Lane Bokros ’25, grew up in a household that showcased what intelligence and a strong work ethic can do. Today, Bokros is following in the family tradition of success, but with a difference: He is a first-generation college student who aspires to post-graduate education and a career in medicine.
The University of Cincinnati welcomes Michael W. Twitty, award-winning author of “The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South,” for a presentation next month.
Twitty will share his views on the value of liberal arts study at a time when headlines show the discipline may be in decline.
Titled “What’s It Got to Do With Me? The Importance of the Humanities to Contemporary American Life,” the event will be held Tuesday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. at UC’s Probasco Auditorium, 2839 Clifton Ave. Presented by UC’s College of Arts and Sciences, and sponsored by Taft Research Center, The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati, and a host of other supporters, the event is free and open to the public.
Find fun, free things to do on campus. UC’s Programs and Activities Council (PAC), a student-run organization responsible for special events and concerts and bringing speakers and comedians to campus, offers activities for student engagement throughout the year.