New Frontiers: Exploring Today’s Unknowns

New Frontiers: Exploring Today’s Unknowns

7/421 - 7/10/21

There is so much left to explore and discover — and the more humans explore, the more we learn how much remains undiscovered. We consider these new frontiers in science, health, technology, the environment, and look to where new insights are being gained every day.

In this week, we welcome the new explorers, the next generation of innovators, to learn what work they’re doing on the cutting edge of these fields, exploring the extraordinary and making the unknown, known.

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New Frontiers: Exploring Today’s Unknowns
  • Rev. Zina Jacque - Sunday

    Zina Jacque is the Lead Pastor at the Community Church of Barrington in Illinois. She has served on the staffs of multicultural, urban, and suburban churches, and has done extensive work in the areas of education, counseling, and support programs. Jacque was the founder and first Executive Direct...

  • Rev. Zina Jacque - Monday

    Zina Jacque is the Lead Pastor at the Community Church of Barrington in Illinois. She has served on the staffs of multicultural, urban, and suburban churches, and has done extensive work in the areas of education, counseling, and support programs. Jacque was the founder and first Executive Direct...

  • Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson

    The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson is president of Auburn Seminary, a multi-faith leadership development and research institute that has become an essential institution in advancing the multi-faith movements for justice.

    Author of God’s Troublemakers: How Women of Faith are Changing the Wor...

  • Rev. Zina Jacque - Tuesday

    Zina Jacque is the Lead Pastor at the Community Church of Barrington in Illinois. She has served on the staffs of multicultural, urban, and suburban churches, and has done extensive work in the areas of education, counseling, and support programs. Jacque was the founder and first Executive Direct...

  • Elizabeth Kolbert

    Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer and journalist Elizabeth Kolbert has traveled all over the world to get to the heart of the debate over global warming, and the communities most affected by it. Two of her books — The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History and Field Notes from a Catastrophe: ...

  • Anthony B. Pinn

    Anthony B. Pinn is the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and professor of religion at Rice University. He is also Professor Extraordinaius at the University of South Africa. Dr. Pinn is the founding director of the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning, and the inaugu...

  • Rev. Zina Jacque - Wednesday

    Zina Jacque is the Lead Pastor at the Community Church of Barrington in Illinois. She has served on the staffs of multicultural, urban, and suburban churches, and has done extensive work in the areas of education, counseling, and support programs. Jacque was the founder and first Executive Direct...

  • R. Alta Charo

    R. Alta Charo is the Warren P. Knowles Professor Emerita of Law and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where she taught in biotechnology law and ethics at the law school, medical school and biotechnology studies program. At present, she is serving as the inaugural David A. Hambu...

  • Gary Laderman

    Gary Laderman, the Goodrich C. White Professor of American Religious History and Cultures at Emory University, has been described as “an exceptional speaker: lively, informed, and made for Chautauqua! The Future of Religion in America is his area, and he does very interesting work on contemporary...

  • Rev. Zina Jacque - Thursday

    Zina Jacque is the Lead Pastor at the Community Church of Barrington in Illinois. She has served on the staffs of multicultural, urban, and suburban churches, and has done extensive work in the areas of education, counseling, and support programs. Jacque was the founder and first Executive Direct...

  • Ariel Ekblaw

    Ariel Ekblaw is the founder and director of the MIT Space Exploration Initiative, a team of over 50 graduate students, staff and faculty actively prototyping the artifacts of our sci-fi space future. With today’s democratization of space exploration technology and the potential for future interpl...