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Hurley to open Newman Center lecture series


Published June 12, 2014

UB head basketball coach Bobby Hurley will talk Bulls basketball at the opening session of the Newman Center’s annual Bridge Lecture Series on June 18.

Hurley’s talk — and all remaining talks in the series — will take place at 7 p.m. in the Newman Center, 495 Skinnersville Road, across from the Creekside Village apartments on the North Campus.

All talks are free and open to the public.

The aim of the lecture series, now in its 12th year, is to connect the UB family to the surrounding community.

The remaining lectures in the Bridge Lecture Series:

  • June 25: “Managing Man-made and Natural Disasters” Jun Zhuang, assistant professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.
  • July 2: “The End of the Universe and the Future of Life,” William H. Kinney, associate professor, Department of Physics.
  • July 9: “What Should a Person Know,” Andrew McConnell Stott, professor of English, dean of undergraduate education and director of the Honors College.
  • July 16: “Women and Hormone Therapy: Findings from the Women’s Health Initiative,” Jean Wactawski-Wende, professor and associate chair, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health; professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; and vice provost for research advancement and strategic initiatives.
  • July 23: “The Rationality of Civilian Abuses by Combatants in Civil War,” Jacob Kathman, assistant professor, Department of Political Science.
  • July 30: “A Day in the Life of the Realm of the Poem,” Michael Basinski, curator, Poetry Collection.
  • Aug. 6: “Top 10 Words in the Bible,” Msgr. J. Patrick Keleher, director, UB Newman Center.

For more information, contact the Newman Center at 636-7495.