Lyceum Presents “On Being a Peace Maker” by Colman McCarthy

On March 23, the Annandale Campus Lyceum Committee welcomed Colman McCarthy. McCarthy’s presentation was titled “On Being a Peace Maker.” He is an award-winning peace activist, pacifist, animal rights activist, teacher of courses on nonviolence and the literature of peace. He is a former columnist for The Washington Post who has written seven books on peace and pacifism. Some of McCarthy’s titles include: “Strength Through … Continue reading Lyceum Presents “On Being a Peace Maker” by Colman McCarthy

Former Adjunct Professor Talks Baseball at Annandale Lyceum

Former Adjunct Professor Talks Baseball at Annandale Lyceum

In a special Friday the 13th Annandale Campus Lyceum event in the Ernst Center Forum, former NOVA Adjunct Professor David Hubler discussed his book “The Nats and the Grays: How Baseball in the Nation’s Capital Survived WWII and Changed the Game Forever.” “His historical presentation dovetailed nicely with NOVA’s 50th anniversary celebration,” said Annandale Community Outreach Specialist Bob Hull. “It was interesting to learn that … Continue reading Former Adjunct Professor Talks Baseball at Annandale Lyceum

Institute for Public Service and Alexandria Lyceum Events

The Institute for Public Service (IPS) and the Lyceum Series Committee of the Alexandria Campus invite you to the following events: Event: “Foundation for Individual Rights in Education: FIRE’s Desire to Protect Free Speech on Campus” Date and Time: Wednesday, December 2 from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Location: Bisdorf Building (AA), Room 196 Speaker: Catherine Sevcenko, FIRE’s associate director of litigation Contact Person: Jack … Continue reading Institute for Public Service and Alexandria Lyceum Events

Institute for Public Service and Alexandria Lyceum Events

The Institute for Public Service (IPS) and the Lyceum Series Committee of the Alexandria Campus invite you to the following events: Event: “Foundation for Individual Rights in Education: FIRE’s Desire to Protect Free Speech on Campus” Date and Time: Wednesday, December 2 from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Location: Bisdorf Building (AA), Room 196 Speaker: Catherine Sevcenko, FIRE’s associate director of litigation Contact: Jack Lechelt Continue reading Institute for Public Service and Alexandria Lyceum Events

Institute for Public Service and Alexandria Lyceum Events

The Institute for Public Service (IPS) and the Lyceum Series Committee of the Alexandria Campus invite you to the following events: Event: “The Legal Environment Facing Entrepreneurs: How Not To Get Caught Up in Criminal Investigations When Doing Business” Date and Time: Thursday, November 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Location: Bisdorf Building (AA), Room 196 Speaker: David Safavian Contact person: Alka Gandhi  Event: … Continue reading Institute for Public Service and Alexandria Lyceum Events

Fulbright Teaching Scholar to Speak at Lyceum Series

A Lyceum Series event, “Contemporary Anti-Corruption Policy; A Russian Academic Perspective,” will be held Tuesday, October 20 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the Alexandria Campus in the Bisdorf Building, Room AA-196. Dr. Maksim Mokeev will be the guest speaker. NOVA’s Loudoun Campus is hosting Mokeev, who is a Fulbright Teaching Scholar with expertise in current Russian local administrative authority and corruption within the Russian … Continue reading Fulbright Teaching Scholar to Speak at Lyceum Series

Dr. Charles Poland Bids Farewell with Legacy Lecture

Dr. Charles Poland Bids Farewell With Legacy Lecture

Annandale History Professor Charles Poland presented the 2015 Legacy Lecture on April 13 in the Ernst Center Forum at the Annandale Campus. He is one of the longest tenured instructors in the history of NOVA, having joined the faculty in 1967. The valedictory address at the fifth annual event was hosted by the Annandale Lyceum Committee and sponsored by the Annandale Campus Council. The lecture … Continue reading Dr. Charles Poland Bids Farewell With Legacy Lecture

Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

History Professor Charles Poland has been chosen to present the 2015 Legacy Lecture on April 13 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ernst Center Forum on the Annandale Campus. This event is jointly hosted by the Annandale Campus Lyceum Committee and the Annandale Campus Council. Poland is one of the longest tenured instructors in the history of NOVA, having joined the faculty in 1967, the … Continue reading Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

History Professor Charles Poland has been chosen to present the 2015 Legacy Lecture on April 13 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ernst Center Forum on the Annandale Campus. This event is jointly hosted by the Annandale Campus Lyceum Committee and the Annandale Campus Council. Poland is one of the longest tenured instructors in the history of NOVA, having joined the faculty in 1967, the … Continue reading Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

History Professor Charles Poland has been chosen to present the 2015 Legacy Lecture on April 13 in the Ernst Center Forum on the Annandale Campus. This event is jointly hosted by the Annandale Campus Lyceum Committee and the Annandale Campus Council. Poland is one of the longest tenured instructors in the history of NOVA, having joined the faculty in 1967, the year the Annandale Campus opened … Continue reading Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

Lyceum Event: “A Conversation With NPR’s Bob Mondello”

The next Alexandria Lyceum Series event will feature NPR’s Bob Mondello, movie and art reviewer, Wednesday, February 25 at 12:30 p.m. in Room AA-196 of the Bisdorf Building, Alexandria Campus. Possible discussion topics for “A Conversation with NPR’s Bob Mondello” include the Academy Awards, what Mondello looks for in a great movie, and how people can find out about independent and foreign films that fly … Continue reading Lyceum Event: “A Conversation With NPR’s Bob Mondello”

Alexandria Lyceum Series Event

Alexandria Lyceum Series Event

The Alexandria Campus will present the first Lyceum Series event of the spring semester February 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Bisdorf Building, Room AA-158 on the Alexandria Campus. The event is free and open to all. Dr. Zubair Meenai is a Fulbright Scholar in Residence, visiting NOVA and George Mason University this semester from Jamia Millia Islamia, a university in New Delhi, India. … Continue reading Alexandria Lyceum Series Event

"The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made" by Erik Courtney

“The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made” by Erik Courtney

The Annandale Lyceum will sponsor a special presentation of “The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made” by Erik Courtney on Monday, February 9 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. The event is free and open to all. Some of the best movies you have never seen have had a tremendous influence on your favorite films. “Jodorwsky’s Dune” (1974) is a classic … Continue reading “The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made” by Erik Courtney

Upcoming Alexandria Lyceum Events

The following free events are co-sponsored by the Alexandria Lyceum and the Metropolitan Business Group. Events are held on the Alexandria Campus. “The Spirit of Shea: The Opportunities and Challenges of Building a Business in Mali” Tuesday, November 18 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. AA-196 Presenter Gary Tounkara, a Malian-American who grew up in West Africa’s “shea beltway,” knows the importance and potential of shea … Continue reading Upcoming Alexandria Lyceum Events

Upcoming Alexandria Lyceum Events

The following free events are co-sponsored by the Alexandria Lyceum and the Metropolitan Business Group. Events are held on the Alexandria Campus. “Capital Markets Explained: Between Theory and Practice” Tuesday, November 11 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. AA-196 Presenter Mark Stys is a founding partner and the chief investment officer at WS Wealth Management, LLC. Prior to WS, Stys was the chief investment officer of … Continue reading Upcoming Alexandria Lyceum Events

Alexandria Lyceum Series Event: “Bridging the Two Cultures”

A Lyceum Series Committee event will take place on the Alexandria Campus on November 4. The event is free and all are welcome to attend. Event:             “Bridging the Two Cultures: The Dimensions of American Literature in Bosnia and Herzegovina” Date:               Tuesday, November 4 Time:               2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location:       AA-196 Dr. Selma Raljevic, from … Continue reading Alexandria Lyceum Series Event: “Bridging the Two Cultures”

