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Carl hobert

October 16 Provost’s Lecture with Carl F. Hobert

Raising Global IQ Carl F. Hobert directs Boston University’s Global Literacy Institute and is the author of the bestseller Raising Global IQ: Preparing Our Students for a Shrinking Planet. He is founder and...

Kingsley1

July 28 Provost’s Lecture with David Kingsley

Fishing for the Secrets of Stickleback and Human Evolution David Kingsley is a professor of developmental biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical...

Shu chien

May 28 Provost’s Lecture with Shu Chien

Mechanotransduction in Endothelial Cells in Health and Disease Dr. Shu Chien is University Professor of Bioengineering and Medicine, Director of the Institute of Engineering in Medicine at the University of California...

Steve koonin

May 5 Provost’s Lecture with Steve Koonin

Adventures in Urban Informatics Steve Koonin is the founding director of NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress, a consortium of academic, corporate and government partners that pursue research and education...

Kasianov

April 16 Provost’s Lecture with Georgiy Kasianov

Ukraine between “The East” and “The West:” The Final Cut? Georgiy Kasianov is head of the Department of Contemporary Politics and History at the Institute of the History of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine. He is the author...

Simon levay

April 13 Provost’s Lecture with Simon LeVay

My Brain Made Me Gay: Scientific Perspectives on Sexual Orientation British-born neuroscientist Simon LeVay has served on the faculties of Harvard Medical School and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. He...

Daniel esty

December 3 Provost’s Lecture with Dan Esty

From 20th Century Environmental Protection to 21st Century Sustainability Dan Esty is the Hillhouse Professor at Yale University with appointments in both the Environment and Law Schools. He also serves as director of...

Lewei

October 27 Provost’s Lecture with Li Wei

Multilingualism, Social Cognition and Creativity Li Wei is a professor of applied linguistics at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, where he is also pro-vice-master of the College and director of the Birkbeck...

Halberstam

October 30 Provost’s Lecture with Jack Halberstam

A Path So Twisted: Thinking Wildly with and through Punk Feminisms Jack Halberstam is a professor of American studies and ethnicity, gender studies and comparative literature at the University of Southern California. He...

Frosch

October 16 Provost’s Lecture with Joan D. Frosch

Who is (Not) Human? Joan Frosch is Professor of Dance in the School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Florida, where she has taught since 1995. Dr. Frosch co-founded and directs the Center for World Arts, a...

Drayton

October 9 Provost’s Lecture with Bill Drayton

Education and Job Creation in a World of Accelerating Change Bill Drayton, 21st century prophet and founder of ASHOKA, and his Ashoka Fellows network of some 3,000 social entrepreneurs in 70 countries have changed our...

Saket soni

June 5 Provost’s Lecture with Saket Soni

Organizing a Multi-Racial, Multi-Ethnic Working Class Saket Soni is the executive director of the National Guestworker Alliance and the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice, dedicated to organizing African...

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