LeVar Burton

By Barbara Rea on July 27, 2018 in Social Justice, Spring 2015 / No Comments

LeVar Burton of “Roots” and “Reading Rainbow” fame talked about “The Power of Storytelling” in Graham Chapel for the Assn. of Black Students’ annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration.

Beth Shapiro

By Barbara Rea on July 27, 2018 in Science & Technology, Spring 2015 / No Comments

evolutionary molecular biologist, Beth Shapiro delivered the annual Ferguson Science Lecture on “How to Clone a Woolly Mammoth.”
The program was held in Knight/Bauer Hall, Emerson Auditorium.

David Sedley

By Barbara Rea on July 27, 2018 in Humanities, Spring 2015 / No Comments

On March 19, David Sedley delivered the annual John and Penelope Biggs Lecture in the Classics, in Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom. Sedley addressed the question: “What Is Plato’s Theory of Forms?”

Ta-Nehisi Coates

By Sayan Patra on April 14, 2015 in National Issues, Social Justice, Spring 2015 / No Comments

On February 18, 2015 at 7 p.m. in Graham Chapel, Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor for The Atlantic and well-known author, spoke on the subject of racism in the United States as part of the Washington University Political Review Lecture.

Marriage Equality Panel

By Sayan Patra on April 13, 2015 in National Issues, Social Justice, Spring 2015

On February 3, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Graham Chapel, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Residential Learning, Jill Stratton moderated a discussion on “Marriage Equality and the GOP” by a panel featuring Meghan McCain, Gregory T. Angelo and Fred Karger.