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This study group will read a series of essays by science writer, Jim Holt, in which he explores the human mind, the cosmos, and the thinkers who have ...  View More

210138

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/05/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/5/2019-6/4/2019)

Available 1/28/2019 9:00 AM


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Health is a balance between nature and nurture. Foods nurture, through the 41 essential nutrients and thousands of chemicals which they contain. These ...  View More

210142

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/05/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/5/2019-6/4/2019)

Available 1/28/2019 9:00 AM


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In his seminal new book, The Disordered Mind (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018), Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, draws ...  View More

210144

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/05/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/5/2019-6/4/2019)

Available 1/28/2019 9:00 AM


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How the human brain works: amazing new imaging technology allows scientists to answer more questions than ever before. How do we continue to learn thr ...  View More

060002

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/05/19

10 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/5/2019-5/7/2019)

Available 1/28/2019 9:00 AM


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Did God create us--or did we create our concepts of God? Why do we believe what we believe? Is God a divine revelation--or an invention of the human m ...  View More

220118

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/06/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/6/2019-6/5/2019)

Available 1/28/2019 9:00 AM


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Revolutionary new concepts about elementary particles, space and time, and the structure of matter began to emerge in the mid-1970s. Physicists develo ...  View More

060004

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/06/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/6/2019-6/5/2019)

Available 1/28/2019 9:00 AM


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The goal of this study group is to provide a forum to discuss breaking news science topics. New scientific discoveries illuminate our past, increase o ...  View More

220120

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/06/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/6/2019-6/5/2019)

Available 1/28/2019 9:00 AM


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