Continuing Studies

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  • Tue, 27 Jan 2015 7:00 PM
    Teen Café | Play vs. Work: Do We Play Enough?
    Often called “child's work,” play has long been accepted as what kids do. When kids play it's called development. When adults play it's the opposite of work and given names like leisure, gambling, or gaming. Is play the opposite of work? Why is play less valuable as we age? Is play just for kids or is it something we all need as we grow up?
  • Tue, 27 Jan 2015 7:00 PM
    Philosophers' Café | Is it Time for a Basic Income Guarantee (BIG)?
    The idea that government should provide everyone with an unconditional and reasonably generous basic income is gaining ground. It could be cheaper to run than existing means-tested social programs and would give people more control over their lives. But it also implies painful trade-offs, like doing away with publicly funded health insurance.
  • Tue, 27 Jan 2015 7:00 PM
    Philosophers' Café | Revolution in the Air: How Can Universities Stay Relevant in an Always-On Networked World?
    In a world where information is constantly available and we connect with people globally via a click or swipe, the university's traditional role as transmitter and qualifier of knowledge must evolve. But there is more to learning than just amassing information. What roles should universities take on to be relevant in the new-networked environment?