Archived Programs

Join us for an evening of thoughtful theater at the Central Square Theater’s production of Paradise. Yasmeen, a Muslim-American teenager in the Bronx, meets with her teacher Dr. Royston, a mysterious scientist forced to teach high school biology. If she salvages her perfect score, she can claim... Read more

How Do We Think About Nuclear Weapons?

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:00pm

Most people born after the late 1980's have grown up without thinking much about the threat of nuclear war. Now, in an unsteady political climate, fears about nuclear weapons are beginning to rise again. For those of us who have not given much thought to nuclear weapons for most of our lives,... Read more

Sexual Harassment and Gender Equity in Science

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Sarah Ballard

Astrophysicist, MIT Postdoctoral Fellow and Scholar

In October, 2015, Buzzfeed News reporter Azeen Ghorayshi broke an investigative story detailing astronomer Geoffrey Marcy's long history of sexual harassment. Since then, more female scientists have come forward about their experiences with harassment. Ghorayshi, MIT astronomer Sarah Ballard,... Read more

Nukes, NATO and Right Wing Nationalism

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Reiner Braun

Co-President, International Peace Bureau

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Reiner Braun to campus and hear him speak about his decades-long efforts in working towards global, nuclear non-proliferation. Dr. Braun is currently involved in planning activities for the Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty... Read more