Our final lecture on August 12 will be presented by Fr. Pat Keleher, Director of the UB Newman Center, titled The Most Important Number in the Bible.

The Bridge Lecture talks take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Newman Center, 495 Skinnersville Road, across from the Creekside Village apartments on the North Campus.

All talks are free and open to the public.


Wed June 17, 2015Felisha Legette-Jack
Head Coach UB Women’s Basketball
“It Takes a Village…What Makes UB Women’s Basketball Bounce”
Wed June 24, 2015Dr. Satish Tripathi
President, University at Buffalo
“The Value of Higher Education: A Personal and a Public Good”
Wed July 1, 2015NO LECTURE
Wed July 8, 2015Robert J. Smolinski, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, Head Team Physician UB Bulls
“International Medical Missions: Surgery Around The World”
Wed July 15, 2015Dr. Michael J. Poulin, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Psychology
“New Insights from the Science of Compassion”
Wed July 22, 2015Dr. Matthew Grizzard, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication
“The Surprising ‘Moral’ Influence of Media”
Wed July 29, 2015Dr. Kathryn D. Bass, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Director of the Level 1 Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center,
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
“Pediatric Trauma Systems: How Clinical Protocols and Serendipity Yield Innovation”
Wed Aug 5, 2015Dr. Graham Hammill
Department Chair and Professor of English
“What Crises in the Humanities?”
Wed Aug 12, 2015Monsignor James Patrick Keleher
Director UB Newman Center
“The Most Important Number in the Bible”