Tickets and Parking

All of these events are free and open to the public. No tickets required, but seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking is available in B and C lots only. Parking in any other campus lot requires a permit.

For special accommodations, please contact the Office of the Provost at 937-229-2245.

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2017 Fall Term Series Events


The Minimalists Live

Thursday, October 26, 7:30 p.m., Kennedy Union ballroom

Co-sponsored by the Hanley Sustainability Institute and Part of Sustainability Week programming

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known to their 4 million readers as “The Minimalists,” help people live more meaningful lives with less stuff through their website, books, podcast, and documentary. They have been featured on the Today show, Time magazine, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and L.A. Weekly, and they have spoken at Harvard, Apple, SXSW, and TEDx. Their new film, Minimalism, was the #1 indie documentary of 2016. Both raised in Dayton, Ohio, Joshua and Ryan now live in Missoula, Montana.

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William Dobson, "Learning Curves of Dictators"

Tuesday, November 7, 7:00 p.m., Kennedy Union ballroom

In conjunction with the Social Practice of Human Rights Conference

William Dobson manages a team of NPR correspondents across the globe committed to delivering powerful stories and authoritative reporting on international politics, economics, and culture. He is the author of The Dictator's Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy, which examines the struggle between authoritarian regimes and the people who challenge them. He has published widely and provided on-air commentary and analysis on international politics. From 2008 to 2009, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Dobson holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a Masters degree in East Asian Studies from Harvard University.

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