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Final Bryan Series speaker, Alan Alda, amazes crowds

Final Bryan Series speaker, Alan Alda, amazes crowds

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

April 16, 2017

On April 6, actor and science advocate Alan Alda regaled the audience with stories from his life in a presentation entitled “Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself” at the Greensboro Coliseum. The final speaker of the 2016-2017 Bryan Series, Alda’s lecture was a series of humorous anecdotes...

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks science literacy

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks science literacy

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017

For a man who has spent his life studying the stars, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Bryan Series event was incredibly down-to-earth. “This is the first time I’ve ever given a talk in a place that has skyboxes,” Tyson joked at the beginning of his talk. “Send me a beer if you get one.” Tyson,...

2016-17 Bryan Series lineup announced

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

How would you like to learn about the experiences of astronauts by speaking to them? Or maybe you would enjoy listening to a high-level lawyer discuss her involvement in international affairs? Well, next year you can. On March 21, during the George Takei event, six Bryan Series speakers were announced...