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Bill Nye

Bill Nye

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

8:00 PM

MSC Ballroom

Scientist, Inventor, and Host of Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Making science entertaining and accessible is something Nye has been doing most of his life. “My family is funny,” he says, “I mean funny in the sense that we make people laugh, not just funny looking.” Nye discovered that he had a talent for tutoring in high school, and while growing up in Washington, DC. ...   


John Bul Dau

John Bul Dau

Thursday, February 19, 2015

7:30 PM

MSC 2708

One of the storied "Lost Boys of Sudan," John Bul Dau, featured in the award-winning documentary,God Grew Tired of Us, has experienced trials in life that most people never imagine. But now he is living the American Dream.
Born in war-torn South Sudan, Dau is one of 27,000 boys driven from their villages when the northern Arab government attacked the ethnic minority population in 1987. For the next five years, Dau led groups of displaced boys across Sudan for hundreds of miles facing...   
Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

7:30 PM

MSC Ballroom

Soledad O'Brien is an award winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor, and producer. O'Brien was the originator of Black in America and Latino in America. In June 2013 she launched Starfish Media Group, a multiplatform media production and distribution company, dedicated to uncovering and producing empowering stories that take a challenging look at the often divisive issues of race, class, wealth, poverty and opportunity, through personal stories. Starfish Media Group continues to produce B...