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Get a new perspective on Earth

published: May 23rd, 2023 by

NASA Earth Science researcher at next Thoughtful Thursday For most people, NASA conjures images of astronauts and space exploration. However, NASA also provides free and publicly available observations from space, air, sea, and land that are critical for informing policy and action to protect planet Earth. Dr. Liz Wiggins of NASA’s Langley Research Center in Virginia will share an eye-opening perspective of our world at our next Thoughtful Thursday at 5 pm May 25. Seating in the Sunset Room for Thoughtful Thursday is limited, and reservations are required via Eventbrite. Reservation link is is the calendar in the member dashboard.… Read More »

UNF partners with AIPCA for Thoughtful Thursday

published: May 9th, 2023 by

Amelia Island Plantation Community Association (AIPCA) members filled the Sunset Room in The Oaks Community Center April 27 to hear University of North Florida (UNF) art history professor Dr. Debra Murphy speak about Dutch master Johannes Vermeer, currently the subject of a “once in a lifetime” exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Murphy, the inaugural chair of the Department of Art and Design at UNF, provided insights into Vermeer’s life and art and shared her own experiences visiting the Rijksmuseum exhibit. She has been recognized for outstanding teaching by UNF, the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, and the Southeastern College… Read More »