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Lectures & Presentations

| Friday, March 22, 2013


* COVERING PRO SPORTS IN THE NBA FAST LANE: Vincent Goodwill, a sports reporter for The Detroit News who covers the Detroit Pistons, will talk about his rise from answering phones and taking high school scores on Friday nights to covering the NBA during a talk on Monday, March 25, at 5:30 p.m., in room 213, Pray-Harrold. Goodwill is a 2002 graduate of Bishop Gallagher High School in Harper Woods who attended EMU and worked as sports writer for The Eastern Echo. He graduated from Eastern in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in radio and television broadcasting technology and journalism. The talk is sponsored by the English and Communications departments, the EMU Journalism Program and The Eastern Echo. For more information, contact carol.schlagheck@emich.edu.


NYT JAM SESSION FOR FACULTY TO LEARN ABOUT FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIPS: Interested faculty should join Carla Damiano for an open discussion about the Fulbright Scholar Program - an international educational exchange program on Tuesday, March 26, 12:30 - 2 p.m., in Room 109B, Halle Library. During the session, Damiano will talk about opportunities to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns with Fulbright scholarships. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the EMU Faculty Development Center and The New York Times. Contact Carla Damiano at cdamiano@emich.edu or call 487-0130 for more information.


* CORNELL UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR TO SPEAK ON SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATION: Professor Stuart Hart of Cornell University will speak on "Sustainable Technologies and Innovation" on Thursday, April 4, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., in Room 1, Sill Hall. Dr. Hart is an internationally recognized speaker who has delivered hundreds of keynote addresses on the topic of sustainable business around the world. He has authored or edited seven books, and his best-selling book, Capitalism at the Crossroads, was selected by Cambridge University as one of the 50 top books on sustainability of all-time. His 1995 article, "A Natural Resource-Based View of the Firm," is the most highly cited academic work in the field of sustainable enterprise. In addition, he wrote the seminal article, "Beyond Greening: Strategies for a Sustainable World," which won the McKinsey Award for Best Article in the Harvard Business Review in 1997, and helped launch the movement for corporate sustainability. LBC credit approved. This event is free and open to the public.


GRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING: A Graduate Council meeting will be held Friday, April 12, from 2:15 - 4 p.m., in Room 300, Halle Library. Please contact Susan Anderson at 487-0042 or email at sanderson1@emich.edu with questions.


EMU FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: The Eastern Michigan University Foundation Board of Trustees will meet Friday, May 10, at 1:00 p.m., at the Eagle Crest Golf Clubhouse. The public is welcome to attend. For information, call Maria Cyars, 481-2304 or email at mcyars@emichedu.

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