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2018 Lent Upson Lecture and Reception

Date: 7/16/2018

2018 Lent Upson Lecture and Reception

The Annual Lent Upson Lecture and Reception was held in May, 2018.  The subject of the evening event was “Building Smart and Inclusive Communities: Detroit and Beyond” and the featured speaker was Dr. Karen Mossberger, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University.  Karen is a graduate of the Ph.D. program in Political Science at Wayne State University and has achieved great success in her academic career.  At the reception and awards ceremony, Professor Mossberger received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from our Department.  Other speakers at the event were: Garlin Gilchrist II, Founding Director of Social Media Responsibility at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Marc Hudson, Co-founder and CEO of Rocket Fiber; and Katy Locker, Detroit Program Director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. 

 

Professor Kyu-Nahm Jun, Director of the Graduate Program in Public Administration, organized this year’s Lent Upson lecture and reception.  It was, as always, a great success!