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

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 … Continue reading Constitution Day Is Coming

Harvard Professor George E. Vaillant, M.D. stands between Assistant Psychology Professor Kathy Lloyd and History Professor Terry Alford

Mills Memorial Lecture Gives Keys to Healthy Aging

On Monday, March 25, the Annandale Campus Lyceum Committee presented the 2013 Leonard J. Mills Memorial Lecture in the Ernst Cultural Center Forum. Dr. Terry Alford, history professor, introduced the speaker who had previously made a presentation to one of Assistant Psychology Professor Kathy Lloyd’s classes. Dr. George E. Vaillant, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of research for the Department of … Continue reading Mills Memorial Lecture Gives Keys to Healthy Aging

Science Seminar on the Importance of Nanotechnology

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, March 22 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in CE Theater. Light refreshments and a “Meet & Greet” with the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. in the Lower Gallery. Dr. Manori Nadesalingam, NOVA physics faculty, will present “Beyond Microtechnology – Importance of Nanotechnology in the 21st Century.” Nanotechnology … Continue reading Science Seminar on the Importance of Nanotechnology

Kathryn O'Sullivan

Up & Coming Lyceum Sponsored Events

You are invited to the following events: On February 7 at 12:30 p.m., Professor Kathryn O’Sullivan and director/cinematographer Paul Awad will speak on their award-winning Western drama “Thurston” and on the opportunity that new media is giving filmmakers and those who customarily do not have access to traditional network television. This is a Lyceum program, free, and open to the public.                 On April 16 … Continue reading Up & Coming Lyceum Sponsored Events

Kathryn O'Sullivan

Up & Coming Lyceum Sponsored Events

You are invited to the following events: On February 7 at 12:30 p.m., Professor Kathryn O’Sullivan and director/cinematographer Paul Awad will speak on their award-winning Western drama “Thurston” and on the opportunity that new media is giving filmmakers and those who customarily do not have access to traditional network television. This is a Lyceum program, free, and open to the public.                 On April 16 … Continue reading Up & Coming Lyceum Sponsored Events

Kathryn O'Sullivan

Mark Your Calendars for Lyceum Sponsored Events

You are invited to the following events: On February 7 at 12:30 p.m., Professor Kathryn O’Sullivan and director/cinematographer Paul Awad will speak on their award-winning Western drama “Thurston” and on the opportunity that new media is giving filmmakers and those who customarily do not have access to traditional network television. This is a Lyceum program, free, and open to the public. On April 16 at … Continue reading Mark Your Calendars for Lyceum Sponsored Events

NOVA Literary and Scientific Event on Skloot’s Book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a NOVA literary and scientific event presented by the Lyceum, ELI Common Reader Program and MSE Science Seminars. The event will be held on Friday, October 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the CE Theater, Ernst Cultural Center, Annandale Campus. The event will focus on the book by Rebecca Skloot, “The Immortal Life of … Continue reading NOVA Literary and Scientific Event on Skloot’s Book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

NOVA Literary and Scientific Event on Skloot’s Book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a NOVA literary and scientific event presented by the Lyceum, ELI Common Reader Program and MSE Science Seminars. The event will be held on Friday, October 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the CE Theater, Ernst Cultural Center, Annandale Campus. The event will focus on the book by Rebecca Skloot, “The Immortal Life of … Continue reading NOVA Literary and Scientific Event on Skloot’s Book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Echoes of Elvis Lyceum Event

On April 3 at 12:30 p.m., Warren Perry gave a speech titled Echoes of Elvis: The Cultural Legacy of Elvis Presley at the CE Forum of the Annandale Campus. The speech was based on the new Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press book of the same name, edited by Perry. If you missed it or would like to see it again, here is the link: http://www.nvcc.edu/tvcenter/vod/CourseView.aspx?Course=GUEST+SPEAKERS%2fLYCEUM+FORUM Continue reading Echoes of Elvis Lyceum Event

Lyceum Event featuring Warren Perry

Warren Perry, writer and researcher at the National Portrait Gallery of Washington, D.C., will be speaking at NOVA on April 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Forum, Annandale Campus.  Perry’s speech will be titled “Echoes of Elvis:  The Cultural Legacy of Elvis Presley.”  This is also the title of a new book just published by the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press under his editorship. A … Continue reading Lyceum Event featuring Warren Perry

