Keynote Speaker
  • David Pogue


    Capital University welcomes David Pogue as the featured speaker at the 18th annual Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship. Pogue is the anchor columnist for Yahoo Tech, a columnist for Scientific American, a host on PBS’s NOVA, and one of the world's bestselling how-to authors.

    He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes 120 titles.

    Prior to his career as a journalist and author, Pogue graduated Yale with distinction in music and spent a decade conducting and arranging Broadway musicals in New York. 

    Pogue will discuss
    Why America’s Failing Science & How We Can Turn it Around, at his keynote presentation and book signing, Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7 pm, in Mees Hall.  

    The lecture is free and open to the public.