Stanford Continuing Studies presents Stanford Saturday University (SSU) on Saturday, November 5, 2011. This one-day event on Stanford campus offers visitors the opportunity to hear from some of Stanford’s most interesting and articulate faculty members on a range of scientific topics.
Power: Why Do Some People Have It, and Others Don’t? with Jeffrey Pfeffer, Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior, Graduate School of Business
Water: Is It the New Oil? with Jeffrey Koseff, William Alden Campbell and Martha Campbell Professor of Engineering
Synthetic Biology: Can We Reprogram the Living World? with Christina Smolke, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Why Is It So Hard to Make Good Decisions? with Ronald Howard, Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Business
What Is the Solution to the Omnivore’s Dilemma? with Christopher Gardner, Associate Professor (Research), School of Medicine
What are the Keys to Harmonizing People and Nature? with Gretchen C. Daily Bing Professor in Environmental Science; Director, Center for Conservation Biology
Please note: Advanced registration is required. The tuition is $150 and includes morning coffee and muffins, a boxed lunch, and afternoon refreshments. Register here.