Tag Archives: Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics

“One person, no vote”

Carol Anderson, author of One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy, will speak on that topic at a virtual webinar event on September 30 at 7 p.m. Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of African … Continue reading

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A conversation about race and immigration in America

Wall Street Journal columnist and Fox News commentator Jason Riley will present “A conversation about race and immigration in America” on Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Yawkey Center, Murray Room. A senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Riley … Continue reading

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David McCullough

Historian and author David McCullough, a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, will give a talk on Sept. 26 at 4 p.m. in Robsham Theater. He has written books on Harry S. … Continue reading

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A love story of social action

The Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics will present a lecture by Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner Odede, an inspiring story of love and social action that has transformed the lives of vulnerable girls and the poor in the slums … Continue reading

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Dr. Omalu

Dr. Bennet Omalu, whose story was the basis for the movie “Concussion,” will give an address titled “The Mustard Seed Effect: How Small Steps Can Spark Major Change” on Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.* in Gasson Hall, room 100. Dr. Omalu was … Continue reading

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Becoming Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs biographer Peter L. Laurence will talk about his book, Becoming Jane Jacobs (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016), on Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. In his biography, Laurence examines how Jane Jacobs, who only … Continue reading

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Reporting on gender inequities and global health

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn will present “A Path Appears: Reporting on Gender Inequities and Global Health” on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Murray Function Room of the Yawkey Athletic Center. Kristof and WuDunn combine journalism and activism … Continue reading

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Cold War espionage

Alumnus Bill Plunkert, a former CIA agent featured in the book The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal (Penguin Random House,  2015) by Pulitzer Prize winner David E. Hoffman, will give a talk Apr. 20 … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize winner

Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi, an Iranian lawyer and human rights activist, will give an address on Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. in Gasson Hall 100. Ebadi was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts in support of democracy and human … Continue reading

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Fearless

Former United States Navy Lieutenant Carey Lohrenz, the U.S. Navy’s first female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot, will present “Lessons in Leadership” on Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Murray Room of Yawkey Center. Her talk is part of the Winston Center for … Continue reading

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