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Should it come down in South Carolina? Has the recent vote gone too far? Are there costs to censoring history, or was this long overdue? Does it represent heritage, or hate?Join the conversation.

Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) is being funded and built in collaboration with Microsoft. It will pair UW students with international students to form teams. Those teams will work to solve real problems for real partner businesses. Microsoft,... more

Bainbridge Island citizens have the opportunity to own and control its own nonprofit electric utility, as do more than 50 other Washington communities. Consumer owned utilities, from the City of Blaine to Seattle City Light, provide... more

What are some of the programmes, initiatives, and opportunities to prepare our children for the future workforce - or help existing workers and retiring veterans to reinvent themselves and prepare for another career? Join us as we explore and... more

We've had some doozies in the headlines. Join us as we deliver a fast-paced, informed discussion of the top news.

We're bombarded with books, articles, conferences, quotes, consultants, and workshops about leadership: what it is, what it isn't, and ways to become better and stronger when inspiring our teams. What does leadership mean to... more

Storytelling nights are gaining popularity nationwide. Many of them are monthly or weekly events where standing-room-only crowds gather to hear stories from strangers and friends alike. Seen by some as a backlash against digital... more

Join us as we remember Leonard Simon Nimoy (March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015), an actor, film director, poet, singer-songwriter, and photographer who was also known for as Mr. Spock of the Star Trek franchise.[1]

Using social media to punish strangers is continually on the rise. Join us in a lively discussion with examples of unwise choices resulting in unexpected, severe and sometimes irreversible consequences.

?The persistent achievement gap between haves and have-nots in our society is chiefly a verbal gap. There is no greater practical attainment in the modern world than acquiring a bellyful of words. A large vocabulary is the single most reliable... more