Events

Emerson-Wier Symposium: The Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium was established in 2007 and is sponsored annually in the spring by the USAO Foundation. It was inspired by endowment funds created by OCW alumni Gladys Anderson Emerson and Nance Foules Wier.  Continue Reading.

Giles Symposium: The Ray & Mary Giles Symposium on Citizenship and Public Service was also established in 2007 and is made possible each fall through endowment funds established by Nita Giles, daughter of Ray and Mary Giles, held at the USAO Foundation.  Continue Reading.

Summer History Symposium: The summer History symposium began in 2012 and is scheduled to continue with Civil War themed addresses through 2015.  Continue Reading.

Upcoming Symposia Series

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Dr. Richard Heinzl will serve as the keynote speaker for the ninth annual Ray, Mary & Nita Giles Symposium on Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.

7:30 PM Oct 06, 2016
Te Ata Auditorium

Dr. Richard Heinzl is the founder of Doctors Without Borders Canada, the first North American chapter of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization that has inspired a movement among medical professionals to help the world's most vulnerable populations.