In 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space, Margaret Thatcher was re-elected by a landslide, the final episode of M*A*S*H aired to a record audience, Bjorn Borg retired from tennis, McDonald’s introduced the “McNugget” and the Fairhaven Lecture Series as we know it was born. How we have changed in the 30 years since the first Fairhaven lectures were delivered. This semester’s theme, “Turning Points,” provides an opportunity to reflect on the people and events that have shaped our lives since 1983. Please join us for this special celebration of the distinguished tradition UW-Whitewater’s Fairhaven Lecture Series has come to represent.
All lectures are free to the public and are held on Mondays at 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Retirement Community, 435 West Starin Road, Whitewater. Street parking is adjacent to the building.
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RICHARD TELFER, Chancellor
ERIC BROWN, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
MICHAEL BENNETT, Assistant Professor of Languages and Literatures
SUSAN JOHNSON, Assistant Dean of Student Success of College Letters and Sciences
HOLLY DENNING, Lecturer of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice
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KATE KSOBIECH, Assistant Professor of Communications
MARILYN LAVIN, Professor of Marketing
DICK HAVEN, Emeritus Professor of Communication
PAUL PLINSKE, Director of Athletics
CAROL SCOVOTTI, Associate Professor of Marketing
ELIZABETH WATSON, Director of Center for Students with Disabilities
F. PETER WAGNER, Associate Professor of Political Science
MARK McPHAIL, Dean of College of Arts and Communication
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