2023-2024: Uprooted: Displacement, Migration and Searching for Home

Parag Khanna “A World on the Move: The Forces Uprooting Us”

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Forum Youth Panel “Displacement and Reimagining the American Dream”

2022-2023: Creativity to Solve Global Challenges

Candice Millard “A Clear and Steady Eye: Storytelling and Our Shared History”

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Dr. Ali S. Khan “Putting the Public Back in Public Health: A Global Perspective”

Tyler Riewer “The Craziest Thing We Can Do is Nothing”

Martha Schwartz “The Urban Landscape and The Future of Cities”

Amy Herman “The Art of Perception: See What Matters”

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Jane Chen “How Design Thinking Saves Lives - Lessons on Innovation, Leadership and Resilience”

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2021-2022: Moments of Reckoning: Global Calls for Racial Equity and Action

UNL Faculty Discussion “Global and Historical Moments of Reckoning with UNL Faculty”

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia “Facing Immigrant Exclusion: Then and Now”

Anna Deavere Smith “A Conversation on Race and the Arts, Moderated by Sändra Washington”

Forum Youth Panel “Performative Activism: Youths Reckoning with Racial Justice”

Walter Echo-Hawk “Reckoning and Reconciliation on the Great Plains: Healing Historical Harm Caused by Conquest and Colonialism”

2020-2021: Regeneration: Leadership and Hope for a Changing Planet

Mary Pipher “Trauma and Recovery: A New Story of Interconnection and Action...”

Doris Kearns Goodwin “Leadership in Turbulent Times”

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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez “Roots of Revolution”

Forum Youth Panel “Naming the Beast: Climate Change and our Youth Taking Action”

Ann Bancroft “No Horizon is So Far”

2019-2020: Global Human Rights

Nadia Murad “From the Front Lines: Human Rights, Sex Trafficking, and the Survival of the Yazidi People”

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Leymah Gbowee “Mighty Be Our Powers: Building Women, Building Peace”

Farah Pandith “How We Win: Mobilizing Youth in the Fight Against Violent Extremism”

2018-2019: Prospect/Retrospect

Jon Meacham “Tumult, Tragedy and Hope: America in 1968 from a Half Century’s Perspective”

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Nadine Strossen “HATE: Why We Should Resist It With Free Speech, Not Censorship”

Jana Eggers “Yes, You Have a Critical Role in Raising Artificial Intelligence.”


Misty Copeland “A Conversation with Misty Copeland”

British National Debate Team “Is Regulation of Social Media Necessary to Protect Democracy?”

Mark Blyth “Why People Vote for Those Who Work Against Their Best Interests”

2016-2017: Crossing Borders

David Brooks “It's Better Than It Looks: Election 2016”

Sonia Nazario “Enrique’s Journey and America's Immigration Dilemma”

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Sonia Shah “From Cholera to Ebola and Beyond”

2015-2016: Activism

Jose Antonio Vargas “Define American: My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant”

Bill McKibben “The Climate Fight at Its Peak”

Wes Moore “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates”

Sheryl WuDunn “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide”


Wilson Dialogue - Marlo Lewis Jr. & Gilbert Metcalf

Milton Chen

British National Debate Team vs. UNL Speech & Debate Team

Neil Gershenfeld

Chris Abani


Yong Zhao

Andrew Bacevich and Derek Chollet

Hedrick Smith

Susan Glasser

David Wessel


Shirin Ebadi

Felice Gaer

J. Kirk Brown & Michael Radelet

Charles Villa-Vicencio


Don Worster

Mogens Bay & E. Robert Meaney

Michael Forsberg

Sandra Postel


Pietra Rivoli

Laurie Garrett

Chuck Hagel and Chinese Ambassador Zhang Yesui

Christine Todd Whitman

E. Benjamin Skinner


Rob Gifford

Richard Behar

Dr. Susan Shirk

Kaiser Kuo

Doug Bereuter


Colin G. Campbell

Dr. Michael Olivas & Dr. Vernon Briggs - Wilson Dialogue

Sarah Chayes

F.W. de Klerk

Theodore "Ted" Sorensen

Ronald Dworkin

David Gergen


Bruce Babbitt

Richard Cizik

Amory Lovins

Wilson Dialogue on Domestic Issues: Featuring Douglas Durante & Jerry Taylor

Joel Sartore