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As part of the ECHO Climate Change Symposium, join artist Xavier Cortada as he discusses some ways that the world is participating in actions around climate change. This panel discussion will examine ways to communicate climate change to the non-scientific community. Panelists: Amber Inwood, Leon Geschwind, Kathy Ahgeak, and Robyn Higdon. Join the ECHO Climate Change Symposium and sit in on a keynote address from Charles Wohlforth, author of the 'The Whale and the Supercomputer'. Join the ECHO Climate Change Symposium as it examines the impacts of climate change across America. The panelists in this discussion will include: Ku’ulei Rogers, Tim Churchill, David Welty, and Jeff Williams. Join the Echo Climate Change Symposium for a panel discussion in which the panelists will share an overview of the impacts of climate change. The panelists will include Glenn Sheehan, Tim Churchill, and Jeff Williams. TI postdoctoral fellow Julie Yu explains what a stem cell is and why they’re important. Celebrate Pi Day— an international holiday born at San Francisco’s Exploratorium. Join us for a live webcast where we examine the nature of everyone's favorite mathmatical constant, 3.1415926535…ad infinitum!
Dr. Christine Carter is a sociologist who studies the childhood roots of happiness. She is the executive director of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, an interdisciplinary research center that promotes the study of happiness, compassion, and altruism. In this program, Dr. Carter speaks about happiness, altruism, and the inspiring intersection of her personal and professional worlds. Join Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, an authority on positive psychology and flow, for a lecture on creativity. Dr. Csikszentmihalyi reviews the common traits of creative people and describe the environments that foster innovation. Join us as UC Berkeley's Dr. Robert Levenson interviews acclaimed psychologist Dr. Paul Ekman about his 40 years of research into the universality of human facial expressions. The talk includes photographs and never-before-seen footage from Dr. Ekman's fieldwork among the Fore, an isolated New Guinea tribe he first visited in the early 1960s.