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  • Raymond A. Bradbury, a WVU alumnus and retired president of Martin County Coal Corporation, will speak on Thursday, Sept. 22 as part of the WVU Department of Mining Engineering's William N. Poundstone Lecture Series.
  • William M. Sheedy, a WVU alumnus who is an executive with Visa USA, is the latest confirmed speaker in the 60th Anniversary Celebration lecture series for the WVU College of Business and Economics.
  • Kelly S. King, chairman and CEO, BB&T Corporation; Christine A. Poon, dean of Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business and former vice chairman of Johnson & Johnson; and Steven F. Leer, chairman and CEO, Arch Coal, Inc. will present lectures as part of the WVU College of Business and Economics' 60th Anniversary Celebration.
  • John Deutch, Ph.D., Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver a lecture at West Virginia University on "The Future of Natural Gas," Friday, March 11, at 2:30 p.m. The lecture will be held at the National Research Center for Coal and Energy, Assembly Room 101 A/B. It is free and open to the public
  • The WVU College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is hosting Geoffrey Bland, a design engineer with the United States Navy, on Wednesday, March 9, at 3 p.m.
  • The West Virginia Law Review in cooperation with the Edward G. Donley Memorial Law Lecture will present "Crime and Punishment: The Legal Ramifications of Prison Overcrowding," Wednesday, March 2 at noon in the Marlyn E. Lugar Courtroom at WVU's Law Center. This event is open to the public and will be webcast live at http://law.wvu.edu/crimepunish.
  • Three leading executives with the Minor League Baseball Association, including President and CEO Pat O'Conner, will speak at WVU Feb. 28, from 7-9 p.m. in Ruby Grand Hall at the Erickson Alumni Center.
  • The WVU College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is hosting William "Bill" McCartney, WVU Foundation Board member and energy trader with Vitol Capital Management, at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 4. McCartney's lecture, "Marcellus Shale: Alternative Ideas for Career Opportunities," will be held in room G102 of the Engineering Sciences Building. The lecture is part of the WVU CEMR Distinguished Lecturer Series. It is free and open to the public.
  • April Heinrichs, who made a successful transition from elite player to elite coach and then to a leading educator on soccer, will speak at WVU Feb. 9, from 7-8:30 p.m. in Salons B & C, at the Erickson Alumni Center. Heinrichs' talk is part of WVU's College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences 2011 distinguished lecture series. It is open to the general public.
  • Bryan McCullick, an expert in teaching physical education and training physical education educators, is speaking at WVU Friday, Jan. 28 as part of WVU's College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences 2011 spring lecture series. McCullick's lecture is Friday, Jan. 28 from 8:30-9:45 a.m. in Coliseum room 255. The talk is open to students, faculty and staff along with the general public.
  • Peter Smith, the Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Chair in Integrative Science at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory of the University of Arizona, will visit West Virginia University as a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar. He will present a public lecture on "The Next Phase of Martian Exploration: the Search for Life" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8.
  • John Cooper, former head football coach at Ohio State University, will visit West Virginia University as part of the Don Nehlen Distinguished Lecture series. Cooper will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 29 to offer two lectures. He will speak to students at 11 a.m. and will offer a second presentation at 7 p.m. Both events will be held in the Erickson Alumni Center and are free and open to the public.
  • Why are the fields of science and technology still considered to be predominantly male professions? Julie Des Jardins, gender historian and author of "The Madame Curie Complex: the Hidden History of Women in Science," will provide historical context to this question in a lecture at West Virginia University on Friday (April 23). Sponsored by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the Des Jardins lecture will take place in Room G-102 of the Engineering Sciences Building at 1 p.m.
  • As he constantly consumed information on the financial crisis that recently pushed the country into a recession, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker saw a lot of reports that placed blame on economists for failing to predict the factors leading up to it. "I'm going to attack that notion for you today," Lacker told his audience of mostly business and politics students at West Virginia University on Wednesday (April 14). "I'm going to try and demolish that notion."
  • Frank X. Walker, founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, will come to West Virginia University on Monday, March 22.
  • Reporting on breaking news from around the world has taught CNN's Soledad O'Brien a lot about diversity, and on Monday, March 8 she will share her experiences with the West Virginia University community.
  • West Virginia University Associate Professor of Geography Brent McCusker will talk about "The Impact of Climate Change on Africa's Development" on Thursday, March 4.
  • Gary Paul Nabhan, Arab-American writer, lecturer, food and farming advocate, rural lifeways folklorist and conservationist, is available for a brief question-and-answer session prior to his Festival of Ideas presentation on Tuesday, March 2.
  • Dynamic. Engaging. Powerful. These are words used to describe attorney Rasheed Ali Cromwell and his passionate style of speaking. On Tuesday, March 2, Cromwell will be featured as the guest speaker at a West Virginia University multicultural program entitled "The Ties that Bond." The program will begin at 6 p.m. in the Hatfield's dining area of the Mountainlair.
  • Gary Paul Nabhan is coming to West Virginia University to talk about one of people's favorite things - food. Nabhan, Ph.D., is an Arab-American writer, lecturer, food and farming advocate, rural lifeways folklorist and conservationist whose work has long been rooted in the U.S./Mexico borderlands region he affectionately calls "the stinkin' hot desert."