Mark Van Stone, a Lyceum Speaker at the Woodbridge Campus

Dr. Mark Van Stone, a Mayan expert specializing in hieroglyphs and calligraphy, will present “It’s Not the End of the World – What the Maya Really Prophesied for 2012” at the Woodbridge Campus theater on April 5 at 7:00 p.m. Van Stone’s new book, 2012: Science and Prophecy of the Ancient Maya, was inspired by Maya inscriptions, astronomical knowledge, math and myth. A book signing … Continue reading Mark Van Stone, a Lyceum Speaker at the Woodbridge Campus

Lyceum Event featuring Warren Perry

Warren Perry, writer and researcher at the National Portrait Gallery of Washington, D.C., will be speaking at NOVA on April 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Forum, Annandale Campus.  Perry’s speech will be titled “Echoes of Elvis:  The Cultural Legacy of Elvis Presley.”  This is also the title of a new book just published by the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press under his editorship. A … Continue reading Lyceum Event featuring Warren Perry

Robert D. Blackledge

“Glitter as Forensic Evidence” Presentation

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to  “Glitter as Forensic Evidence” on Wednesday, March 28 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in the CE Theater, Annandale Campus.  Robert D. Blackledge, forensic chemist consultant and retired senior chemist for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), will be presenting. The presentation is sponsored by the Mathematics, Science and Engineering Division and the Lyceum. Locard’s Exchange Principle … Continue reading “Glitter as Forensic Evidence” Presentation

Lyceum Concert at Annandale Featuring Bharati Soman

Bharati Soman, a gift soprano with an enchanting voice, will perform Wednesday, February 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Ernst Center Forum on the Annandale Campus. She will sing songs and arias about non-romantic love by Rachmaninov, Schubert, Bernstein, Beethoven, Mozart and others. This Lyceum event is free and open to the public. Soman has sung leading roles in opera for many American companies, including … Continue reading Lyceum Concert at Annandale Featuring Bharati Soman

Lyceum Event Features Soprano Bharati Soman

On February 15 at 12:30 in the Ernst Center Forum on the Annandale Campus, the Lyceum will feature soprano Bharati Soman in her performance titled “Love & Affection: From Patriotism to Parent- hood.” Admission is free. Soman has been praised for her “lovely, orna- mented soprano” and “silken renderings of Mozart’s legato arias.” Her opera credits include Mimì (La Bohème), and the title roles in Madame … Continue reading Lyceum Event Features Soprano Bharati Soman

Annandale Lyceum Series Hosts Nationally Recognized Authors

This fall’s Lyceum Series lectures provided Annandale Campus faculty, staff and students multiple opportunities to speak with nationally recognized authors. The Lyceum Committee, chaired by Dr. Terry Alford, plans and hosts educational, social and cultural enrichment activities for the NOVA community. In October, Amadou S. Shakur visited the Campus to discuss his most recent research on the leadership of Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Kwame Nkrumah and … Continue reading Annandale Lyceum Series Hosts Nationally Recognized Authors

Annandale History Professor Discusses Lincoln’s Assassination

On October 20, Dr. Terry Alford (AN) spoke at a Lyceum Lecture Series event at Victoria College outside of Houston, Texas. Victoria College is a two-year institution with just over 4,000 students. Alford was Victoria College’s second Lyceum Lecture Series speaker this year. Alford took his audience back to that fateful night of April 14, 1865, when President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes … Continue reading Annandale History Professor Discusses Lincoln’s Assassination

Author E.C. Osondu Reads at Annandale Campus

On Wednesday, September 21, Nigerian author E.C. Osondu read from his debut short story collection, “Voice of America.” The event was part of George Mason University’s 2011 Fall for the Book Festival and was sponsored by the Lyceum Committee and the Division of Languages and Literature. “Voice of America” explores the meaning of being an “in-between,” a Nigerian with sights set on the distant and … Continue reading Author E.C. Osondu Reads at Annandale Campus

Justin Martin

Author Justin Martin to be Lyceum Speaker in November

Justin Martin, author of “Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted,” will speak about his new book on Wednesday, November 2 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. Martin’’s new book tells the story of one of the most important figures in the history of America. Olmsted was a fervent abolitionist, noted journalist, Civil War hero, early environmentalist and … Continue reading Author Justin Martin to be Lyceum Speaker in November