April 3, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.

Political Writer, Author, and Commentator

George Will is today's most widely read columnist appearing twice weekly in approximately 400 newspapers in the United States and in Europe.  In 1977, he won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary for his newspaper columns. Altogether eight collections of Will's Newsweek and Washington Post columns have been published, the most recent being One Man's America. In 1981, Will became a founding panel member on ABC television's This Week. Will is now a regular political contributor on Fox News.

In addition to politics, Will has written extensively about baseball. His books on the topic include Men At Work: The Craft of Baseball, Bunts: Curt Flood, Camden Yards, Pete Rose and Other Reflections on Baseball, and his latest book, A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred. Will was a member of Major League Baseball's Blue Ribbon Panel, examining baseball economics.

Will was educated at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, Oxford University, and Princeton University, where he earned his Ph.D. He has taught political philosophy at Michigan State University, the University of Toronto, and Harvard University.

George Will

10:00 a.m. Sullenger Dialogue with George Will

Harding Mott University Center Michigan Rooms

Sponsored by the UM-Flint Department of Economics

Book signing immediately following. The Barnes and Noble University Bookstore will have copies of Dr. Will’s books for sale before and after the event.