Wilkes University

University Lecture Series

Wilkes Lecture Series - Speakers at Wilkes

Current Speakers

Lisa Reynolds, MFA


Designing a Presidency: How Graphic Design Influences the Political Narrative

  • November 13, 2019
  • Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University
  • 4:30 p.m.

Lisa Reynolds is a graphic designer, art director and educator. She has spent nearly 20 years working in the Northeast Pennsylvania market, specializing mainly in design for education and development. She is an Assistant Professor of Digital Design and Media Art and maintains an active freelance practice, working primarily in publishing.

“All I Did Was Ask,” an afternoon with Terry Gross

Terry Gross Lecture

Max Rosenn Lecture Series in Law and Humanities

Award-winning host of NPR’s Fresh Air
  • 2:30 p.m., April 19, 2020
  • Dorothy Dickson Darte Center

The moderated lecture, “All I Did Was Ask: An Afternoon With Terry Gross” will offer a behind-the-mic glimpse of her innovative and hugely popular public radio show, Fresh Air. Recounting stories of extremely successful interviews as well as relating entertaining tales of particularly disastrous interviews, Gross will share a side of herself that her listeners rarely get to see. The lecture will be preceded by a student question-and-answer session and conclude with a book signing.


Events are free and open to the public.

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