Lectures and Special Events
An Indomitable Beast with Alan Rabinowitz
September 17, 2014
In An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar, big-cat expert Alan Rabinowitz shares his own personal journey to conserve a species that, despite its past resilience, is now on a slide toward extinction. In a mix of personal discovery and scientific inquiry, this lecture will go deep into the realm of the jaguar, offering fascinating accounts from the field and beyond. Not only about jaguars, but also about tenacity and survival, Rabinowitz reveals better strategies for saving other species and also how to save ourselves when faced with immediate and long-term catastrophic changes to our environment.
This lecture will be followed by a book signing.
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April 23, 2015
Join a celebration of Huda Zoghbi, MD, recipient of the 2014 Mortimer D. Sackler MD Prize winner for outstanding achievement in the advancement of developmental psychobiology.
May 9, 2015
Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.
May 21, 2015
Frans de Waal will explore the similarities between humans and other primates in power politics, transmission of knowledge and habits, empathy, and sense of fairness.