SBC’s ‘Shark Man’ to Speak on State of the Oceans

| January 30, 2012
Sweet Briar biology professor John Morrissey will kick off the Great Decisions Lecture Series 2012 with his presentation “State of the Oceans” at 3 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 2 in the Lynchburg Public Library Community Room, 2315 Memorial Ave.

John MorrisseyGreat Decisions is a national, civic education program that encourages participants to learn about U.S. foreign policy and global issues and to discuss multiple viewpoints in a group setting.

The lecture series, based on topics suggested by the Foreign Policy Association, a not-for-profit education organization established in 1918, will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. every Thursday through Feb. 23 at the Lynchburg Public Library.

The rest of the schedule:

Feb. 9:  “Drug Wars in Mexico” by Lynchburg College associate professor of history Nichole Sanders

Feb. 16: “Indonesia” by Mary Helmig, vice president of Legacy International

Feb. 23: “Cybersecurity” by Lynchburg College instructor of business administration Paul Kelbaugh.

Lectures are free and open to the public and will be preceded by light refreshments beginning at 2:30 p.m. Lectures will be canceled and rescheduled (if possible) if Lynchburg Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

The Great Decisions Lecture Series 2012 is sponsored by the Lynchburg Branch of the AAUW, the League of Women Voters of Lynchburg, the YWCA and the Lynchburg Public Library.

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