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Oakland Zoo Presents

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Paula Hammond: A new superweapon in the fight against cancer

Cancer is a very clever, adaptable disease. To defeat it, says medical researcher and educator Paula Hammond, we need a new and powerful mode of attack. With her colleagues at MIT, Hammond engineered a nanoparticle one-hundredth the size of a human hair that can treat the most aggressive, drug-resistant cancers. Learn more about this molecular superweapon and join Hammond’s quest to fight a disease that affects us all.

O’Dowd at Reno Jazz Festival

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Congratulations to O’Dowd’s Advanced Jazz Band on a great performance at this year’s Reno Jazz Festival where hundreds of jazz bands perform and compete. Singled out for outstanding musicianship awards were: Tyler Jorgensen, Andrew Medeiros, and Nick Brathwaite. Congratulations to all!

A Chorus Line – Opening Night

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Earth Sciences Visits Angel Island

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A great place to have a lunch

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New ASB Officers

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Tyler Manca ’18, treasurer; Isabel Hallock ’17, secretary; Antoneil Carter ’17, vice president; and Will Huntington ’17, president.

Alum of the Month – May

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Nicole “Nic” Cober ’89 will be the first to tell you that loss can lead to abundance.

At major turning points in her life – including losing her high paying attorney position due to firm downsizing, and having to shutter the doors of her successful spa and hair salon chain as a result of the downturn in the economy – Cober found a way to switch the narrative in her head, replacing fear and doubt with faith and positivity.

Her soon-to-be released book, “CEO of My Soul – The Self-Love Journey of a Small Business Owner,” details her personal journey and offers a practical how-to-guide for entrepreneurs. Read more…

Joshua Prager: Wisdom from great writers on every year of life

As different as we humans are from one another, we all age along the same great sequence, and the shared patterns of our lives pass into the pages of the books we love. In this moving talk, journalist Joshua Prager explores the stages of life through quotations from Norman Mailer, Joyce Carol Oates, William Trevor and other great writers, set to visualizations by graphic designer Milton Glaser. “Books tell us who we’ve been, who we are, who we will be, too,” Prager says.

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The magic ingredient that brings Pixar movies to life

As different as we humans are from one another, we all age along the same great sequence, and the shared patterns of our lives pass into the pages of the books we love. "Books tell us who we've been, who we are, who we will be, too," Prager says.

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