and ocean mud? Will the steady trend in movement of California precipitation from snow to rain continue, or accelerate? Read more »

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Book Discussion: "The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson

Tue, Sep 4 2012 - 5:30pm

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

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Maddalena Bearzi: Dolphin Confidential - Confessions of a Field Biologist

Wed, Aug 29 2012 - 6:00pm

Maddalena Bearzi: Dolphin Confidential – Confessions of a Field Biologist

Ph.D., President, Ocean Conservation Society

Ever fantasized about the unique thrill of working among charismatic and clever dolphins in the wild? Come hear renowned scientist Bearzi talk about her experiences at sea, tracing her own evolution as a woman and as a scientist from her earliest travails to her transformation into an advocate for conservation and dolphin protection. Read more »

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The Illusion of Building Green: How our Fight for Responsible Building Design is Falling Short

Tue, Aug 28 2012 - 6:00pm

The Illusion of Building Green: How Our Fight for Environmentally Responsible Building Design Is Falling Short

Rick Chitwood, BSME, HVAC: Insulation Contractor, Field Researcher; Code Writer; Author
Frank Bergamaschi, California Registered Architect, LEED Accredited Professional

The way we approach the marketing of environmental design and technology rarely includes practical, cost saving methods. Often the marketing message is: more money = best energy practices. Read more »

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Rescheduled - The Illusion of Building Green

Mon, Aug 27 2012 - 7:30pm

The Illusion of Building Green: How Our Fight for Environmentally Responsible Building Design Is Falling Short

Rescheduled to August 28. Read more »

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How Volunteering Can Lead to a Dream Job

Mon, Aug 27 2012 - 6:00pm

How Volunteering Can Lead to a Dream Job

Wylie Greig, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), India; Retired Head, Global Research RREEF, Division of Deutsche Bank; Chair, One World Children’s Fund Board
Janet Greig, RPCV/India; Retired Agent and Field Executive, State Farm Insurance; Board Member, One World Children’s Fund
Christopher Greig, Volunteer, Stanford's Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and Cystic Fibrosis Research Inc.; Specialty Account Manager, Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals
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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Aug 27 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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How Do You Do That? In conversation with David Perry

Thu, Aug 23 2012 - 6:00pm

How Do You Do That? In Conversation with David Perry

David Perry, CEO David Perry & Associates

Perry has been entrusted to manage public, media and community relations for signature events on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, ranging from the 2008 Olympic Torch Relay to the 2011 Fleet Week to the upcoming 2013 America's Cup Race. How does he juggle thousands of moving parts to consistently deliver consistently excellent results, and how can you, too, get a job traveling the world and meeting fascinating people? Read more »

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Marty Nemko Discussion Series: When Should and Shouldn't You Follow Your Passion

Thu, Aug 23 2012 - 6:00pm

When Should and Shouldn't You Follow Your Passion

Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Author; Former Columnist; Radio Host

It's almost a mantra: "Do what you love and the money will follow." Alas, too many people do what they love – and starve. How do you decide what's right for you? Join Nemko for an in-depth discussion. Nemko was named "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian and "Job Coach Extraordinaire" by U.S. News. Read more »

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