18th Annual W.C. Lacy Distinguished Lecture

University of Arizona Homecoming is an annual event that welcomes back alumni along with students and community members to celebrate long-held traditions that uphold the mission of the university.


4 to 6 p.m., Nov. 3, 2023


The annual W.C. Lacy Distinguished Lecture is a tribute to Willard C. "Bill" Lacy, the first head of the combined Department of Mining and Geological Engineering at the University of Arizona.  Barbara Filas, 1978 mining engineering graduate, will present the 2023 lecture.  A licensed professional engineer, NAE member, and third generation miner, Filas has worked on the far reaches of six continents and is internationally known for her expertise in environmental and social responsibility.

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Kray Luxbacher