Campus News Blog: Gwen Ifill to Speak at Annual SMU Sammons Lecture

September 29, 2009 by · Comments Off 

Posted by Elisabeth Brubaker

Thursday night SMU students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community will be treated to a lecture in media ethics by Gwen Ifill for the annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics.

Ifill is the moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and senior correspondent for the News Hour with Jim Lehrer. She moderated the 2008 Vice Presidential debate. She is the best-selling author of “The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama.”

Tickets are free but are required. You may obtain tickets by calling the Owen Arts Center box office at 214.768.ARTS.

The lecture begins at 8 p.m. Thursday in Caruth Auditorium of the Owen Arts Center on SMU’s campus.