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August 18, 2010
Trinity University Announces Major Lectures for Fall 2010 Semester
|Anne M. Mulcahy
ANTONIO – A dynamic corporate leader, a Harvard biologist, and an
inaugural poet are some of the guests who will visit Trinity University during the fall 2010 semester. Unless otherwise noted, all lectures are free and
open to the public and seating is available on a first-come, first-seated
the Trinity University Distinguished Lecture Series is former chairman
and CEO of Xerox Corporation, Anne M. Mulcahy, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in Laurie Auditorium.
Mulcahy began her career at the Xerox Corporation in 1976 as
a field sales representative, taking on increasingly responsible sales and
senior management positions before assuming the top job. Serving as chairman
and CEO from 2001 to 2009, she built a new leadership team, cut 30 percent of
the least-profitable lines of business, refocused the company on higher-growth
operations and inspired others to join in reenergizing Xerox for the 21st
century. Voted “CEO of the Year” by CEO Magazine, and one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News & World Report, she was also a longtime
favorite on the FORTUNE, Forbes, and Wall Street Journal’s
lists of most powerful women. Mulcahy, a role model and an advocate for social
causes, is now serving as chairman of Save the Children.
Trinity University Distinguished Lecture Series is made possible by an endowment
gift from Mr. and Mrs. Walter F. Brown of San Antonio.
speakers and presentations for the fall semester are:
- Trinity University Distinguished Scientists
M. Hazen, senior geologist, Carnegie Institute, will present From the Big Bang to Broadway:
How Things Evolve at
7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in Laurie
Trinity University Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series is made possible by
an endowment gift from Mr. and Mrs. Walter F. Brown of San Antonio.
Wilson, biologist, Harvard University, will discuss Biodiversity and the
Future of Life, at
7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, in Laurie Auditorium. The
DeCoursey Lecture Series is made possible by the late Gen. Elbert DeCoursey and
Mrs. DeCoursey of San Antonio.
Arts Enrichment Series
Alexander, poet and professor at Yale University, will present, A Reading
and Conversation with Inaugural Poet Elizabeth Alexander at 8 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 7, in the Coates University Center Skyline Room. She recently
made history as the fourth poet to compose and deliver a
poem at a presidential inauguration. Immediately following Barack
Obama's inaugural address, she recited her poem, "Praise Song for the
Day" to listeners worldwide.
Woma and members of the Saacumu Dance Troupe will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 12, in the Ruth Taylor Recital Hall. Woma is considered one of the world’s
virtuoso players of the gyil [Ghanaian xylophone.]
Weber, world-renowned director, dramaturg, and
translator, will present From Berlin to Broadway: An
Evening with International Stage Director Carl Weber at 7 p.m. Sunday,
Oct. 24, in the Stieren Theater. While at Trinity, he will direct
Bertolt Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan, opening Nov.12.
Stieren Arts Enrichment Series is made possible by Jane and the late Arthur
Stieren of San Antonio.
Maker Breakfast Series
Brooks, political commentator and The New York Times Op-Ed columnist, will speak about Politics in the Age of Obama on Tuesday, Oct. 12.
Pink, bestselling author, will discuss his book A Whole New Mind on
Tuesday, Dec. 14.
breakfast presentations will take place at 7:30 a.m. in the DoubleTree Hotel
Tamayo Ballroom. Individual tickets are $45. For reservations, call
210-999-7601. The Policy Maker Breakfast Series is sponsored by the Office of
Conferences and Special Programs and the Stevens Academic Enrichment Fund.
more information, contact Mary Anthony in the Office of University Communications