Weekly Update: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Lateefah Simon, Jessica Valenti

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week –   Neil deGrasse Tyson will be making a cameo in the upcoming Futurama feature film… along with Stephen Hawking, Bill Nye, and George Takei. Check out the clip here.   While on the subject, we should mention that Dr. Tyson’s new …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Steve Strogatz, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stacy Malkan

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Steve Strogatz is leading an effort at Cornell University to improve math communications. “Mathematicians are notoriously bad at [communication],” said Strogatz…“We’re writing on the board, with our back to the audience – it’s like they don’t even need to be there as …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jianli Yang, Bruce Campbell

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Neil deGrasse Tyson continues his book tour next Monday in Charlotte, and he gave the local paper a free-wheeling interview in advance.   Chinese democracy activist Jianli Yang talks about the legacy of the Tiananmen Square “tank man”.   Bruce Campbell …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Charles Johnson, Derrick Pitts

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson will be unveiling a space strategy game at ES this week! Heads up, gamers!   It’s an honor for a speaker to be asked to deliver a ‘named’ lecture at a University. So it’s a very, very great …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Spencer Overton, Charles Johnson, Bob Reiss

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week –   A great leader in the African American community recently passed. Eddie N. Williams founded the Joint Center for Political and Economy Studies, the first African American “think tank”. Spencer Overton, the current head of the center, said “Today as the Joint …Read More

Weekly Round Up – The Neil deGrasse Tyson edition

Some weeks, Dr. Tyson just dominates the news … and being on tour to talk about his new book Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, he’s done a lot of interviews and appearances.   Let’s start by congratulating him for the book being #1 on the New York Times bestseller’s list!   Dr. Tyson did …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Lateefah Simon, Bruce Campbell, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week –   Congratulations and kudos go out to Lateefah Simon, who will both speak, and receive her degree, from Mills College this weekend. WTG!   Bruce Campbell is coming to town for his new book tour! At least, he is if your town …Read More

Weekly Roundup: Steve Brodner, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Raffi

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Steve Brodner packs a lot into an illustration. In this case, 100 days’ worth of Trump.   Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new book “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry” released this week! A quote from the book: “The cosmic perspective opens our …Read More

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