Distinguished Scholar Presents Constitution Day Lecture

Distinguished Scholar Presents Constitution Day Lecture

The annual Lyceum Series Constitution Day lecture was presented on September 17 in the Ernst Center by Dr. Allan Lichtman, American University distinguished history professor. His speech was titled “Presidents, War, and the Constitution.” Introduced by Annandale Lyceum Committee Chair John Schmitz, Lichtman began by stating that “the U.S. Constitution balances the power of the president as commander-in-chief of the armed forces by vesting exclusively … Continue reading Distinguished Scholar Presents Constitution Day Lecture

Lyceum Series Event Is Coming

Lyceum Series Event Is Coming

You are invited to a Lyceum Series summer event at the Alexandria Campus on Monday, June 23 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Room AA-196 (Bisdorf Building). Guest speaker Dr. Ulrike Guérot’s topic is “Europe and the U.S. Between NSA, TTIP and Ukraine: Common Policy or Drifting Apart?” The event is free and open to the public. The event is part of the American … Continue reading Lyceum Series Event Is Coming

Alexandria Campus April Lyceum Series

You are invited to two Lyceum Series events at the Alexandria Campus. The events are free and open to the public. Dr. Maria Pagura, Economist and Senior Program Officer at the World Bank Tuesday, April 22 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Room AA-196, Bisdorf Building This will be an insightful discussion on microfinance. The NOVA Student Experience Wednesday, April 23 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading Alexandria Campus April Lyceum Series

2014 Legacy Lecture Is Next Week

Mark your calendars for this year’s 2014 Legacy Lecture. Duncan and Betsy Tebow will be the speakers at the invitation of the Annandale Campus Council and Lyceum Committee. The event will be held on Monday, April 14 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Forum. The Legacy Lecture was created by the Annandale Campus Council in 2010 to honor distinguished retiring faculty members. The Tebows were longtime art faculty in … Continue reading 2014 Legacy Lecture Is Next Week

2014 Legacy Lecture Is Next Week

Mark your calendars for this year’s 2014 Legacy Lecture. Duncan and Betsy Tebow will be the speakers at the invitation of the Annandale Campus Council and Lyceum Committee. The event will be held on Monday, April 14 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Forum. The Legacy Lecture was created by the Annandale Campus Council in 2010 to honor distinguished retiring faculty members. The Tebows were longtime … Continue reading 2014 Legacy Lecture Is Next Week

Science Seminar: “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer”

All students, staff and faculty are invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, March 21 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater on the Annandale Campus. “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer” will be presented by Dr. Robert C. Means, an international consultant and adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University Energy and Climate Policy Program and University of Maryland Environmental Legal Studies Program. Light refreshments … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer”

Science Seminar: “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer”

All students, staff and faculty are invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, March 21 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater on the Annandale Campus. “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer” will be presented by Dr. Robert C. Means, an international consultant and adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University Energy and Climate Policy Program and University of Maryland Environmental Legal Studies Program. … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Why Earth Is (Still) Getting Warmer”

Rana Novack

NOVA-Alexandria Lyceum’s First Event: “Saving Syrian Lives”

There will a presentation by Rana Novack, a Syrian American. Novack is a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) contributor and founder of the Refugee Admissions Network Alliance. This NOVA-Alexandria Lyceum event will be held on Tuesday, October 1 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. in Bisdorf Building, room AA-196. As many are aware, the Syrian people have been experiencing ongoing and tragic circumstances. Novack is personally … Continue reading NOVA-Alexandria Lyceum’s First Event: “Saving Syrian Lives”

Matt Thurlow

Constitution Day Is Coming

Mark your calendars for Constitution Day at Annandale. The speaker will be Matthew A. Thurlow of Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library on September 17 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Theater. The title of his speech will be “Furnishing Constitutional America.” Thurlow is the assistant director of development, major gifts and planned giving. He manages the Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle, the museum’s premier donor … Continue reading Constitution Day Is Coming