March 18, 2015
Barbara Kellerman is the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. She will discuss her global work and latest book, Hard Times: Leadership in America. This event is co-sponsored by West Virginia University’s Nath Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series and the F. Duke Perry Professorship in Leadership Studies.
April 1, 2015
Marcel Drimer is a Holocaust survivor and current survivor volunteer with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He will share his stories of surviving the Holocaust while a young boy living in Drohobycz, Poland, a small town now part of Ukraine.
All lectures are free and open to the public
Festival of Ideas was created in 1995 by President Emeritus David C. Hardesty, Jr.
It was inspired by events he organized as WVU’s student body president in the 1960s.
Today, the lecture series spans the academic year and engages a diverse group of newsmakers, public figures, thought leaders, and West Virginia University’s own superstars with the campus community.
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