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Grand Forum Program Information

Grand Forum May 2014 Programs

Tuesday, May 6
Morning Speaker -  Dr. James Smither, Professor of History at GVSU "Opposites Don't Always Attract: George Patton, Omar Bradley and American Victory in WWII.    
Afternoon Speaker - Don Kern, known as Marathon Don and author talks about his book "and the adventure continues...."
Thursday, May 8 (Grand Rapids Public Museum)
Morning Speaker - Alex Forist, Collections Curator at GR Public Museum
Afternoon Speaker - David DeBruyn, Curator Emeritus of Roger B Chaffee Planetarium
Monday May 12
Morning Speaker - Nancy Buchanan, Local Historian, "They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To", a look at things that we used to use.
Afternoon Speaker - Dr. Madelon Krissoff, "Challenges of Aging ---the Good News"
Wednesday, May 14
All Day Speaker - Craig Benjamin, GVSU Associate Professor of History/Meijer Honors College,  "Big History" . The morning will focus on the universe, planet and life and the afternoon session reviews the history of humans including the future.
Tuesday, May 20
Morning Speaker - James Fin Garner, Author and humorist  "Again, My Apologies: Living in the Pre-Post-PC World"
Afternoon Speaker - Drs. David Oviatt & Susan Radecky "To Africa and Beyond---Our Journey into Medical Missions"
Thursday, May 22 (L. William Seidman College of Business Bldg)
Morning Speaker - Suzeanne Benet, GVSU Marketing Department Chair "Legal Does Not Always Mean Ethical" current marketing practices
Afternoon Speaker - Mark Rambo (GVSU Operations Manager), Overview of the L William Seidman College of Business Building and Tour
September 2014 Program Dates 
September 16, 18, 22, 25, 29 and Oct 2


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