Tag archives: David Brooks

David Brooks Speaks at Leadership Conference
By Scott Craig   |   May 23, 2023

A stellar lineup of internationally renowned speakers, authors, CEOs, visionaries, and luminaries descend on Westmont’s eighth annual LEAD Where You Stand Conference from Saturday, May 31, to Monday, June 2, at the college’s Global Leadership Center. The event’s speakers will offer empowering leadership principles and best practices for any sphere or line of work and […]

Brooks Tops In-Person Leadership Conference
By Scott Craig   |   April 26, 2022

Keynote speakers David Brooks, Erin Meyer, Gayle D. Beebe, Marcus “Goodie” Goodloe, Shaylyn Romney Garrett, and Robert Putnam share insights on effective and purposeful leadership at the 2022 Lead Where You Stand Conference, June 1-3, at Westmont’s Global Leadership Center. Tickets to the three-day event, which cost $499, may be purchased at westmont.edu/lead. Those who […]

Drought Claims Beloved Pickle Tree
By Scott Craig   |   July 15, 2021

Long before Westmont founder Ruth Kerr decided to move the burgeoning college to the former Dwight Murphy Estate in Montecito, the grounds featured a wide array of mature trees. Today, many overarching trees still provide shade for walkways serenely wending their way through campus. One soaring redwood tree on Kerrwood Lawn was well-known for its […]

The Quest for a Moral Life
By Lynda Millner   |   February 27, 2020

UCSB Arts & Lectures (A&L) keeps filling up theatres. The latest was a sold-out Granada to listen to columnist David Brooks. As he said, “I can jabber about anything,” and indeed he can. William F. Buckley Jr. heard him speak years ago and offered him a job. How good is that? But before the lecture […]

Spoken Word Shorts
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 6, 2020

Dr. Mary-Claire King, the renowned human geneticist who discovered the genetic mutation responsible for breast cancer, revolutionizing the course of cancer research and transforming the way patients are diagnosed and treated, discusses the genetics of inherited cancers in a free public lecture titled “The Genetics of Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer: From Gene Discovery to […]