Presidential Lecture Series

Presidential Lecture Series

View information about past lectures below. More lectures will be announced soon.

Past Lectures

Former Secretaries of State Dr. Madeleine Albright and Gen. Colin Powell

An Evening with Former Secretaries of State

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. *SOLD OUT
Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center
701 Florence Boulevard | Omaha, NE 68178

Former Secretaries of State Dr. Madeleine Albright and Gen. Colin Powell will appear together in the Ryan Center for a discussion regarding national and global issues. Suzanne Malveaux, an award-winning journalist with CNN, will serve as moderator.

The event is free and open to the public as part of the Creighton 140 Presidential Lecture Series.

*Thank you for your interest in the Creighton 140 Presidential Lecture Series event featuring former secretaries of state Dr. Madeleine Albright and Gen. Colin Powell.

Due to an overwhelming response, the event sold out in less than 24 hours. In addition, and per the agreement with the speakers, we are unable to livestream the event.

We apologize for not being able to accommodate your request for tickets.

Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez

An Evening with Julia Alvarez

Held Thursday, September 13, 2018
View the recorded Livestream

Julia Alvarez, who is a Dominican-American poet, novelist and essayist, will speak on campus in September, in cooperation with Creighton’s Institute for Latin American Concern. Among her most famous novels are How the García Girls Lost Their Accentsand In the Time of the Butterflies. Additional information regarding her presentation will be available this summer.

Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

An Evening with Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

Held Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
View the recorded livestream.