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Captain Charlie Plumb Shares Stories and Lessons Learned from Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton

Nancy and Charlie were thrilled to host USNA Classmate Captain Charlie Plumb as he discussed in detail the lessons he learned from spending six years in the Hanoi Hilton during the Viet Nam war. You can listen to some of his remarks by clicking HERE.

Biological and Cognitive Underpinnings of Religious Fundamentalism – Saturday, April 13, 2019

Dr. Nancy Church and Charles Jett were delighted to host Dr. Jordan Grafman, Neuropsychologist and Director of Brain Injury Research at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab (SRAL) and a faculty member at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

As the leader of a major international project on the neural basis of human beliefs, he discussed the findings and conclusions that addressed the question:

Is there any correlation between an individual’s cognitive and neural pathways and his/her religious beliefs?

You can view a MS Powerpoint slideshow of his research results by clicking HERE.

Diderot String Quartet Salon – Spectacular!

Thank you, Adriane Post, Johanna Novom, Kyle Miller & Paul Dwyer for your spectacular performance last night! All of the guests enjoyed their interactions with you – before and after you knocked their socks off with your artistry. Thank you for interacting with them with your explanations of your pieces and instruments. You would have made the old philosopher Goethe proud – you truly demonstrated that chamber music is really a “conversation among very intelligent people!” WELL DONE!!