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2010-2011 Forum Series

Friday, September 3, 2010 Stephen Lewis, Co-Director of AIDS-Free World "A Decidedly Sour View of the Progress of the Millennium Development Goals" Penn Stater
Friday, September 24, 2010 Michael Oriard, Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture at Oregon State "The Big Game, or Mardi Gras Every Saturday in the Fall" HUB

Friday, October 8, 2010

Brian Ross, chief investigative correspondent, ABC news "Scams, Scandals, and Scoundrels" Penn Stater
Thursday, Ocotber 21, 2010 Anthony D. Cortese, ScD, President of Second Nature "The Critical Role of Higher Education in Creating a Healthy, Just, Secure and Sustainable Society" HUB
Friday, November 19, 2010 Jill Jayne, singer/songwriter "Nutrition Education through Entertainment" Penn Stater
Friday, January 14, 2011 Robin Becker, Penn State Laureate "Works and Days: A Poetry Reading" Penn Stater
Friday, February 25, 2011 James W. McJunkin, Assistant Director Counterterrorism Division National Security Branch "Counterterrorism Overview" Penn Stater
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Hal Rosenbluth, Co-Founder and Chairman of Take Care Employer Solutions, LLC "Caring to Compete: An Inside Look at How Companies that Focus on People First, not their Customers, Prove the Best Service and the Resultant Profits" Penn Stater
Thursday, April 7, 2011 Ed Montgomery, Director of Recovery "Stepping Back from the Abyss: Auto Companies and Communities" HUB

Co-sponsored by the Penn State Bookstore and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business, the Penn State Forum Speaker Series is an event that is open to the general public. The luncheon, modeled after the National Press Club Speaker Series, includes a presentation by an invited speaker, follwed by audience questions. Forum luncheons, held in the Nittany Lion Inn or Penn Stater, begin at 11:30 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m.

Tickets for the Penn State Forum are $18. If you are interested in purchasing tickets for any or all of these events, contact the if+ office, 103 HUB-Robeson, University Park; phone 814-865-7590 for more information.

If you have suggestions for future Penn State Forum Speakers, please contact the Chair of the Forum Committee, Karin Foley,, or the Forum Coordinator, Carol Griffin,