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Gordy Honors College Forum Series

 

The Gordy Honors College presents the Forum Series each semester. The Forum hosts national, regional, and local speakers as well as films and special presentations. As one of the premier series in the South, the Forum presents dynamic and stimulating presentations for the MUW campus and the entire community. All events are free and open to the public.

 

Fall 2014 Series Schedule

All presentations are free and open to the public. All begin at 6 p.m. and are held in Nissan Auditorium, Parkinson Hall, unless otherwise noted.

 

August 28

"Natural Selection and Altruism: Putting the 'Self' Back in 'Selfless'" 

Dr. Paul Mack

Associate Professor of Biology, MUW

 

 

 

 

 

September 11

Study Abroad Opportunities at MUW

Ms. Erinn Holloway

Interim Director, MUW Study Abroad Programs

 

 

 

 

 

September 25

“Stolen Art, Nazi Ideology, and the Monuments Men”

Dr. Beverly Joyce

Professor of Art History, MUW

  

 

 

October 9

Film:  The Monuments Men

November 6

“The Hidden Gems of Classical Music: Women Composers”

Dr. Julia Mortyakova

Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Music, MUW

Poindexter Auditorium

 

November 20

Gordy Honors College Undergraduate Research Symposium (Part I)

 

December 4

Gordy Honors College Undergraduate Research Symposium (Part II)

 

 


Previous Featured Speakers

Amanda Beard

 

 

 

 

Amanda Beard, 3 time Olympian, winner of 7 Olympic Medals

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 Bill Roseman, editor, Marvel Comics

 

 

 

 

Rudy Reyes

 

 

 

Rudy Reyes, Marine veteran, author of "Hero Living," star of the HBO mini-series "Generation Kill"

 

 

 

Dick Gregory

 

 

 

Dick Gregory, legendary comedian and civil rights leader

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lieutenant General Russel Honore, Commander Joint Task Force Katrina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Zupan, paralympian and star of the movie Murderball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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