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Ragsdale Lecture - Black History Month Lecture Series Tuesday, February 27 7:00 PM @ Suber Banquet Hall

Guest Lecturer Vernon Burton, Ph.D., will present the 2018 Ragsdale Lecture titled "From Gettysburg Address to the March on Washington" as part of the Black History Month Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of History, Office of Religious Life, and Outdoor Leadership.

About the Ragsdale Lecture Series
The Ragsdale Lecture Series brings national speakers to Young Harris College to discuss relevant governmental and political issues. It was established in 1983 by Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Paris to honor Mrs. Paris’ cousin, Warner B. Ragsdale, a 1917 graduate of Young Harris College who achieved a long and distinguished career in journalism.

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Spring Break (No Classes) Monday, March 5 (All day)

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Spring Break (No Classes) Tuesday, March 6 (All day)

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Spring Break (No Classes) Wednesday, March 7 (All day)

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Spring Break (No Classes) Thursday, March 8 (All day)

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Spring Break (No Classes) Friday, March 9 (All day)

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Easter Holiday Break (No Classes) Friday, March 30 (All day)
Maryn McKenna
Shaw Lecture: Maryn McKenna Thursday, April 5 7:00 PM @ Hatcher Dining Room, Rollins Campus Center

Maryn McKenna is an independent journalist who specializes in public health, global health and food policy. She is a contributor to National Geographic, a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University, and the author of the 2017 bestseller BIG CHICKEN: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats, which was named one of the Best Science Books of 2017 by Amazon (and will be published in the UK and other territories under the title Plucked.) Her earlier, award-winning books are Superbug and Beating Back the Devil. She is one of the stars of the 2014 documentary Resistance, and her 2015 TED Talk, "What do we do when antibiotics don't work any more?" has been viewed 1.5 million times and translated into 32 languages. She writes for The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Smithsonian, WIRED, Scientific American, Slate, The Atlantic, Nature, and The Guardian, among other publications, and teaches in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. She received the 2014 Leadership Award from the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics and the 2013 Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in the Public Communication of Life Sciences. She lives in Atlanta and Maine.

Honors Ceremony 2018
Honors Ceremony Sunday, April 22 4:00 PM @ TBD
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Reading Day (No Classes) Thursday, April 26 (All day)

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