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Soledad O'Brien lecture at UT Arlington moved to Feb. 24

Thursday, January 5, 2012

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ARLINGTON—The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Speakers Series lecture featuring Soledad O’Brien has been rescheduled for Feb. 24 because of production conflicts with O’Brien’s new television show. The lecture had originally been scheduled for Feb. 7.

Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien

O’Brien is the host of a new weekday morning show on CNN called “Starting Point,” which debuted this week.

Tickets for O’Brien’s lecture at UT Arlington, called “Diversity in America,” will be available beginning at 9 a.m. Feb. 6. Free general admission and $25 Preferred Seating are available to faculty, staff, students and the general public at The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. in Texas Hall, and will also feature a question-and-answer session and book-signing.

O’Brien’s lecture is the first of three in the Maverick Speakers Series this spring, ahead of oceanographer and explorer Robert Ballard (March 6) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (March 23). For more information on any of these lectures, visit

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