Convocation with Ben Raines

2 February 2024

Fri, February 2, 2024 • 10:50am – 11:50am • Skinner Memorial Chapel Ben Raines is an environmental journalist, filmmaker, and adventurer. In 2018, he discovered the wreck of the Clotilda,…

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Convocation with Professor Francis Fukuyama

26 January 2024

Fri, January 26, 2024 • 10:50am – 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel The Global Challenge of 2024. The world has seen major setbacks to liberal democracy and the outbreak…

Convocation with Francis Fukuyama Fri, January 26, 2024 • 10:50am - 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel.

Convocation with Jerron Herman

19 January 2024

Fri, January 19, 2024 • 10:50am – 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel Jerron Herman is a dancer and writer who is compelled to create images of freedom. His process is…

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Convocation with Lis Frost ’99

12 January 2024

Fri, January 12, 2024 • 10:50am – 11:50am • Skinner Memorial Chapel. Lis Frost ‘99 is a lawyer based in Washington, D.C., practicing in the areas of constitutional and election…

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Convocation with Dr. Anthony Abraham Jack

5 January 2024

Fri, January 5, 2024 • 10:50am – 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel This event was not video or audio recorded. Elite colleges are accepting diverse and disadvantaged students more…

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Convocation with Dr. Eric J. Jolly

13 November 2023

Fri, November 3, 2023 • 10:50am – 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel Eric J. Jolly, Ph.D. – President and CEO of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation Eric J.…

Eric J. Jolly, Ph.D. President and CEO of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

Convocation with Staffan Ingemar Lindberg

30 October 2023

Fri, October 27, 2023 • 10:50am – 11:50am • Skinner Memorial Chapel Professor of political science and Director of the university-wide research infrastructure V-Dem Institute at the University of Gothenburg, founding…

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Convocation with Adam Minter

23 October 2023

Fri, October 20, 2023 • 10:50am – 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel Adam Minter is a columnist with Bloomberg Opinion, where he writes about emerging markets, technology, waste, and…

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Convocation with Gregg Colburn P’26

17 October 2023

Fri, October 13, 2023 • 10:50am – 11:50am • Skinner Memorial Chapel. Gregg Colburn P’26 is an Associate Professor in the Runstad Department of Real Estate in the University of Washington’s…

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Convocation with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

10 October 2023

Fri, October 6, 2023 • 10:50am – 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is an advocate, leader, activist, and hip-hop artist. He has been on the frontlines of the…

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