Tag Archives: Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics

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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