Lindenwood University’s 2013-14 Speaker Series will feature six exciting and thought provoking individuals, including a former ACLU president, an Olympic Gold Medalist, a CEO, and the lead NASA engineer for the recent Mars rover.
All events are free and open to the public, though some will require complimentary tickets for seating. The schedule is as follows:
Nadine Strossen - Sept. 17, 2013, 7 p.m., Spellmann Campus Center - Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room. A law professor at New York Law School and president of the American Civil Liberties Union from 1991 to 2008, Strossen will speak on “Surveillance Society and the Threat to Our Civil Liberties.”
Shawn Johnson - Oct. 24, 2013, 7 p.m., Hyland Arena. The Olympic gold medalist (2008) and Dancing with the Stars winner (2009) will speak on “Winning Balance.”
Daymond John - Nov. 14, 2013, 7 p.m., J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts - Bezemes Family Theater. CEO of FUBU Clothing, John is a featured investor on ABC’s Shark Tank. He will speak on “Fundamental Keys for Business and Personal Success.”
Deborah Horan - Feb. 18, 2014, 7 p.m., Spellmann Campus Center - Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room. A journalist who has covered the Middle East since 1993, Horan will present, “My Observations on Israel and the Middle East.”
Adam Steltzner - March 25, 2014, 7 p.m., J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts - Bezemes Family Theater. Steltzner was the lead NASA engineer for the Curiosity Mars rover landing, which amazed the world. Steltzner will present, “How Curiosity Changed My Life.”
Mark Noah - April 22, 2014, 7 p.m., Spellmann Campus Center - Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room. Noah, who has a passion for historic airplanes, is also the founder of History Flight, which has dedicated itself to finding the locations of American missing-in-action service members. He will present, “Finding the Fallen: The Search for America’s Missing-in-Action Servicemen.”
For more information about the 2013-14 Lindenwood University Speaker Series, visit www.lindenwood.edu/academics/speakerseries.