Oakland University
Friday, March 11, 2011

Tickets still available for Thomas Friedman's rescheduled presentation

Fans of Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times columnist and author Thomas L. Friedman still have time to obtain tickets for his lecture at Oakland University at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 21. A previously planned engagement was rescheduled after Friedman was assigned to cover erupting political unrest in Egypt last month.

Friedman's latest book, "Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution — and How It Can Renew America," was a New York Times best seller. His other works include "The World is Flat," "Longitudes and Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism," "The Lexus and the Olive Tree" and "From Beirut to Jerusalem."

Friedman's lecture will be presented as part of the Varner Vitality Seminar Series, named in honor of Oakland's first chancellor, Durwood "Woody" Varner. The series aims to energize and sustain the highest academic and scholarly aspirations of the university community. Sponsors include OU's Student Life Lecture Board, Academic Affairs and Student Affairs divisions, the Student Program Board and the Oakland University Alumni Association.

During the event, Oakland University will provide a free shuttle service to and from recommended parking areas located along Pioneer Drive on the south side of campus, as well as to and from parking located at the corner of Pioneer and Ravine drives. Interactive and printable campus maps are available at oakland.edu/map.

Tickets for the presentation are available at the Center for Student Activities Service Window, 49 Oakland Center. Prices for general admission seating are:

VISA and MasterCard will be accepted for purchasing tickets, including orders by phone. Those interested should call (248) 370-4407. Tickets ordered by phone will be held at will-call. For more information, parking recommendations or to request special assistance to attend the lecture, contact the Center for Student Activities by calling (248) 370-2400 or e-mailing to csa@oakland.edu.

Tickets are still available to see Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times columnist and author Thomas L. Friedman at OU on Monday, March 21.

Created by Katherine Land - Deleted (land@oakland.edu) on Friday, March 11, 2011
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