2011 University Lectures

Nebraska Wesleyan University hosts renowned expert speakers on a variety of topics every year.
Date Speaker Lecture title Time Location Series
Saturday, November 12, 2011 David Strayer, professor of psychology, University of Utah "Multitasking In The Automobile" 1:00pm Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) The Cliff Fawl Lecture Series in Psychology
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Eboo Patel, Founder and President Interfaith Youth Core Leadership in a Time of Global Religious Crisis 7:00pm O’Donnell Auditorium Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership
Thursday, October 20, 2011 Norma Ramos, executive director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women "Bought And Sold: Modern Day Human Trafficking" 1:00pm Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) Fall Forum
Thursday, September 15, 2011 Donna Lopiano, president, Sports Management Resources "Forty Years After Title IX And Still Not Close To Gender Equity" 7:00pm O’Donnell Auditorium Visions and Ventures Symposium
Thursday, September 15, 2011 Rob Baade, Albert Blake Dick professor of economics, Lake Forest College "Getting Into The Game: Is The Gamble On Sports As A Stimulus For Urban Economic Development A Good Bet?" 1:30pm O’Donnell Auditorium Visions and Ventures Symposium
Thursday, September 15, 2011 Harry Edwards, professor emeritus of sociology, University of California-Berkeley, sports columnist "Handicapping The Race: The Management And Impact Of Black Images In The Mainstream Sports Media" 10:00am O’Donnell Auditorium Visions and Ventures Symposium
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Dave Zirin, author, columnist, XM Radio host "Not Just A Game: Power, Politics and American Sports? 7:00pm O’Donnell Auditorium Visions and Ventures Symposium
Thursday, April 21, 2011 Dr. Maha Baddar, Writing Department, Pima Community College From Athens (Via Alexandria) to Baghdad: Medieval Arabic Rhetoric as Dialogic 3:30pm Callen Conference Center (lower level of Smith-Curtis) Kenneth Holder Memorial Lecture
Thursday, April 7, 2011 Patrick Mureithi, Award-winning documentary filmmaker, artist in residence, Drury University and Missouri State University ICYIZERE: hope 1:00pm Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) Spring Forum
Thursday, March 31, 2011 Dr. Cheryl Mitchell Milking Primary Food Sources 1:00pm Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) Fetzer
Saturday, March 19, 2011 Jane Goodall, Primatologist Gombe and Beyond: The Next 50 Years 7:30pm O’Donnell Auditorium Peacemaking Workshop XXIV
Thursday, March 10, 2011 Dr. Beatriz Torres, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College Gesundheit! Bless You! Salud! Promoting Health Across Cultures: Facilitating Intercultural Dialogue in Health Care 1:00pm Callen Conference Center (lower level of Smith-Curtis) Lambda Pi Eta Communication Lecture
Thursday, March 3, 2011 Ken Bloom, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Discovering the Quantum Universe at the Large Hadron Collider 1:00pm Olin B Lecture Hall (between Smith-Curtis and Olin Hall) Spring Forum
Thursday, February 24, 2011 Dr. Ann McKee, Assistant Professor of Neurology & Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine; Dr. Dan Tomes, Neurological & Spinal Surgery, LLC, Lincoln; Blake Lawrence, former Nebraska Cornhuskers football player Sports-Related Brain Injury Panel 1:00pm O’Donnell Auditorium Spring Forum