Big Names For UB Distinguished Speakers Series

July 23, 2014 Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 10:28 PM EDT

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Big Names For UB Distinguished Speakers Series

July 23, 2014 Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 10:28 PM EDT

AMHERST, NY (WKBW-TV) - John Oliver, Magic Johnson and Steve Wozniak are just a few of the big names taking part in the 28th Annual Distinguished Speakers Series at the University at Buffalo. 

Here is the schedule:

September 10: Cheryl Strayed, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller "Wild."

October 15: Wes Moore: youth advocate, army combat veteran and bestselling author of "The Other Wes Moore."

November 11: John Oliver, comedian, political satirist, and host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."

February 12: Earvin "Magic" Johnson, member of the basketball Hall of Fame.

April 1: Robert Ballard, oceanographer, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and Discover of the Titanic.

April 29: Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc. and Chief Scientist of Fusion-io.

Click on the link if you would like more information about the series: www.student-affairs.buffalo.edu/special/distinguishedspeakers.php