Author Archive for: ‘Doug Minor’
John Mather, chief scientist of the Science Mission Directorate of NASA and a 2006 Nobel Laureate in Physics, delivers the Smith Lecture.Read More
A panel discussion featuring Chief Rodney Monroe of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Chief Jeanne Miller of the Town of Davidson Police Department, Interim Acting Chief/Captain Carolyn McMackin of Davidson College Public Safety, Lance Stell, Ph.D., Thatcher Professor of philosophy and director of medical humanities, and …
Davidson alumnus Astronaut Thomas Marshburn, M.D. ’82, talks about his experiences aboard the International Space Station, 230 miles above Earth.Read More
Professor Nigel Biggar, is the Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology, and director of the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, and Public Life at the University of Oxford, UK. Sponsored by the Davidson College Religion Department, Samuel D. Maloney Lecture Series on the Study of Religion and Society, Office of the President, and the Vann Center for Ethics.
History Professor John Wertheimer moderates this panel discussion exploring First Amendment issues. Religion Professor Karl Plank and attorney Brad Kutrow serve as panelists.
David Brooks is an opinion columnist for The New York Times and a frequent commentator on PBS’s Newshour, NPR’s All Things Considered and The Diane Rehm Show.
Kathleen Brown is professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and is a historian of gender, and race in early America and the Atlantic World. She is author of Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia, which won the …
Anthony So: “Lowering the Price of Hope: Delivering on Innovation and Access to Technologies for Global Health”
Anthony So serves as professor of the Practice of Public Policy Studies at Duke University’s Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, where he started the program on Global Health and Technology Access in 2004. So’s research on the ownership of knowledge and how it is …
In conjunction with the Democratic National Convention, Davidson College hosted a panel discussion on Charlotte as a rising energy hub, and how sustainability initiatives are becoming major economic drivers of the future.
Nationally recognized columnist and PBS commentator Mark Shields offered a Labor Day lecture on the current presidential race entitled “2012 – The Presidency.” Shields, who has covered 11 presidential elections and attended 17 national party conventions, has appeared regularly on Friday’s PBS NewsHour since 1988, most recently with David Brooks of The New York Times. The Wall Street Journal has called Shields “the wittiest political analyst around and frequently the most trenchant, fair-minded, and thoughtful.”