Southeast Missouri State University is proud to present the University Speakers Series featuring men and women from the forefront of their respected fields. These leaders in political and social issues will offer their compelling stories to the campus community at Southeast, inspiring visionary ideas for tomorrow's leaders.
University tickets are free (unless otherwise noted) with Redhawks ID in the University Center-Center for Student Involvement (UC 204) and the Show Me Center Box Office. General public tickets are $10 (unless otherwise noted) and available at www.showmecenter.biz and the Show Me Center Box Office.
Monday, August 21, 2017
7:30 p.m., Show Me Center
Dr. Michio Kaku is one of the most widely recognized figures in science in the world today. He is an internationally recognized authority in two areas – Einstein’s unified field theory (which Dr. Kaku is attempting to complete) and predicting trends affecting business, medicine, finance, and our way of life, based on the latest research in science. He has written three NY Times Best Sellers, with the latest, The Future of the Mind, hitting #1 on the NY Times, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble Best Sellers List. He appears regularly on national and international TV, and hosts numerous science TV and radio programs. Kaku’s presentation will cap a series of eclipse-related events at Southeast on August 21st. At 1:20 p.m., he will be among dignitaries on Houck Field as students, faculty, staff and visitors view the total solar eclipse.
/ Free for students, faculty, and staff with a valid Redhawks ID.
/ Free to the general public until August 18 at 5 p.m. After 5 p.m., tickets are $10.
/ Tickets are required for entry and are available at the University Center room 204, the Show Me Center Box Office, and showmecenter.biz.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
6:00 p.m., Show Me Center
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, has served as President of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) since 1992. His research and publications focus on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance. He chaired the National Academies’ committee that produced the recent report, Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America’s Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads. He also was named by President Obama to chair the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Hrabowski’s book, Holding Fast to Dreams: Empowering Youth from the Civil Rights Crusade to STEM Achievement (2015) is about his experiences with the civil rights movement and how they led him to develop programs promoting educational success in science and technology for African Americans and others.
/ Tickets for this event will go on sale in November 2017.
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Van Jones & Kayleigh McEnany
Captain Scott Kelly
Mary Francis Berry
Chief Richard Picciotto
Clarence B. Jones
The Buried Life
General Colin Powell
Tony La Russa
Michael J. Fox
Pat Buchanan & Tom Daschle
Mythbusters Build Team
Cal Ripken Jr.
Newt Gingrich & Howard Dean
Dr. Drew Pinsky
Dr. Eric and Rev. Marcia Dyson
Tucker Carlson & Arianna Huffington
Michael Eric Dyson