Lecture Series

September 15, 2017 - 12:11pm
The former CNN and NBC anchor described her crusade to portray minorities in a positive light during her speech.

Thursday evening, Syracuse University’s Coming Back Together event hosted a former CNN and NBC anchor and Harvard graduate to kick off this year’s University Lecture Series. Soledad O’Brien led a lecture focusing on the power of storytelling.

As jazz music piped through the room, current students and alumni alike trickled into Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium. Chatter, laughter and the sound of flash going off created a hum of anticipation before O’Brien took the stage.

April 27, 2015 - 10:33pm
This upcoming year marks the 15th season of the SU campus speaker series and will bring a musician and authors, among others.

Update (5/5): Don Garber, commissoner of Major League Soccer, has been added to the schedule for March 22 as a speaker for the University Lecture Series.

University Lectures announced its schedule for the 2015-2016 school year, which includes a new batch of speakers for the 15th season of the University Lecture Series. Free to the public, all lectures will take place at Hendricks Chapel.