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Illinois State  University Speaker Series  

The Illinois State  University Speaker Series seeks to bring innovative and enlightening speakers to the campus with the aim of providing the community with a platform to foster dialogue, cultivate enriching ideas, and continue an appreciation of learning as an active and lifelong process. 

Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 University Speaker Series at Illinois State will cover diverse topics ranging from health and aging, globalization and food, and water sanitation. Speakers will include an expert in Title IX and sports sociology, and a coordinator of the Groeningemuseum in Bruges, Belgium.

image of Robin E. Mockenhaupt

Chief of staff at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Robin E. Mockenhaupt
Making the Healthy Choice the Normal Choice
5 p.m. September 21
Prairie Room, Bone Student Center
Nolte Scholar in Health Education 

image of Edward W. Gjertsen

Vice President of Mack Investment Securities, Inc. 
Edward W. Gjertsen II
The Business of Financial Planning: Past, Present, and Future
6:15 p.m. September 27
Caterpillar Auditorium, State Farm Hall of Business
Part of Financial Planning Speaker Series 

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Author and public speaker
Kelsey Timmerman
Common Threads: A Global Search for Community 
6:30 p.m. September 27
Room 138, Schroeder Hall
Sponsored by Family and Consumer Sciences, Fell Trust, College of Applied Science and Technology, and Department of Agriculture

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Lecturer at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University 
Inga Winkler
Water and Sanitation in the 21st Century: A Human Rights Perspective on Domestic and International Challenges
7 p.m. September 28 
Prairie Room, Bone Student Center

image of Barbara Jacoby

Service-learning scholar and practitioner at the University of Maryland
Barbara Jacoby
Developing and Sustaining Campus-Community Partnerships for Service-Learning
8:45 a.m. October 13
Prairie Room, Bone Student Center
Sponsored by Harold K. Sage Foundation, Illinois State University Foundation Fund, Alice and Fannie Fell Trust

 image of Mary Jo Kane

Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sports 
Mary Jo Kane
The Impact, Challenges and Opportunities Surrounding Title IX 45-years After Passage
6:30 p.m. October 25 
Prairie Room, Bone Student Center
Esther Larson McGinnis Scholar Lecture

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Coordinator of the Flemish Research Centre for the Arts in the Burgundian Netherlands 
Vanessa Paumen
The Art of Law: Intersections of the Legal System and Art in the Low Countries (1450 -1750)
6 p.m. October 26
University Galleries

Take a look at speakers from past years of Illinois State University Speaker Series.


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