Sonia Nazario to Deliver Humanities Nebraska Governor’s Lecture

Sonia Nazario, “Enrique’s Journey and America’s Immigration Dilemma” September 27, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Sonia Nazario is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose stories have tackled some of this country’s most challenging problems, including hunger, drug addiction, and immigration. She spent 20 years reporting about social issues for newspapers including the Wall Street Journal and the […]

Thompson Forum featuring David Brooks, October 4, 2016

David Brooks “It’s Better Than It Looks: Election 2016″ New York Times Op-Ed columnist David Brooks has a unique gift for bringing audiences face to face with the spirit of our times, and he does so with humor and insight. A regular analyst on PBS NewsHour and NPR’s All Things Considered, he is a keen […]

Thompson Forum to host Sonia Shah, Jan. 24, 2017

Note: Sonia Shah’s lecture has been postponed to January 24, due to unforeseen circumstances. All original tickets are still valid and will be accepted. “Pandemic: From Cholera to Ebola and Beyond” Sonia Shah Sonia Shah is an investigative science journalist and author of critically acclaimed and prize-winning books on science, human rights, and international politics. […]

Thompson Forum Archives

The 2015-2016 Thompson Forum season is now complete. Videos of the lectures by Jose Antonio Vargas, Bill McKibben, Wes Moore and Sheryl Wudunn (as well as lectures from prior seasons) are available to view and download on the Forum’s Audio/Visual Archive.