The Kurtz Seminar series was endowed by the late Myra Berman Kurtz '66 and her husband, Dr. Stuart Kurtz, to present speakers at Goucher College who will inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in a variety of fields.

Myra Berman Kurtz '66 Seminar Speakers:

2014 Betty Medsger, head of the journalism education program at San Francisco State University, founding member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, and author of The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI.

2013 Dr. Annette Perez-Delboy '91, assistant clinical professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and director, Labor & Delivery and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Operations at Columbia University Medical Center

2012 Rabbi Eugene Korn, American director of the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation in Israel

2011 Rochelle L. Millen, Wittenberg University Professor of Religion

2010 Robert H. Phelps, a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist with The New York Times and The Boston Globe

2009 Ethan Nadelmann, founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance

2008 Judy Lewent '70, chief financial officer, Merck & Co., Inc.

If you have any questions about the Kurtz Seminar or speaker suggestions, please contact Lillian Johnson in the President's Office at