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Washington Post’s Henneberger to Speak at Clarke

Melinda Henneberger

MARCH 12, 2014: Melinda Henneberger, a writer for the Washington Post, will present Clarke University’s Schemmel Endowed Lecture in Theology on Wednesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in Jansen Music Hall.

Henneberger will speak on the topic “Women and the Church.” The event is free and open to the public.

Henneberger was the founder and editor-in-chief of Politics Daily at AOL and spent 10 years as a reporter for the New York Times, in the paper's Washington and Rome bureaus. She has also worked for the Dallas Morning News and New York Newsday, and is an alumna of the University of Notre Dame, the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium, and the post-graduate volunteer program Holy Cross Associates.

For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.

Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to preparing students who positively impact their workplace, family and community. Academic offerings include more than 40 undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs, a robust adult degree program and six graduate degree programs.  Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke is located near the Mississippi River in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa. It is the only BVM university in the country.


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