John J. Rhodes Lecture: Leroy Chiao, Ph.D.
Barrett, The Honors College
presents“Warp Speed: How Technology is Accelerating and the Importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math”
Leroy Chiao, Ph.D.
Tempe Center for the Arts Theater
Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Tickets are free but service fees do apply. Seating is general admission. Reservations are required.Astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D.
Astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., holds appointments at the Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University. A speaker and consultant, he has worked extensively in both government and commercial space programs and has held leadership positions in commercial ventures and NASA. Chiao has extensive experience as a NASA astronaut and research engineer in the US, China, Japan, and Russia, and is a Fellow of the Explorers Club and a member of the Committee of 100. He serves in various capacities to further space education. For more information, please visit http://barretthonors.asu.edu/event/rhodes2013/
.The John J. Rhodes Chair in Public Policy and American Institutions
The John J. Rhodes Chair in Public Policy and American Institutions in Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University, celebrates the career of public service of one of Arizona’s and the nation’s most distinguished leaders. The Rhodes Chair is dedicated to deepening theoretical and practical understanding of the many voices and forces that influence public policy. The Chair honors the values of personal integrity, fiscal responsibility, respect for persons, and international farsightedness exemplified in the Honorable John J. Rhodes’ career.
The John J. Rhodes Chair was named an Arizona Heritage Chair by former ASU President, Lattie Coor. ASU Heritage Chairs honor the achievements and values of Arizona leaders whose life work helped shape the character of both Arizona and our metropolitan area. An archive of John J. Rhodes’s congressional papers is available in the Special Collections at Hayden Library on the ASU Tempe Campus.
Please visit http://barretthonors.asu.edu/news-events/signature-events/history-of-rhodes/
for a history of the John J. Rhodes Lecture Series and to learn about past Rhodes Lecture Chairs.
to learn about other events at Barrett, The Honors College.