Lecture

Tessa Jolls is the president and CEO of the Center for Media Literacy. She will deliver the 2017 Holder Lecture on Thursday, April 20.

President of Center for Media Literacy to Discuss Redefining Media Relationships and Culture

The president and CEO of the Center for Media Literacy will deliver this year's Kenneth R. Holder Lecture.

Tessa Jolls will deliver the lecture on Thursday, April 20 at 4 p.m. in the learning commons area, located on the first floor of Cochrane-Woods Library.

Donald Wilhite, professor emeritus of applied climate science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will kick off Earth Week activities at NWU with his keynote lecture, "Understanding and Assessing Climate Change and its Implications for Nebraska" on Apr

NWU to Celebrate Earth Week with Focus on Climate Change

Twenty-one Nebraska Wesleyan University student organizations will collaborate on a week-long Earth Week celebration, April 18-21.

Stephen J. Rapp, the former Ambassador-At-Large for Global Criminal Justice, will deliver the 2017 Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership on March 29.

Former Ambassador for Global Criminal Justice to Deliver NWU Lecture on Public Leadership

Stephen J. Rapp, Distinguished Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Prevention of Genocide, will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership on Wednesday, March 29.

Communication Scholar to Discuss Inclusive Communities

A gender and communication scholar will discuss creating inclusive communities at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Wesleyan Communication Association/Lambda Pi Eta Lecture.

Named Time Magazine's "World's 100 Most Influential People," Dr. Frans B. M. de Waal will deliver the 2017 Fawl Psychology Lecture.

Psychologist to Discuss Human and Animal Intelligence

Dutch-American psychology professor Dr. Frans B. M. de Waal will draw comparisons between human and animal mental capacities at Nebraska Wesleyan University's annual Clifford Fawl Psychology Lecture.

His lecture, “Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?” will be held Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m. in O’Donnell Auditorium.

Rebecca Goldin will deliver the Fetzer Lecture on February 28.

Mathematician To Examine Statistical Interpretation in the Media

Audiences place high trust in the numbers published by the media but to what extent are the statistics interpreted correctly?

Rebecca Goldin, professor of mathematics at George Mason University, will share her research and insight on statistics at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Fetzer Lecture on Tuesday, February 28.

Surgical Assistant Turned English Professor to Discuss How Research Enriches Creative Process

A former surgical assistant and current Nebraska Wesleyan University English professor who found herself more interested in writing about surgery than performing it, will deliver the university’s annual Faculty Scholarship Presentation on Wednesday, January 25.

Mental health advocate and best-selling author Kevin Hines will share his personal story about his suicide attempt from the Golden Gate Bridge.

Survivor of Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Attempt to Share Story

Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, 19-year-old Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. He is one of only 34 survivors.

Hines now dedicates his life to saving lives by spreading the message of hope and sharing his art of living mentally well. He will share that message at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Monday, October 3.

New York Times best-selling author Claudia Rankine will give a free reading at NWU on October 11.

Visiting Writers Series to Include Renowned Poet Claudia Rankine

Renowned poet Claudia Rankine will headline Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Visiting Writers Series.

The award-winning author will give a free reading of her poetry on Tuesday, October 11 at 6:30 p.m. in O’Donnell Auditorium, located at 50th Street and Huntington Ave.

Press Shift: Annual Visions & Ventures Symposium Addresses Technology's Impact

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Visions & Ventures Symposium is going unplugged.

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