College Spotlight: The Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series
The lecture series advances the spirit of exploration and discovery that is the hallmark of the liberal arts and has become the premier intellectual event for students and faculty of ECU, the citizens of eastern North Carolina, and a showcase for the quality of academic life at ECU. Each year, the series features thought-provoking and accomplished leaders from a variety of disciplines who provide insight into important issues in today’s society, and who share their experiences and perspectives.
2016-17 Voyages of Discovery Series
Premier Lecturer Announced - Bob Woodward
Save the Date: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016
Called "the most celebrated journalist of our age" by The Wall Street Journal, Bob Woodward has established himself as a journalistic icon who gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein broke the disturbing news of the Watergate scandal during the Nixon administration.
Currently associate editor for the Washington Post, Woodward has won nearly every American journalism award and his book with Bernstein earned the Post the 1973 Pulitzer Prize.
Additional details for the 10th anniversary season of the Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series will be coming soon!
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