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10:00 am

History of Math

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 21, 2018


To trace the history of math, we will go back to about 2,000 BCE in each of five places: Tigris-Euphrates, Nile, Aegean Sea, Yellow River and the Indus River. We will then go to Baghdad and the Islamic-Iranian culture, which benefit-ted from those five cultural flowerings. We’ll finish with some Renaissance Italian mathematics. Instructed by […]

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1:00 pm

Wednesday Movie: Going in Style

January 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Cheated out of their pensions, three friends decide to extract justice from the system by robbing a bank and then heading for Las Vegas. But their grand plan starts to fall apart when a dogged FBI agent picks up their trail. Starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin. 2017. PG-13. 1 hour, 36 minutes. […]

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2:00 pm

Health Care and You

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

How American Medicine Could Do a Better Job Taking Care of Older People and Why it Doesn’t What goes wrong when older people go to the doctor’s office, to the hospital, or to rehab? We will discuss what happens and how it could happen differently. You will learn how physicians, hospital administrators, drug companies, device […]

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