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The Jesup Scott Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series charts bold direction in intellectual discourse and academic inquiry at The University of Toledo, opening windows on fresh-air approaches to today’s biggest challenges, sharing the innovative ideas of movers and shakers who are anything but traditional. Reflecting the forward-thinking philosophy of the Jesup Scott Honors College, these speakers will engage you, challenge you, provoke you – and quite possibly make you see the world in a different way.

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE EVENT BELOW AND DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS TO the Jesup Scott Honors College at honors@utoledo.edu, 419.530.6030.







Elaine McMillion Sheldon

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018
6-9 P.M. | Collier Building Room 1000
The University of Toledo Health Science Campus
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Elaine McMillion Sheldon is an Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker based in West Virginia. Her work explores universal stories of identity, roots, survival, resilience and hope. Sheldon is the director of "Heroin(e)," a Netflix Original Documentary short that follows three women fighting the opioid crisis in Huntington, West Virginia. "Heroin(e)" was nominated for a 2018 Academy Award. Learn more about Elaine McMillion Sheldon here.

Watch Sheldon's debut feature documentary, "Recovery Boys," which documents the lives of four men working to transform their lives after years of addiction. The film is also a Netflix Original Documentary. A Q&A session will follow. 

Join us for a dessert reception following the lecture.




Last Updated: 8/2/18