National Public Radio Journalist Michel Martin to speak April 1, 2015 at U-M

Michel Martin, journalist and NPR correspondent, will deliver the 2015 U-M Center for the Education of Women Mullin Welch Lecture on April 1, 2015 at the Kahn Auditorium, Biomedical Science Research Bldg, 109 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Martin came to NPR in 2006 and launched Tell Me More, a one-hour daily NPR news and talk show that aired on NPR stations nationwide from 2007-2014. She spent more than 25 years as a journalist–first in print with major newspapers and then in television. Martin has also served as contributor and substitute host for NPR news magazines and talk shows, including Talk of the Nation and News & Notes.
There will be a reception following the lecture.

The CEW Mullin Welch Series was established in 1989 by Frances Daseler and Marjorie Jackson in memory of their sister Elizabeth Charlotte Mullin Welch, bringing to campus lecturers who exemplify Elizabeth’s characteristics: creativity, strength of character and expansive vision.

The 2015 Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change will be presented before the lecture. This year’s recipients are Sandra Gregerman, U-M Director of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, and Edward Goldman, U-M Adjunct Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

This lecture is free and open to the public but registration is requested. Please register at progevents/2015-cew-mullin-welch-lecture-featuring-michel-martin-npr/20150120


Important updates and notes:

Location change: The location of the lecture has been changed to the Kahn Auditorium in the Biomedical Science Research Building.

Valet Parking: Please allow extra time for travel and parking due to road closures and detours in the area surrounding the Kahn Auditorium at the BSRB. Due to the partial closure of Zina Pitcher, valet parking will be available on the northeast side of the BSRB on Zina Pitcher near the E. Ann intersection, which will be accessible from Glen Avenue. Zina Pitcher will be closed at the intersection nearest to Washtenaw Avenue.

Other Parking: The closest parking for this event (across the street) is the Palmer Drive Parking Structure. Click here for directions and a campus map.

Road Closures and Detours: Please see the linked announcement from the City of Ann Arbor about lane and road closures: http://www.a2gov.org/departments/engineering/traffic/Pages/Road-and-Lane-Closure.aspx, as well as a PDF construction map here.

Please note that seating is first come, first serve. There will be an overflow room available at the BSRB that will live-stream the lecture once the auditorium is at capacity. Thank you!