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Lynne Olson: Chasing Allies - The Importance of Partnerships in WWII

September 3, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Historian and New York Times best-selling author Lynne Olson will highlight the importance of strategic international alliances during the Second World War. Recommended parking: Seward Ramp

Cook Leadership Academy Alumni Panel

September 13, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sharing their lessons in leadership, distinguished CLA alumni Allie Bush, Jeff Domagala, Megan Sall, and Selma Tucker kick off this year's Wheelhouse Talks Series.  Recommended Parking:...

Jeffrey Rosen: Constitution Day 2019

September 24, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Offering his insights on the Constitution and the Supreme Court, CEO of the National Constitution Center, Jeffrey Rosen, joins us to celebrate Constitution Day.  Recommended Parking: Seward...

Juan Olivarez

October 11, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A champion of inclusion and equity, Dr. Juan Olivarez joins our cohort of Cook Leadership Academy candidate fellows to share his everlasting lessons in personal and professional leadership. Recommended...

Michael Beschloss: Presidential Character - The X-Factor

October 21, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

As a presidential election looms, Michael Beschloss joins us for our Character and the Presidency series, sharing his wealth of knowledge on the qualities that create a president. Recommended Parking:...

Jill Lepore: Fall Arts Celebration

November 5, 2019 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bringing demographics typically excluded from historical documents with her, Jill Lepore will challenge the asymmetries of historical evidence at this year's Fall Arts Celebration. 5PM Public...

Danielle Allen: Equality and the American Experience

November 6, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Political philosopher and author of Our Declaration, Danielle Allen will offer an argument for equality in the American experience, using the Declaration's wording.  Recommended Parking:...

David Roll and Hank Meijer: Gen. Marshall & Sen. Vandenberg

December 10, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 AM

Authors David Roll and Hank Meijer share the stage as they discuss Col. Ralph W. Hauenstein's favorite WWII General, George Marshall and Grand Rapids' native, Senator Arthur Vandenberg.  Recommended...

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