Sports Conference Events

Mon., April 12
7:30 p.m., Marvin Center Amphitheater
* GW Board of Trustees member Jean Fugett discusses Jackie Robinson’s impact on America.
* Long Island University professor Joseph Dorinson discusses Robinson’s role as a civil rights leader.

Tue., April 13
7:30, SMPA B07
* ESPN producer Craig Mortali discusses “The Disciples of Jackie Robinson.”
* Bijan Bayne discusses minorities in baseball during the 1950s.

Wed., April 14
11 a.m., Hillel
* Professor John Chalberg performs his one-man show, “A Visit with Branch Rickey.”

Thu., April 15
7:30 p.m., Hillel
* Pamela Laucella discusses various press coverage of Olympian Jesse Owens.
* Camille Riggs Mosley discusses the history of black tennis players.
* Stephen Butler summarizes the week’s programs.

Fri., April 16
1 p.m., Funger Hall
* Key-note speaker Kevin Plank, founder of Under Armour

Sat., April 17
9 a.m. Funger Hall
* Keynote speaker Larry Miller, C.E.O. of the Jordan Brand Division of Nike

3 p.m., Barcroft Park, Arlington, Va.
* The third annual Jackie Robinson Commemorative Game vs. Richmond

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