Award for Author of 'Stern Review'

The 2013 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication will be awarded to Lord Nicholas Stern, former World Bank Chief Economist and Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. Lord Stern is the author of the highly influential 2006 “Stern Review,” which concluded that climate change is a problem of risk management… Read More

Goggles Optional

Goggles Optional is a podcast where scientists from Stanford University provide their professional yet humorous takes from the world of science. Join us as our hosts explore the significant news and discoveries of the week using a combination of wit, analogies, and words with less than four syllables. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be… Read More

The Future of Engineering

Free and open to the public. Paolo Bosetti,  Assistant Professor of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, discusses LISA (the Laser in Space Antenna that measures space gravity), Michelangelo (European automated manufactory system), and what these projects signal for the global manufacturing revolution. Bosetti, specializes in intelligent manufacturing, design of production systems, and machine… Read More

Secretary Sally Jewell

Date: Thursday, November 7 Location: The Commonwealth Club, SF Club Office, 595 Market Street, Second Floor, San Francisco Time: 6:00 p.m. check-in; 6:30 p.m. program; 7:30 p.m. networking reception Cost: FREE Conserving America’s natural heritage involves balancing competing interests and values. The Department of the Interior, which is responsible for extracting resources from public lands as well as protecting landscapes, is at the center… Read More

Unity in the Community

In Honor of Latino Heritage Month, Ron Wilkins will be giving a talk entitled: Unity in the Community: A History of Black & Brown Collaboration. The talk will be taking place on Wednesday 09/18, 6:30pm at St. Ignatius College Preparatory, 2001 37th Ave, San Francisco. Join us for an informative presentation by Professor Ron Wilkins. Prof. Wilkins… Read More