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Convocation series to present ‘Wonder Boys’ screening

Friday January 24, 2020Marketing and Communications staff

The comedy/drama “Wonder Boys,” which stars Michael Douglas as a college professor who suffers from writer’s block and struggles to deal with the pressures of his complex love life, will be shown as part of the Convocation film series “Ivory Tower Misfits. Images of Higher Education and College Professors in Hollywood Films,” on Thursday, Feb. 6.

Reacting to climate change is focus of next Convocation talk

Friday October 18, 2019Roger Coda

The topic “Responding to Climate Change: Reality, Action and Hope” will be addressed by James D’Aloisio, a structural and building envelope engineer and an Al Gore-trained climate reality presenter who considers himself a “conditional optimist,” in a Convocation Series talk on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m., in the Science Center’s Kelly Family Auditorium.

Kasky tapped as Maytum Convocation Lecturer

Monday September 2, 2019Lisa Eikenburg

Activist and advocate Cameron Kasky will be the 2019-2020 Maytum Convocation Lecturer and Williams Visiting Professor. His presentation, “Be the Change: Tools for a Movement” will be given in King Concert Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 3 p.m. The first in an annual series of events, Mr. Kasky’s presentation will highlight the 2019-2020 Convocation theme, “Be the Change.”