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Past Speakers

Cal Poly Pomona was proud to present the following events sponsored by the Kellogg Distinguished Public Lecture Series (funded by the Kellogg Legacy Project Endowment)
Pattricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette

Discussed: "Crisis and Opportunity in Haiti: Eco-sanitation, sustainability and recycling human waste to improve global health."
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Cal Poly Pomona
Bronco Student Center, URSA Major

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Dr. Rigoberta Menchú Tum

Dr. Rigoberta Menchú Tum

Discussed: "Ending Racism & Hate "
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Thursday, January 30, 2014
Cal Poly Pomona
Bronco Student Center, URSA Major

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Annie Leonard

Annie Leonard

Discussed: "The Story of Stuff"

Thursday, November 14 , 2013
Cal Poly Pomona
Bronco Student Center, URSA Major

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Dr. Jared Diamond

Dr. Jared Diamond

Professor of Geography

Discussed: "Growing older: Lessons from traditional societies"
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Cal Poly Pomona University Theatre, Bldg. 25

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Professor Sir Ian Wilmut

Professor Sir Ian Wilmut, FRS, FRSE

Professor Emeritus in the 
MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Discussed: "Dolly to Stem Cell Therapy"
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Bronco Student Center - URSA Major

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Salman KhanCal Poly Pomona was proud to present: A joint event sponsored by
Kellogg Distinguished Public Lecture Series
(funded by the Kellogg Legacy Project Endowment) & POLYTEACH 2012-13: 
The Information, Technology and Lifelong Learning Speaker Series 
(supported by the La Bounty Endowed Chair in 
Interdisciplinary Education)

Founder of the Khan Academy

Salman Khan

Discussed: Rethinking Education 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Bronco Student Center, URSA Major

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Isabel WilkersonPulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author

Isabel Wilkerson

Discussed her New York Times’ bestseller,

The Warmth of Other Suns:
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Thursday, April 19, 2012
Cal Poly Pomona University Theatre

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Dr. Roger BeachyDr. Roger Beachy

President Emeritus, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, and
Professor of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis

Discussed: “The Role of Science and Technology in Achieving Global Food Security”

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Cal Poly Pomona University Theatre

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