Nebraska Citizens for Science - Calendar

Nebraska Citizens for Science - Calendar
Lincoln Forum on Science and Religion
Program Calendar, 2016
Nebraska Citizens for Science (NCFS)
649 So. 18th Street, #31
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 477-0205
Visitors welcome
Thursday, Jan 7th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Nova Now - How Does the Brain Work (video), Neil Degrasse Tyson, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Jan 21st, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Drones and their research potential, Buddy Smith, UNL, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Excerpts of Darwin Day talk by Clay Naff, followed by BBC Darwin documentary, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016, 7:30 PM - Darwin Day lecture - Why Evolution is True, Brad Ericson, Univ of Nebraska Kearney - Durham Research Ctr, UNMC, Rm 1002 (UNMC - map) - Omaha

Thursday, Feb 18th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Discussion of Zika virus, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Mar 3rd, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Parapsychology, from science to pseudoscience, Les Lane, presentation with videos, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Mar 17th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Results of the 2015 Religious Landscape Study by the Pew Research Center and implications for the changing face of religion, Dr. Dan W. Clanton, Jr., Assoc Prof of Religious Studies, & Dr. Tim Hill, Assoc Prof of Political Science, Doane College, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Apr 7th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Video on what the world will be like in 2050, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Apr 21st, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Women in Islam, Dr. Abla Hasan, Asst Prof. of Practice, Dept. of Modern Languages and Literature, UNL St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, May 5th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Branched Oak Observatory Bringing the Night Sky Down to Earth, Michael Sibbernsen, Lecturer in Astronomy, UNL, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, May 19th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Genomes and the Origin of Life, Les Lane, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Bletchley Park Code-breaking's Forgotten Genius, BBC video - the story of Gordon Welchman, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, June 16th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Evolutionary psychology, Clay Naff will present several viewpoints, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, July 7th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Conversation, topic is open to whatever is of current interest, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, July 21st, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Can We Stop Global Warming before it Kills Us?, Clay Naff (See his article in The Humanist,) St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Aug 4th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Anti-intellectualism, Hofstadter and beyond, led by Wil Hass and Ken Gobber, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Clinical Trials: What Every Citizen Needs to Know, presented by Janel Holsten, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Sept 1st, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Don Cupitt's Sea of Faith - Western civilization transits from a theological perspective to a scientific perspective, video followed by discusion, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Sept 15th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, New Hypothesis on how Plate Tectonics Drive the Growth of Ocean Grust, Lynne Elkins, UNL Dept of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Oct 6th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Science, Religion, & Rational Creationism : Why Intellectual Honesty Requires Us to Defend the Former, Debunk the Latter, & Consider the Last, with Clay Naff, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Note the nonstandard location
Thursday, Oct 20th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Climate Change: Chemistry, International Assessment and Policy, Marsha I. Lester, Dept of Chemistry, Univ of Pennsylvania, Hardin Hall map - Lincoln

Thursday, Nov 3rd, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Decoding Neanderthals, DVD followed by discussion, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Thursday, Nov 17th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Rings of Saturn, Rebecca Harbison, Asst. Prof., Practice in Astronomy, UNL, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln

Note the nonstandard location and time
Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016, 8 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Nerd Night, Cottonwood Cafe, 440 South 11th St, Lincoln

Thursday, Dec 15th, 2016, 7 - 8:30 PM, NCFS regular meeting, Do Aliens Worship God?, we'll watch clips from several science videos and then discuss, St Paul United Methodist Church - 1144 M Street (corner of 12th and M streets), Rm 145 - Lincoln