Speakers Archive

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11/19/2021
Dr. David Goldfield, Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte
The Transformation of American Politics

11/12/2021
Dr. Michael Marsicano President and CEO Foundations for the Carolinas Philanthropy
Response to Covid 19, Racial Justice and the Future of our Community

11/5/2021
Dr. Craig Depken II, Professor of Economics University of North Carolina Charlotte
County level economic impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in North Carolina

10/29/2021
Brent Foushee, Retired Charlotte Mecklenburg Police
Police Culture and Practices after George Floyd

10/22/2021
Lindsay Bridges, MD, Charlotte Center for Mindfulness
Mindfulness in Daily Living

10/15/2021
Dr. Dan Morrill, Administrator Preserve Mecklenburg
Preserve Mecklenburg – a Vital Tool

10/08/2021
Brian Magi Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Great Decisions Topic: The Melting Arctic Ice and its Relationship to Climate Change

10/01/2021
David R. Taylor of the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
The Evolution of the Gantt Center

9/24/2021
Dr. Kevin Soden, MD MPH
Pandemic 2021: Science Based Facts to Help Us Stay Healthy in Crazy Times

9/17/2021
Dr. Jacob Wobig, Wingate University Associate Professor
The End of Globalization?

9/10/2021
Michael Scherck, FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge
FBI’s investigative responsibility with Domestic Terrorism/International Terrorism

5/28/2021
Danial G. Lugo, J.D., President, Queens University
Resiliency through the Pandemic and Moving into the Future

5/21/2021
Mr. Taiwo Jaiyoba
The Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan

5/14/2021
Dr. Mark Pippenger 
Untangling Alzheimer’s Promising Advances

5/7/2021
Dr. William Brandon 
Great Decisions Topic: Persian Gulf Security

4/30/2021
Dr Hugh Dussek, Central Piedmont Community College
The Scots-Irish and the Founding of Mecklenburg

4/23/2021
Jack Christine, Chief Operating Officer of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Managing Airport Expansion During a Pandemic

4/16/2021
Dr Hye-Sung Kim, Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, Winthrop University
Great Decisions Topic: Korean Peninsula with Dr. Hye-Sung Kim

4/9/2021
Dr. David T. Young, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNC Charlotte
U.S. Infrastructure: the Future is Now

4/2/2021
Dave Gessner, Chair of Creative Writing, UNC
Leave It as It Is: A Journey through Teddy Roosevelt’s American Wilderness

3/26/2021
Dr. Mark Kelso PhD, 
Great Decisions Topic: BREXIT and the European Union

3/19/2021
Dr. Jill Yavorsky, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Organizational Science UNC Charlotte
Gender Equality in Work and Family: Current Trends and Solutions

3/12/2021
Dr. Katie Passaretti, Atrium
Covid-19 Lessons Learned in the Past Year

3/5/2021
Sharon L. Graber, Chancellor, UNC Charlotte
Why Great Cities Need Great Public Research Universities

2/26/2021
C Mellisa “Missy” Owen, Partner: Tin, Fulton, Walker & Owen
Searching for Justice in a Pandemic

2/19/2021
Dr Todd Herman, President, Mint Museum
Minted Master: a look at the Old Master collection at the Mint Museum

2/12/2021
Alexa Royden, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Political Science & Sociology Department,Queens University
Great Decisions Topic: China and Africa

2/5/2021
Dr Robert Zubrin, Mars Society
The Case for Space

1/29/2021
Jane Zimmerman, John and Ruth McGee Director Dean Rusk International Studies Program at Davidson College
The Role of International Organizations in a Global Pandemic

1/22/2021
Liz Clasen-Kelly, CEO Roof Above
The Roots and Reality of Homelessness

1/15/2021


Dr. Derek Raghavan, MD, Levine Cancer Institute

 

1/8/2021

Frye Gaillard, Author

The Turbulent ’60s: Lessons and Warnings for Our Time

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