Envisioning the next American economy

Van Jones, JD, wants to put Americans to work — millions of Americans, and not just any kind of work. The former special adviser on green jobs to President Barack Obama has a clear vision to solve the two most profound challenges facing the United States today: poverty and pollution. He will share that vision for the Assembly Series at noon Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Graham Chapel.

Washburn fights for Native Americans

Kevin Washburn, JD, professor and dean of the school of law at the University of New Mexico, will deliver a talk on “Improving Criminal Justice for American Indians,” at noon Thursday, Sept. 23, for the Assembly Series. The program, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom in Anheuser-Busch Hall.

Maeda to talk about creative leadership for Assembly Series, Sam Fox School

John Maeda, Ph.D., one of the pioneers in integrating technology and the visual arts, will give a presentation on “Creative Leadership” for the Assembly Series. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Graham Chapel and is free and open to the public.

Green to recall road from WUSTL to the White House

Alumnus Jason Green, deputy associate general counsel to President Barack Obama, returns to campus to give an Assembly Series/Leadership Lecture Series presentation Oct. 9.

Harold Ford Jr. to give annual Stein Lecture in Ethics

Harold Ford Jr., once described by President Bill Clinton as “the walking, living embodiment of where America ought to go in the 21st century,” will give this year’s Elliot Stein Lecture in Ethics for the Assembly Series. His talk will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 7 in Graham Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
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