Speaker Dates & Bios for Season 2015-2016
Speakers' Line-up & Bios for the 2014 2015 Season
Celebrity Forum I (Fri.), II (Thurs.) & III (Wed.)
Bill Nye "The Science Guy"
Oct. 22, 23, 24
He is an American science educator, comedian, television host, actor, writer, and scientist who began his career as a mechanical engineer at Boeing.
Nov. 19, 20, 21
He’s an American statesman and former President of Texas A&M who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense.
Jan. 21, 22, 23
On CNN, he goes beyond the headlines to tell stories from many points of view and travels around the world to film human–interest stories
Feb. 18, 19, 20
He is a world-renowned award-winning photographer who has taken photos of many famous people. He will show his photos and talk briefly about his subjects.
March 25, 26, 27
He wrote the only authorized biography of Steve Jobs and will talk and about Job’s life including his foibles. Aaron Sorkin has completed the screenplay for the long-anticipated movie.
April 22, 23, 24
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien is an American broadcast journalist, executive producer, and philanthropist. She is the chairman of Starfish Media Group, a 360-media production company and distributor.
May 13, 14, 15
Known for his iconic role of Hawkeye on the long-running TV show M*A*S*H, he is also a director and author. For 11 years, he was host of Scientific American Frontiers on PBS. His latest book is Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself.