Guest Lectures

Honors Carolina sponsors several notable guest lectures each year, including the Frank Porter Graham Lecture, the Hillard Gold ’39 Lecture, and the Morehead-Cain Visiting Distinguished Professor Lecture.

Past speakers have included:

  • Frank Bruni, New York Times OpEd columnist and best-selling author
  • Ping Fu, co-founder of the 3D software company Geomagic and a member of President Obama’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Robbie Bach, a former Microsoft executive who led development of the Xbox
  • David Simon, creator of The Wire on HBO
  • Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity
  • Robert Gibbs, former White House Press Secretary

Honors Carolina students have opportunities to meet with speakers for small-group discussions prior to the public lectures.

Check back for information regarding upcoming lectures.