Sports development executive Mary Harvey, a former World Cup women's soccer champion and Olympic gold medalist, will speak at University of the Ozarks on Wednesday, April 19, as part of the University's 2016-17 Walton Arts & Ideas Series.
Award-winning Arkansas documentary filmmaker Larry Foley will present and discuss his film, "The First Boys of Spring," at University of the Ozarks at 7 p.m., April 5.
Internationally renowned big-wave surfer, artist, scientist and explorer Dr Easkey Britton will speak at University of the Ozarks on Wednesday, March 1, as part of the University's 2016-17 Walton Arts & Ideas Series.
Damian Strohmeyer, a Boston-based photographer whose work has been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated more than 70 times, will speak at University of the Ozarks at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
University of the Ozarks will celebrate its pioneering 1963-64 basketball team in an event titled, "The Integration of Athletics in Arkansas," at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17.
Mary Willingham, the whistleblower who helped uncover academic fraud involving hundreds of athletes at the University of North Carolina, will speak at University of the Ozarks on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Texas filmmaker Matt Skinner will preview and discuss his documentary about high school football coaching legend John Outlaw on Thursday, Sept. 22, at University of the Ozarks.
The University of the Ozarks' annual Walton Arts & Ideas Series will kick off its 2016-17 season with a presentation by two-time women's soccer World Cup champion Brandi Chastain on Sunday, Sept. 11.
Statesman and Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela once said, "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers."