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College hosts 65th annual Wilcox Invitational on Nov. 1

clayton-evansSaturday, Nov. 1 marks the 65th anniversary of the Ruth A. Wilcox Memorial Forensics Invitational and the fourth year of the O’Donnell Debate Tournament.

Every year, the event commemorates the late Ruth A. Wilcox, former drama and speech professor, and Dean of Women for the College. Wilcox also advised the student debate club. The debate is named after Drs. James and Mabry O’Donnell, both Marietta College emeriti professors who were strong supporters of the Forensics program.

Dr. Gordon C.F. Bearn to deliver annual Krause Lecture address

gordon-bearnDr. Gordon C.F. Bearn, professor of Philosophy at Lehigh University, will be the speaker for the 2014 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science, to be presented at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.

“This may be one of the most innovative topics for the Krause Science Lecture, reaching well beyond its normal sphere, which has typically focused on the natural sciences,” said Dr. Mark Miller, Associate Provost.


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