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Taking Oath

Gov. Dick Thornburgh and wife Ginny, during his taking oath of office on January 16, 1979

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Thornburgh Family Lecture Gathering

Gathered for the Thornburgh Family Lecture in Disability Law & Policy featuring 2010 speaker Andrew Imparato are (from left to right) Dean Clifford Brubaker, Dean Mary Crossley, Dr. Katherine Seelman, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, Andrew Imparato, Governor Dick Thornburgh, Ginny Thornburgh, son John Thornburgh, grandson Richard Thornburgh, Provost Patricia Beeson, and Dr. Edward McCord.

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Three Mile Island

Thornburgh speaking at Three Mile Island press conference regarding clean-up plan. 1980

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Pittsburgh's Renaissance III

Thornburgh speaking at Pittsburgh Renaissance III event beside Allegheny River. September 1985.

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Lecture Speaker

Governor Thornburgh (left) and Alfredo Corchado, Mexico Bureau Chief, Dallas Morning News. Mr. Corchado was the March 16, 2011 American Experience Distinguished Lecture speaker sponsored by the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy and the University Honors College.

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Disability Advocacy

Speaking to disability advocates after the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). July 26, 1990

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Thornburgh's Book Printing

Director of the University Library System Rush Miller (left), Chancellor Mark Nordenberg (middle), and Governor Thornburgh examined books and watched a demonstration of the first book printed from the Espresso Book machine: Thornburgh's updated autobiography, Where the Evidence Leads.

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What's Happening

Thornburgh Family Lecture on Disability Law & Policy: "Disability Policy: Coming Out of the Pandemic and Beyond"
September 13, 2021. 7:00 p.m. Senator Bob Casey...Learn more >
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The Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary
July 26, 2021 marks the 31st anniversary of the signing of The Americans with Disabilities Act....Learn more >
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July 16, 2021
Remembering Dick Thornburgh on his birthday....Learn more >
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NAFUSA and K&L Gates flag presentation in remembrance of Dick Thornburgh.
The National Association of United States Attorneys (NAFUSA) and K&L Gates presented the Dick Thornburgh family with a flag in remembrance and honor of the late Dick Thornburgh on Flag Day - June 14, 2021....Learn more >
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J. Evans Rose, Jr. Prize for Government Service
Gabriella D. Reber receives the 2021 J. Evans Rose, Jr. Prize for Government Service....Learn more >
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Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg named to Redistricting Commission.
Chancellor Emeritus Mark A. Nordenberg has been appointed chair of the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania....Learn more >
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