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Dr. Carrie-Ann Biondi to speak at Rockford University

Monday, March 30th, 2015

biondi-carrie-annDr. Carrie-Ann Biondi of Marymount Manhattan College will be speaking on “Mike Rowe and Ayn Rand: Somebody’s Gotta Do It.”

According to Professor Shawn Klein, who is organizing the talk, Dr. Biondi’s focus is actor Mike Rowe of “Dirty Jobs” and “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” and what those television programs show about productiveness as a virtue.

“There is no such thing as clean or dirty work, but rather work done either well or poorly.”

Rowe,Mike-Dirty-JobsDr. Biondi won Marymount Manhattan’s teaching excellence award in 2012. A video of her acceptance speech is here.

Time: April 2.
Location: Rockford University campus (map here).

Professor Biondi’s talk is sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship and is open to all interested parties.