Wright State’s Alumni College will host an array of topics and university experts and guests, including Holocaust survivor Sam Heider.
Heider and David Shuster, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine, will give presentations on the Holocaust. Shuster will discuss ethical decisions doctors made during the Holocaust. Participants can also tour the Holocaust exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
Sponsored the Wright State Alumni Association, Alumni College provides graduates a sample of recent research and academic courses from Wright State’s distinguished faculty.
Alumni College includes presentations on Saturday, Aug. 6, and Sunday, Aug. 7, in various buildings on the Dayton Campus.
Alumni College is open to Wright State graduates. Learn more and register for the event on the Alumni Association’s website.
Aug. 6 schedule:
- An analysis of the Steven Avery trial featured in “Making a Murderer,” by Dan Krane, professor of biological sciences and DNA expert
- The American Election (2016), by Donna Schlagheck, retired chair of the Department of Political Science
- Who have been our best Presidents: Presented by Jim Sayer, retired chair of the Department of Communication and Lake Campus dean
- The Politics of the End-Times in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, by David Barr, professor emeritus of religion
- A tour and student film screening in the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures
Aug. 7 schedule:
- Will the real Megalodon please swim forward, by Chuck Ciampaglio, professor of geology and paleontology
- From Ashes to Action: Medicine and the Holocaust: by David Schuster, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery, Boonshoft School of Medicine (includes a tour of the Holocaust exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force)