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Do Nonhuman Animals Have Rights?

In the discipline of philosophy, there is a legitimate debate over whether there are such things as nonhuman animal rights. Philosophy professor and Mensan Elliott R. Crozat takes a closer look at the issue from both sides.

Trainwreck in Heels

With its charming idiosyncrasies and unexpected opportunities for authentic belonging, my Mensa family is one I have held dear since my entry in 2010. As I approach the close of my first decade of Mensanhood, I realize I have much for which to be grateful about this whimsical, wonderful group.

Viral Words

As the coronavirus wraps its tentacles around our planet and the number of infections and deaths burgeons, you might be wondering why this respiratory pathogen is dubbed COVID-19.

A Brave New Intelligence

As we brave the third wave of AI, we’re likely to see the development of technologies that will radically change the ways we interact with our world and with each other. But whether any of this results in AIs that can actually think about and experience the world as we do, only time will tell.

At-home Learning Resources for Kids

With so many families finding it necessary to transform their homes into makeshift classrooms, the Mensa Foundation is here to help. MensaforKids.com features a curated lists of free and low-cost educational resources to enrich your child’s mind and ignite their excitement about learning.

Compete for Mensa International Photographer of the Year: PhotoCup 2020

The art of photography is an area where Mensans from more than 50 countries with different languages, customs, and traditions can converge with a single, visual language. Use your creativity, skills, and technical expertise to produce your entry in this year’s Mensa International PhotoCup competition.

Navigating the New 'Normal'

We’re living through a historic time, and it’s clear that our world, and families, will be different on the other side. Remember that it’s okay to take a break, to let go of expectations, and most importantly – be gentle with yourself.

Balancing Engagement and Education: Get the Most From At-home Learning Resources

As many states extend school closures and you find yourself scrambling for lesson plans and activities, the Mensa Foundation is here to help. Our advice: Create effective and engaging lessons that fit your child’s needs.

National Events

KCAG20 | July 1-5, 2020

The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, our AG spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment. Kansas City is a revolution of creativity, music, food, art, and spirit … and we get to enjoy it all week! Connect with M’s from around the globe, reunite with old friends — and make some new ones. Missouri loves company, after all!

Advances in Food Science

Before it hits our plates, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes with what we eventually eat. At Colloquium 2020, we’ll explore the latest developments in food science, including investigations into food safety, emerging food and agricultural technologies, maintaining stable food supplies globally, and more. Join us — and bring an appetite!

Irving, Texas | April 23-26, 2020

An annual tradition since 1990, Mind Games is a four-day board-game-judging marathon, during which the year’s five best new-to-market tabletop games are chosen and awarded the coveted Mensa Select® seal. Join hundreds of tabletop fanatics for a long weekend of around-the-clock board gaming.

Local & Regional Gatherings

Mensa Czechia welcomes you to register for the 2020 European Mensa Annual Gathering in Brno, Czechia, July 29 – Aug. 2, 2020. Enjoy a program full of interesting events, Czech hospitality, and old and new friends.

Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure event safety, Metropolitan Washington Mensa's Regional Gathering, Pandemic 2020: Around the World, has been canceled. Please visit their website for more information as the situation develops.

Break out your best Alice in Wonderland attire and come with us Through the Looking Glass! Fall down the rabbit hole for a long weekend filled with diverse and interactive speaker sessions, games, Eat Me & Drink Me Tastings, Carole-oke, excursions, and more!

Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure event safety, Mensa in Georgia's Regional Gathering, Peachtreat 45: Heaven and Hell, has been canceled. Please visit their website for more information as the situation develops.

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