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September 2014


The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club was founded in 1988 to provide a place in a central location for colleagues and the community to socialize and intellectualize over superb food in a casual atmosphere at the University of California San Diego. The Club offers a variety of desirable and inviting accommodations, including two distinct banquet venues, a landscaped courtyard, enclosed patio, and six private meeting rooms. The Faculty Club is able to accommodate various events including weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, holiday parties, birthday celebrations, retirement parties, and more. Let our enthusiastic and obliging staff provide you with expert assistance in all phases of planning, preparing, and servicing your important event.

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Oceanids ~ Sounding Board

Thursday, October 2, 2014 11:30 AM

Mary Hanson, League of Women Voters
Title: November 2014 Ballot Propositions
Don’t vote this November until you hear about the pros and cons of the ballot propositions from Mary Hanson, speaker from the League of Women Voters and UCSD Oceanids President.
Mary will be discussing the propositions on the ballot for the upcoming election as a member of the League of Women Voters Speakers’ Bureau. Even though the League often takes positions on ballot propositions and proposed legislation (although not on candidates) the League makes every effort to be impartial and nonpartisan in these pro/con presentations. Mary has been involved in the League at the local, county and state levels, and served as the San Diego President from 1983-85.
Mary is a retired French teacher who has also been active in the San Diego community. During her long tenure at Santana High School she led students six times on trips to France, always an adventure. She received her B.A. in French and Russian from the University of Iowa and her M.A.T. in French and Education from Oberlin College.
Mary was on the board of the La Jolla Chamber Music Society for several years and is a longtime member of the Third Thursday book group. She is also active in UCSD Oceanids, as President, Chair of Cafe Français, and as a regular in the Bridge Group.
Sounding Board is a series of seven lectures during the academic year, the first Thursday at 12 noon, sponsored by UC San Diego Oceanids and the UC San Diego Faculty Club.  Oceanids, faculty and friends meet at the UCSD Faculty Club in a specially designated room to eat lunch and listen to fascinating speakers.  Lunch is $14.00 for guests and $10.00 for Faculty Club members (purchase required).  Coffee and iced tea are provided in the meeting room.  A parking permit can be obtained at the front desk.  You can be sure of a lively discussion! You do not need to RSVP.  Contact Judy Vacquier, jvacq@sbcglobal.net for more information.

San Diego Craft Beer & Supper

Friday, October 10, 2014 6:00pm-9:00pm

This isn’t your roommate’s dorm-brew!
A journey from Home Brew to Market Success. Enjoy a specialty reception and four course dinner paired with some of the most popular and interesting craft brew selections in San Diego.

During dinner, guests will hear from experts in the home brewing business and local craft brewers on how San Diego has become one of the top spots in the country for brewing entrepreneurs. Featuring representatives from Mash Heads Homebrew Club, Benchmark Brewing and White Labs.

* Matt Atkin - Cofounder Benchmark Brewing Co.
* Kara Taylor - White Labs Yeast Analytical Laboratory
* Tricia & Jaime Gallant - Representatives from Mash Heads Homebrew Club
* George Thornton - Moderator– Owner of the Homebrewer Resource Center

Tray Pass
Homebrewers Beer ~ Grandma Koengeter’s Soft Pretzels

Benchmark Table Beer ~ BBQ Duck Taco...with Black Beans & Pineapple Salsa

Benchmark Brown Ale ~ Grilled Bavette Steak...with Sultana-Apricot Coulis,
White Chicory & Savory “French Toast”

Belgian Double Beer ~ Spicy Almond Tilapia in Honey-Butter Sauce...with Toasted Barley & Quinoa Tabouleh, Haricots Verte with Oyster Mushrooms

Wee Heavy Ale ~ Beeramisu

Gluten Free? We’ll have options and wine and tea.
Vegetarian options are also available. Just let us know in advance

Members & Alumni $45.00 ~ Guests $55.00 (inclusive of service charge & sales tax)
For reservations call 858-534-0876 or email Lhuato@ucsd.edu

Cancellation Policy: Reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hrs before event to avoid charges

Economics Roundtable

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (Continental Breakfast) UC San Diego Faculty Club

John Shoven
Charles R. Schwab Professor of Economics, Stanford
The Trione Director of SIEPR
Buzz and Barbara McCoy Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution

Adjusting Retirement Institutions for Longer Life Expectancies: You Can't Finance 30-Year Retirements with 40-Year Careers!
John Shoven's recent work has been in the field of economic demography.  He has written extensively on Social Security, including a number of papers on the advantage of deferring the commencement of Social Security benefits beyond retirement.  In 2008 he co-authored with George P. Shultz Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform, published by W. W. Norton. In 2011, he edited Demography and the Economy, NBER and University of Chicago Press. Over the years, he has written more than one hundred professional articles and has authored or edited more than twenty books. He is a recipient of the Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security.  He regularly teaches a Sophomore College Course and has taken three classes to Washington in that capacity.
John Shoven graduated from UCSD in 1969 majoring in physics.  He then went to Yale to study economics. He has been on the Stanford faculty ever since receiving his PhD from Yale in 1973.  He was Chairman of the Economics Department from 1986-89, Director of the Center for Economic Policy Research from 1989-93 and Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences from 1993 to 98. Shoven has been the Director of SIEPR since 1999. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  In the private sector, he is the Chairman of the Board of Cadence Design Systems and is a member of the board of Exponent Inc., Financial Engines and American Century Funds.
The cost to attend the event is $50 per person (includes continental breakfast and parking). A significant discount is available for UC San Diego alumni, faculty, staff and students as well as individuals who purchase tickets for all four events. For additional information, call (858) 534-9710 or email econroundtable@ucsd.edu.


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