Lectures

See the world through new eyes by attending informative, stimulating events.

Sonia Shah Featuring: Sonia Shah
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 12:20 p.m.
Science Center Therater
Free and Open to the Public; Tickets Required

The annual Bennett Lectureship strives to serve students and the community by presenting some of the most influential and dedicated persons in the areas of social justice. This year’s featured speaker is Sonia Shah, an investigative journalist and author of several books on science, human rights and international politics, including “The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years” and “The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World’s Poorest Patients.”
Richard Blanco Poet Richard Blanco
Thursday, March 26, 2015, 12:45-2:00 p.m.
Science Center Theater
Free and Open to the Public; Tickets Required

Renowned American poet, public speaker, author and civil engineer, Richard Blanco was the inaugural poet for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. His work has appeared in The Nation, Ploughshare, Indian Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, TriQuarterly Review, New England Review, and Americas Review.

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