W&L Presents a Conversation with Hank Green On March 13, W&L’s Contact Committee and Science, Society, and the Arts will present an evening with New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur and video creator Hank Green.
In partnership with Contact Committee, Washington and Lee University’s Science, Society, and the Arts (SSA) will present an evening with New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur and video creator Hank Green on Saturday, March 13 at 4 p.m.
SSA is a multi-disciplinary conference for undergraduate and law students to present, create and engage with their community’s original works. Campus and local community members can save their virtual “seats” for the conference’s keynote speaker, Green, by registering for free at go.wlu.edu/hankgreen.
This 45-minute discussion will be co-moderated by student members of the SSA Committee.
Green, who started making YouTube videos in 2007, is now the CEO of Complexly, which produces “Sci Show,” “Crash Course” and multiple other educational channels. The Washington Times has called him “one of America’s most popular science teachers,” and his content is used in many high schools across the United States. More recently, Complexly has launched “Journey to the Microcosms,” “Healthcare Triage,” “Origin of Everything” and “SciShow Kids.”
Green made his authorial debut in 2018 with “An Absolutely Remarkable thing: A Novel” and subsequently published “A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor: A Novel” in 2020, both of which were New York Times bestsellers.
Green is also known for his YouTube channel, “Vlogbrothers,” which he produces with his brother, John Green. The brothers also created “The Project for Awesome,” which has raised over $10 million for charity to date.
SSA showcases student academic projects, scientific pursuits and the performing and visual arts. SSA also provides a forum for small group colloquia discussions about books, films, albums and other interesting topics to our community.