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Inspiring fresh minds and diverse thoughts. 

The Omnibus Speaker Series brings the world’s leading voices to our campus to share thought-provoking ideas and engaging stories. Thanks to the generous support of our series sponsors, every Omnibus event is completely free and open to the community. 

John Updike, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Mia Farrow, Daymond John, George Takei, and even Mark Twain (through the brilliance of Hal Holbrook). Each one gave something unique and valuable to the Fort Wayne community, inspiring us all to reflect, think, and grow.

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Group photo of Omnibus speaker Michael Steele and honors students at Purdue Fort Wayne
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Proud Partnership

The English-Bonter-Mitchell Foundation partnership is strong.

We deeply appreciate the support of our community sponsors. Their investment makes each season possible. Special thanks goes to the English-Bonter-Mitchell Foundation, which has sponsored every Omnibus season since the series launched, in 1995.

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Contact us.

If you have questions or would like to learn more about the Omnibus Speaker Series, please contact us at [email protected].