(Length 1:00:11) President Biddy Martin’s remarks, preceded by the annual meeting of the Society of the Alumni, presided over by Betsy Cannon Smith '84, Alumni Secretary.
Patrick Fitzgerald ’82, Kimberlyn R. Leary ’82, John S. Middleton ’77, Dr. Paula K. Rauch ’77, P’00, P’08, Dr. Rafael Campo ’87, and Dwight Poler ’87
Should there be a “no doubt” standard in death penalty cases? Panelists include Joseph Hartzler ’72, former Assistant U.S. Attorney; Judge Karin Immergut ’82; Delegate Sandy Rosenberg ’72; and Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science.
The U.S. has the highest per capita rate of incarceration in the world, as we know, widely varying by wealth and the legacy of race. Panelists include David Cohen ’82, Michele Deitch ’82, Taraneh Kayhani Ferdman ’82 and Malcolm Young ’68. Presented by the Class of 1982.
Kirk Johnson ’82, Director of the National Museum of Natural History and host of the NOVA series Making North America, will talk about Deep Time, the formation of the North American continent and what they teach us about American life now.
Panelists include Molly Auth Manning ’97, Susanne Santola Mulligan ’97, Ashley McCormick Delahunty ’97, and Angela Scott ’82. Moderator: Amy Fox ’97, screenwriter of the 2017 film Equity.
From election hacking to data breaches, government surveillance to Internet of Everything, our now-digital lives mean digital threats to privacy, free speech and security. Join Richard Borden ’87, cybersecurity lawyer, and Nicole Ozer ’97, Technology & Civil Liberties Director for the ACLU of California, to talk all about the cyber.
Talk by Hue Dang ’92, Head of Asia for the Association of Certified Anti-Money-Laundering Specialists.
A dream panel: Harlan Levy ’77, former Chief Deputy Attorney General of New York and partner at Boies Schiller Flexner; Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science; and Paul Smith ’76, Supreme Court litigator and “one of the greatest legal minds in the country.” Presented by the Class of 1977.
Ron Hoge ’67 and Dianne Hoge moderates. Boris Bulayev ’07 and Bill Ryerson ’67 described their organizations and the work those organizations are doing to encourage and support educational and economic growth in Africa.
In his acclaimed one-man show Wild and Precious, Steve Cadwell ’72 gives his personal answer to the question we all ask at our Reunions: “What have you been doing with your life?”
Catherine Epstein, Dean of the Faculty, Winkley Professor of History, Ronald Rosbottom, Winifred L. Arms Professor in the Arts and Humanities and Professor of French and European Studies, and David Roll ’62 discuss topics related to World War II.
How do Big Corn, Big Oil and Big Sugar make for big medical bills? Panelists include: Gerry Brown '77, Michele Heisler '82, Warren Tolman '82, Dr. Deborah Vogel '82 and Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge '87. Presented by the Classes of 1977, 1982 and 1987.
Purely the stuff of science fiction as recently as 1995, today there are thousands of known exoplanets. What tools and technological advancements enable astronomers to find planets around stars other than our sun?