Health Lectures Committee
The Health Lectures Committee hosts lectures and discussion on health issues that are important to The Quadrangle’s residents. Recent lectures include an annual lecture by Dr. Bonnie Ashby, Quadrangle Medical Director, on Electronic Medical Records: Pros & Cons. Lectures have included Palliative Medicine, and Hospitalists and Hospitals.
Harold Haft is the Chair.
Science Lecture Committee
The Science Lecture Committee presents programs from diverse scientific fields and engineering by residents and invited specialists from nearby colleges and universities. New residents with scientific or engineering backgrounds are encouraged to participate. Recent programs have included Exercise and the Aging Heart and Recent Results from Mission Mars.
Bea Blackman is the Chair.
Thursday Night Lectures Committee
Twice a month this committee schedules speakers for a general cultural talk on a topic of interest to our residents, usually incorporating visuals and followed by a lively Q & A period. Speakers include authors, journalists, academics from the humanities and the natural sciences, gallery and museum directors and curators, and artists drawn from all over the East Coast for a diverse array of content. Recent topics include The New Barnes Museum, Women and the 2012 Election, Border Issues in the creation of South Sudan, The Last 10 years of the Phillies, and A Race of Singers: Walt Whitman to Bruce Springsteen.
Joan Wallick, Jane Unkefer and Weecha Crawford are Co-Chairs.