Recordings of Convocations

  • Andrew Garrett
    Created 21 April 2017; Published 21 April 2017
    Convocation: Andrew Garrett '90
    Andrew Garrett ’90 has been at the forefront of U.S. emergency response in a post-9/11 era.
  • Nancy Hughes, founder and president of StoveTeam International
    Created 14 April 2017; Published 14 April 2017
    Convocation: Nancy Hughes

    Founder of StoveTeam International, Nancy Hughes helps Latin American entrepreneurs establish factories for safe and fuel-efficient cookstoves.

  • NPR counter-terrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston
    Created 7 April 2017; Published 7 April 2017
    Convocation: Dina Temple-Raston

    National Public Radio counterterrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston examines how technology changed the battle against terrorism and the way Americans think about privacy.

  • Ariel Zwang, CEO of Safe Horizon
    Created 31 March 2017; Published 3 April 2017
    Convocation: Ariel Zwang

    CEO of Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang is an advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Popular author and scientist, Ainissa Ramirez
    Created 24 February 2017; Published 24 February 2017
    Convocation: Ainissa Ramirez
    Distinguished scientist and innovator Ainissa Ramirez talks about Newton’s Football: The Science Behind America’s Game.
  • Educator and filmmaker Jonathan Gayles
    Created 17 February 2017; Published 20 February 2017
    Convocation: Jonathan Gayles

    Educator and documentary filmmaker Jonathan Gayles examines representations of Black masculinity in comic books.

  • Author and mental health advocate Kevin Hines
    Created 10 February 2017; Published 6 February 2017
    Convocation: Kevin Hines

    At the request of the presenter, this convocation was not recorded.

  • Award winning civil rights activist Lateefah Simon
    Created 3 February 2017; Published 3 February 2017
    Convocation: Lateefah Simon

    Civil rights advocate Lateefah Simon gives hope to thousands of families struggling to overcome challenges of poverty and discrimination.

  • Iraqi veteran and journalist Haider Newmani.
    Created 27 January 2017; Published 6 February 2017
    Convocation: Haider Newmani

    At the request of the presenter, this convocation was not recorded.

  • Michael Tubbs
    Created 20 January 2017; Published 20 January 2017
    Convocation: Michael Tubbs

    Community organizer Michael Tubbs overcame hardship to become one of the youngest elected officials in the nation.

  • Director and co-founder of Love146, Rob Morris.
    Created 13 January 2017; Published 17 January 2017
    Convocation: Rob Morris

    Founder of "Love146," Rob Morris works to end child trafficking and exploitation.

  • Girls on the Run founder, Molly Barker.
    Created 6 January 2017; Published 6 January 2017
    Convocation: Molly Barker

    An innovative social entrepreneur, Molly Barker has created nonprofits that promote self-worth, healthy identity, and constructive dialog.

  • Native scholar, writer and activist Dr. Adrienne Keene.
    Created 4 November 2016; Published 4 November 2016
    Convocation: Adrienne Keene

    Blog author of “Native Appropriations,” Adrienne Keene pushes back against stereotypes and misrepresentations of Native peoples.

  • The world's top ensemble of Chinese classical, folk, court, minority, silk and bamboo music.
    Created 28 October 2016; Published 31 October 2016
    Convocation: Spirit of Nature

    Spirit of Nature is a professional Chinese music group comprised of the world's top performers of traditional Chinese instruments.

  • Sean Sherman, aka The Sioux Chef
    Created 21 October 2016; Published 24 October 2016
    Convocation: Sean Sherman

    Owner and CEO of "The Sioux Chef," Sean Sherman is working to make indigenous foods more accessible to as many communities as possible.

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