Lecture Series

Chancellor’s Diversity Lecture Series

Pedro Noguera is a Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. His research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.  Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, he served as a tenured professor and holder of endowed chairs at New York University, Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley. He also served as a trustee for the State University of New York (SUNY) as an appointee of Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Pedro Noguera

Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ 6 p.m. IUPUI Campus Center – Rooms 450 A & B

Wes Moore

Youth advocate, Army combat veteran, promising business leader, and author

Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 6 p.m. IUPUI Hine Hall Auditorium

Wes Moore is a youth advo­cate, Army com­bat vet­eran, promis­ing busi­ness leader, and author.  A White House Fel­low from 2006–2007, Moore served as a spe­cial assis­tant to Sec­re­tary of State Con­doleezza Rice. Fol­low­ing his time at the White House, Moore became an invest­ment pro­fes­sional in New York at Cit­i­group, focus­ing on global tech­nol­ogy and alter­na­tive invest­ments. In 2009 he was selected as an Asia Soci­ety Fel­low. Moore was named one of Ebony magazine’s “Top 30 Lead­ers Under 30” for 2007 and Crain’s New York Busi­ness’ “40 Under 40 Ris­ing Stars” in 2009.

Since launching the viral #letnoorshine campaign in 2012, Noor Tagouri has gained international attention as one of the most talked about young adults in the country. Determined to become the first hijabi journalist on commercial television in the United States, Tagouri has embarked on a unique journey to achieve her dream, breaking down significant barriers in the process. She has since become an associate journalist for CBS radio in Washington, DC, graduated from one of the top journalism schools at the age of 20, become a local news reporter in the DC metro area for CTV News, and has traveled all over the world as a motivational speaker. 

Noor Tagouri

Associate journalist for CBS radio

Thursday, February 16, 2017 @ 6 p.m. IUPUI Campus Center – Rooms 450 C