Category: Adult Learning

Cover of Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human History

Science Book Group

Tuesday, April 13, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the first half of Origins: How Earth’s History Shaped Human History by Lewis Dartnell, 2019, 346 pages. David Beatty will facilitate. Find the Zoom link in...

A group of performers hold Chinese and Ivorian flags during the inauguration ceremony of Ivory Coast's new 60,000-seat Olympic stadium, built with the help of China, in Ebimpe, outside Abidjan, on October 3, 2020 ahead of 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. (Photo by Issouf SANOGO / AFP) (Photo by ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images)

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, April 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic:  Great Decisions 2021 Chapter 5: China and Africa The Covid-19 crisis has put a massive strain on what was growing a positive economic and political relationship...

Cover of Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

Science Book Group

Tuesday, March 23, 7–8 p.m. via Zoom We will finish our discussion of Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Carolina Criado-Pérez (2019) during our March 23 meeting. Find the...

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Book Discussion: The Righteous Mind

Last session: Saturday, March 20, 10–11:30 a.m. via Zoom There is room for more people to join us for our last session discussing The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion,...

Man sitting atop a traffic light on Parliament Street

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, March 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic:  Great Decisions 2021 Chapter 3: Brexit and the European Union With the “Brexit transition period” coming to an end this year, the United Kingdom will formally...

Cover of Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

Science Book Group

Tuesday, March 9, 7–8 p.m. via Zoom We will begin our discussion of Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Carolina Criado-Pérez (2019), covering Parts 1–3 in this meeting and...

microphone, old-fashioned

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, March 3, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. via Zoom We will have an “open mic” discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring what is of interest to them to the attention of...

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Book Discussion: The Righteous Mind

Saturdays, March 6, 13, and 20, 10–11:30 a.m. via Zoom Registration is open now for a 3-session online discussion on the book, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, by...

Cover of Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

Science Book Group’s Next Read

The UUC Science Book Group’s next read is Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Carolina Criado-Pérez (2019). Let’s plan on discussing Parts 1–3 during our March 9 meeting and...

Black and white headshot of Rev. Joseph F. Jordan (1863-1929)

Universalism and Black History

From the UUC Racial Justice Team in honor of Black and UU history Joseph Jordan, the first Black man to be ordained in the Universalist denomination, began his religious calling as a Baptist minister....

UUC Advocacy Workshop

Sunday, February 21, 2:00–3:30 p.m. via Zoom Are you curious about what bills for climate, racial, immigrant, and economic justice are being considered this legislative session in Washington state? Would you like to learn...

Cover of Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew About Quantum Physics is Different by Philip Ball

Science Book Group

Tuesday, February 23, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom At this meeting we will finish our discussion of Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew About Quantum Physics is Different by Philip Ball, 2018. Join us! (All...

Ice floes surround the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy in the Arctic Ocean

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, February 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic:  The Coldest War: Toward a Return to Great Power Competition in the Arctic (Chapter 4 in the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions 2021 program) We will...

Cover of Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew About Quantum Physics is Different by Philip Ball

Science Book Group

Tuesday, February 9, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom At this meeting we will begin our discussion of Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew About Quantum Physics is Different by Philip Ball, 2018. Join us! (All...

A masked woman works on the production line of surgical masks at Yilong medical instruments Co., Ltd amid the coronavirus outbreak on April 16, 2020 in Zunyi, Guizhou Province of China

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, February 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic:  Chapter 1 in the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions 2021:  Global Supply Chains and National SecurityFacilitator:  Nick Barnard The shutdown of global supply chains due to...

Cover of Innate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are by Kevin J. Mitchell

Science Book Group

Tuesday, January 26, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom At our next meeting we will finish our discussion of Innate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are by Kevin J. Mitchell, 2018. Join us!...

US Seal: Inauguration of President and Vice President 2021 Viden Harris

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, January 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Our January 20 discussion will be centered around Joe Biden’s inauguration. Join us for our online/phone meeting. All are welcome. Find the Zoom link in UUC Connect...