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Shilling Lecture

Past Lectures

The Roy and Margaret Shilling Lecture Series presents internationally prominent speakers on topics relating to ethics, public service, and public policy.

Jane Goodall

Conservationist & United Nations messenger of peace
Sowing the Seeds of Hope (2013)

Thomas Friedman

Columnist, The New York Times
That Used To Be Us (2012)

Blake Mycoskie

Founder, TOMS Shoes
The New Rules for Tomorrow's Business: A Student's Guide to Making a Difference in the World (2011)

Dr. William H. Foege

Senior Fellow, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
How to Get Wise Before You Get Old (2010)

Wangari Maathai

Chair, Department of Veterinary Anatomy, University of Nairobi
Sustainable Development, Democracy and Peace (2009)

Bill Bradley

Former U.S. Senator
The New American Story, including Nine Questions to Ask Before Voting for President (2008)

James Baker III

Former secretary of state, co-chair of Iraq Study Group
The Case for Pragmatic Idealism (2007)