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Special Clark School Distinguished Lecture: Wayne Clough
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
4:30 p.m.
Stanley R. Zupnik Lecture Hall, Kim Building #1110
For More Information:
Elise Carbonaro
301 405 6501
ecarbo@umd.edu
http://ter.ps/wclough

Speaker: Wayne Clough, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution
Talk: "Why the Smithsonian Matters"

Register to attend this free event.

Biography

Wayne Clough is the 12th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Clough has launched a new era at the Institution, expanding the Smithsonian's global relevance and helping the nation shape its future through research, education and scientific discovery on major topics of the day.

Since Clough began as Secretary in July 2008, he has overseen several major openings at the Smithsonian, including the reopening of the National Museum of American History, the David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins and Sant Ocean Hall at the National Museum of Natural History.

Before his appointment to the Smithsonian, Clough was president of the Georgia Institute of Technology for 14 years. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering from Georgia Tech in 1964 and 1965 and a doctorate in 1969 in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

 

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