Engaging monthly speakers that are relevant, timely, and of interest to our entire community. Refreshments at 1:00 PM in Fellowship Hall. Presentations begin at 1:30 PM in the Sanctuary. First Fridays, January through June. 2018 Speaker Schedule.

2018

June

Guest Speaker, Dr. Karen Musalo, Professor of Law at UC Berkeley, presents, “Refugees and Asylum Seekers: US Policy – Past and Present” Listen to the presentation here. Download the visual presentation below.

May

Guest Speaker, Mary K. Donnelly, DNP, presents, “Stroke Prevention and Life’s Simple 7” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

April

Guest Speaker, Dr. Glenn E. Robinson, Naval Post Graduate School, presents, “The Four Waves of Global Jihad” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

March

Guest Speaker, Dr. Sarah Anzia, Professor of Economics at the UC Berkeley, presents, “Politics of Public Pensions” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

February

Guest Speaker, Dr. Deborah Ann Sunter, Tufts University, presents, “City-Integrated Renewable Energy for
Meeting Global Sustainability Needs” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

January

Guest Speaker, Dr. Stephen Mende, Senior Research Scientist at UC Berkeley presents, “Spirits of the Polar Night” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

Additional resources for this talk:

UC Berkeley THEMIS satellite website: http://themis.ssl.berkeley.edu/summary

http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/aurora-3-day-forecast

http://www.gi.alaska.edu/AuroraForecast

2017

June

Guest Speaker, Hon. Peggy Fulton Hora, President, Justice Speakers Institute presents, “Drug Treatment Courts: An International Perspective” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

May

Guest Speaker, Jill West, RDN presents, “Nutrition and the Media: Separating Fact and Fiction” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

April

Guest Speaker, Dr. David Vasquez-Levy presents, “A World on the Move” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

March

Guest Speaker, Dr. Robert Johnson presents, “Will Gene Therapy and Gene Editing Change Your Life?” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

February

Guest Speaker, Professor Henry Brady, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at U.C. Berkeley presents, “Public Policy and Politics Going Forward.” Listen to the presentation here. Download the presentation below.

January

Guest Speaker, David Peritz presents, “Social Justice in the Age of Trump.” Listen to the presentation here. Please note, the first few minutes of the presentation were not recorded. Download the presentation below.