Presidential Lecture Series

Presidential Lecture Series

Colin Powell Madeline Albright lecture at Creighton University

Through the Presidential Lecture Series, Creighton University welcomes to campus and the Omaha-area community esteemed national speakers who foster insight into, and discussion about, issues of national and global import.

Past Lectures

The Honorable Bob Kerrey

An Evening with Former Senator and Governor of Nebraska Bob Kerrey

Held Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.

Read the News Center article.

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

An Evening with Former Secretaries of State

Held Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. 

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

Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez

An Evening with Julia Alvarez

Held Thursday, September 13, 2018
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Julia Alvarez, who is a Dominican-American poet, novelist and essayist, spoke on campus in 2018, in cooperation with Creighton’s Institute for Latin American Concern. Among her most famous novels are How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies. Read the Creighton Magazine article

Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

An Evening with Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

Held Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

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