‘Marley & Me’ Author to Visit Campus
Maryville University will host author and journalist John Grogan at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22, in the University Auditorium. Grogan is the first lecturer in the new Maryville Talks Books series, launched this fall in cooperation with Left Bank Books. Grogan is known for his best-selling memoir, Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst Dog. His most recent book, The Longest Trip Home, is a prequel to Marley & Me. Maryville Talks Books events are free and open to the public.
Maryville Symphony Orchestra
Oct. 25, University Auditorium
Featured soloists: Sallie Coffman, violin; Barbara File and Linda Doby, flute
Jean-Michel Cousteau to Visit Campus
In conjunction with the St. Louis Speakers Series, Jean-Michel Cousteau will visit campus at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Auditorium. He will speak informally with the Maryville community and other interested individuals and groups. A Q & A session will follow his brief remarks. Registration is preferred, but not required.
Since being thrown overboard from the Calypso at age 7 by his father, Jacques, this explorer, environmentalist, educator and documentary film producer has communicated his love and concern for our “water planet.” Today, as president of Ocean Futures Society, he travels extensively; teaching, exploring and producing films to reach millions the world over.
Medart Lecture Series Kicks Off with Mark Mulvoy, Nov. 10
Former Sports Illustrated magazine editor Mark Mulvoy is the featured speaker in the first Medart Lecture Series event of the 2009-2010 season. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the Maryville Auditorium.
The late Josephine Reynolds Medart – a 1926 Maryville graduate and philanthropist – endowed this annual four-lecture series as a way to continue the liberal arts tradition and enhance the cultural fabric of the University and surrounding community. The series, which began in 1993, features notable speakers from the arts and humanities.
Music at Maryville
3 p.m., Nov. 15, University Auditorium
Ilex Trio: Peter Henderson, piano; Kristin Ahlstrom, violin; and Anne Fagerburg, cello