What Is Einstein’s Circle?

Einstein’s Circle is a place where people gather to listen, to learn, and to engage in an open and thoughtful exchange of ideas, opinions, and information. It is a place to flex the brain, to find gratification in being acknowledged for what you know, and to be humbled by the knowledge of others. Einstein’s Circle is a special program of the Osher Lifetime Learning Institute at Ringling College.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom

When: 2:30-4 p.m. on Wednesdays

Who Can Attend?: Everyone is invited — OLLI students, members of Sarasota and Manatee communities, and students of Ringling College. There are no educational prerequisites to attend. Moderators present on a non-biased basis and participants are encouraged to arrive with an open mind.

Contact: Questions, concerns or suggestions? Email einsteinscircle@gmail.com.

Non-registered students who would like to be added to the EC mailing list: email request to olli@ringling.edu.

Cost: $10 Silver Member/general admission; $9 OLLI Gold Member.
Register Online, or call 941-309-5111
Pre-registration suggested. No refunds. Tickets may be transferred.

What do people talk about?
Einstein’s Circles provide a forum for discussion of religion, politics, social issues, international concerns, tax reform, the economy, education, the Supreme Court … whatever is pertinent, sometimes controversial, and timely.
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Einstein’s Circle October 31: Why Are Prescription Drugs So Expensive?

An Insider’s Look at the Pharmaceutical Industry.

MODERATOR: ROBERT ESSNER
Retired Chairman of the Board and CEO of Wyeth (now Pfizer). Former Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Current Director of Mass. Mutual Insurance Co., Board Member of the NY Children’s Health Fund, adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, and an Operating  Executive at the Carlyle Group.

Register online: https://reg131.imperisoft.com/LLA/Search/Registration.aspx

 

Einstein’s Circle November 14: Stuck or Unstuck? Women in the 21st Century

Making Gender Equality a Lasting Reality.

MODERATOR: SHERRY PENNEY, PH.D
Professor Emerita. Previous chancellor of the University of Massachusetts (Boston) and interim president of the University of Massachusetts five-campus system; founding director and professor of the Center for Collaborative Leadership and College of Management. Frequent speaker, leader of focus groups, and author of books and articles on issues of women in the workforce.

Register online: https://reg131.imperisoft.com/LLA/Search/Registration.aspx
 

Einstein’s Circle is a place where people gather to engage in an open exchange of ideas, opinions, and information on a variety of topics. These popular give-and-take discussions focus on political, social and economic issues, as well as current events and concerns. Topics to be decided closer to Einstein’s Circle dates.

Einstein’s Circle at Anna Maria Island meets Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave, Holmes Beach. Seating capacity is limited.

Fee: Einstein’s Circle Discussions at Anna Maria Island are Free. No prior registration required.

Einstein’s Circle at Anna Maria Island meets Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 24, 31, Nov. 7 and 14.

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