Upcoming Events

Wed
Feb 01
2017

Creating a Meaningful Life for Yourself and the World

Prof. Clair Brown's talk draws from her book Buddhist Economics to discuss how we can create a sustainable, equitable economy for all people.

Wed
Feb 08
2017

The Future of Sensory Perception

Scientists and other sensory explorers are developing powerful new technologies that can change, enhance and perhaps expand the limits of what we can perceive.

Wed
Feb 15
2017

States of Altered Consciousness

Arriving at a deeper understanding of the nature of our mind and consciousness, and how consciousness relates to the rest of what we call physical reality, is perhaps the most profound question in all of science.

Highlighted Courses

Tue
Jan 24
2017

The First 100 Days: Domestic Challenges for the 45th President

This course will offer a series of informative and critically engaged discussions of six major challenges in the realm of domestic policy that the 45th president will have to confront in the first 100 days of office. 

Tue
Jan 24
2017

Iranian Cinema

Gain an overview of post-revolutionary Iranian national cinema, which has garnered international popularity and critical acclaim since the late 1980s for being innovative, ethical, and compassionate.

Thu
Jan 26
2017

Provence: A Thoughtful Visit

Provence’s sensual offerings—clement climate, delicious cuisine, a rich artistic tradition, remarkable light, and vast fields of lavender—have made it justifiably famous. Less familiar, however, is its history.