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Superforecasting : the art and science of prediction. By Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner

December 06, 2015
In Superforecasting, Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner offer a masterwork on prediction, drawing on decades of research and the results of a massive, government-funded forecasting…
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Ambassador Elena Poptodorova Distinguished Lecturers Series: Ukraine: Paths Ahead

November 30, 2015
H.E. Mr. Mykola Baltazhy, Ambassador of Ukraine to Bulgaria will talk about Ukraine: Paths ahead on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. at Panitza Library.
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Dreams of earth and sky. By Freeman Dyson

November 30, 2015
In this sequel to The Scientist as Rebel (2006), Freeman Dyson - whom The Times of London calls “one of the world’s most original minds”- celebrates openness to unconventional…
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Essentials of entrepreneurship: evidence and practice. By Robert A. Baron

November 22, 2015
Entrepreneurs are, in essence, individuals who take action to convert their ideas into reality. Doing so involves completing many steps. Robert Baron describes these steps,…
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Lecture: "Body image within Eating Disorders, and beyond", by Dr. Felix Diaz PhD

November 19, 2015
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH AT 7.15 PM ACADEMIC BIOGRAPHY: Dr. Diaz is a senior lecturer in psychology at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Talavera de la Reina, Spain. His research interests include eating disorders, qualitative methods and conversation analysis.
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Islamic Political Thought. By Gerhard Bowering

November 16, 2015
Selected from the acclaimed Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, and focusing on the origins, development, and contemporary importance of Islamic political…
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Quantum chance : nonlocality, teleportation and other quantum marvels. By Nicolas Gisin

November 09, 2015
Quantum physics, which offers an explanation of the world on the smallest scale, has fundamental implications that pose a serious challenge to ordinary logic. This delightful…
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MOVEMBER at Panitza Library

November 05, 2015
Panitza Library supports the Movember movement for spreading the awareness for men's health by providing a book display, showing the most famous men with moustaches.…
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The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life. By Nick Lane

November 02, 2015
How did rocks, air, and water coalesce into the first living creatures on the primordial Earth? Why two sexes and not three or four or 12? Why do we age and die? In _The…
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