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TEDx speakers to explore theme of “Truth(s)” at Texas State

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Jayme Blaschke | February 10, 2020

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Texas State University will host a TEDx event with the theme of “Truth(s)” on Saturday, Feb. 15.

The speaker seminar will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. The event is part of Texas State’s 2019-2020 Common Experience theme on Truth.

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. The 2020 TEDxTexasStateUniversity theme challenges individuals to embrace their personal truths, seek truth, question the uncritical acceptance of truth, and realize that they live in a world of multiple truths. Speakers will share ideas about truth(s) from a variety of fields and perspectives including technology, health, arts and humanities, science and daily life.

Scheduled speakers include:

  • Cassandra LeClair, senior lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies
  • Hector Ruiz, CEO of Advanced Nano Technology Solutions, Inc.
  • Erin Cargile, KXAN investigative reporter
  • Maria Tahir, sociology graduate student at Texas State
  • Russell Lang, associate professor of special education and executive director of Texas State’s Clinic for Autism Research Evaluation and Support
  • Rachel Runnels, communication and sociology graduate student at Abilene Christian University
  • Mueni Rudd, social work graduate student at Texas State
  • Kayli Head, foral artist and owner of the Bloom Bar
  • Jessica Soukup, systems analyst for Texas State’s Division of Student Affairs
  • Ray Fisk, professor of marketing

The event will also feature entertainment from Texas State students and the opportunity to discuss and share with others in the community.

For more information, contact University Communications:

Jayme Blaschke, 512-245-2555

Sandy Pantlik, 512-245-2922