The Kansas City Star is presenting a One Day University from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 21 at the Overland Park Marriott, 10800 Metcalf Ave.
The daylong event, part of a national series, features live lectures by professors who have received teaching awards at their universities.
Scheduled to speak in Overland Park:
▪ David Helfand of Columbia University, speaking on “What We Know About the Universe (and What We Don’t Know).”
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▪ Louis Masur of Rutgers University, speaking on “The Civil War and Abraham Lincoln: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction.”
▪ William Burke-White of the University of Pennsylvania, speaking on “The Five Most Powerful People in the World.”
▪ Shelley Carson of Harvard University, speaking on “Can Creativity Be Taught? The Science Behind Imagination.”
Registration is required at OneDayU.com or by calling 800-300-3438. The cost is $99 by using the code KC upon registration. Lunch will be available for purchase.