Troy University Library to celebrate faculty authors during Sept. 20 event

Tuesday's event will feature lectures by TROY faculty authors in a celebration of the written word at the Troy Campus Library.

Tuesday's event will feature lectures by TROY faculty authors in a celebration of the written word at the Troy Campus Library.

Troy University Libraries will celebrate faculty authors on Tuesday, Sept. 20 during a day-long lecture series at the Troy Campus library.

Wordfest, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature lectures by each faculty author followed by audience questions and book give aways. Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

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Former Ambassador Jack Matlock to serve as Troy University’s Ambassador-in-Residence

Jack Matlock, front left, shown at the table with President Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev and others during the Geneva Summit in November 1985.

Jack Matlock, front left, shown at the table with President Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev and others during the Geneva Summit in November 1985.

Dr. Jack Matlock, former ambassador to the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia, will serve as Troy University’s Ambassador-in-Residence Sept. 12-15, meeting with students and providing two public presentations.

During his 35 years in the American Foreign Service (1956-1991), Matlock served as Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1987 to 1991, Special Assistant to the President for…

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Polls and pundits missed signs pointing to a Trump win

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but lost the electoral college vote in spectacular fashion, defying polls and pundits alike.

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but lost the electoral college vote in spectacular fashion, defying polls and pundits alike.

On Nov. 10, a strange site was seen on television screens across the United States.  President-elect Donald Trump was visiting the White House, and was welcomed by current President Barack Obama.  Just three days earlier, President Obama had been on the campaign trail, telling audiences that Donald Trump was not qualified to be president of…

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