Norwich University Presents Free Lectures During the Spring 2012 Todd Lecture Series

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Continuing the tradition of hosting influencers and industry leaders, comers will hear first hand expertise on topics ranging from issues in stem-cell research to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Norwich University presents a series of free lectures during the Spring 2012 Todd Lecture Series, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 31, and going through Thursday, March 29.

The Todd Lecture Series is named in honor of US Army retired Maj. Gen. and Norwich President Emeritus W. Russell Todd, ‘50, and his wife, Carol, in gratitude for their dedicated service to the University. With this series, Norwich reaches out to bring important, significant lecturers to campus. All events are free and open to the public.

Spring 2012 Todd Lecture Series schedule:

Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m., Plumley Armory: Michael M. Dunn is a retired lieutenant general in the Air force and currently serves as the Air Force Association President and CEO.

  •     Hosted by the School of National Services

Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m., Dole Auditorium: Ellyn McColgan is executive advisor, Aquiline-LLC. McColgan has been a senior executive in the financial services industry for more than 25 years.

  •     Hosted by the School of Business and Management

Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m., Plumley Armory: Bruce Mau is a Canadian designer, the creative director of Bruce Mau Design and the founder of the Institute without Boundaries.

  •     Hosted by the School of Architecture and Art

Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m., Dole Auditorium: Kevin Bennet is chairman of the Division of Engineering at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

  •     Hosted by the David Crawford School of Engineering

Monday, March 26 at 7 p.m., Plumley Armory: Gen. Romeo Dallaire was the Canadian Commander of UN forces in Rwanda prior to and during the 1994 genocide. His memoir is entitled, Shake Hands with the Devil.

  •     Hosted by the School of Social Sciences

Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m., Plumley Armory: Rebecca Skloot is the author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. This book was chosen this year to be the summer reading book for the Norwich freshmen class.

  •     Co-Hosted by the Schools of Math and Science and of Humanities

For more information please email toddlectureseries(at)norwich(dot)edu or call 802.485.2633.

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