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Wednesday's Ubben Lecture by Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee Will be Webcast

February 14, 2012

Tomorrow night's Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture at DePauw University by 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Leymah Gbowee can be seen via the Internet.  The event will be webcast live and is available via this link. The speech will begin at 7:30 p.m. (EST) from Meharry Hall of historic East College. 

Gbowee is a Liberian activist whose work on behalf of women's issues and peace earned her the Nobel Prize. She will discuss "Dedicating Your Life to Promoting Peace" in a program which is presented free of admission charge and is open to the public.

Learn more about Leymah Gbowee and Wednesday's event in this previous story

Established in 1986 through the generous support of 1958 DePauw graduates Timothy H. and Sharon Williams Ubben, the Ubben Lecture Series was designed to "bring the world to Greencastle" and presents events which are available for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the local community to enjoy. Previous Ubben Lecturers have included President Bill Clinton, who delivered a November 18, 2011 address to a crowd of 5,000 people to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the series. (at left: Mikhail Gorbachev delivering an October 27, 2005 Ubben Lecture at DePauw)

To view a complete roster of Ubben Lecturers -- which includes links to video clips and news stories -- click here.