Northwood University to Host Dr. Samuel Gregg on Decline of Europe and the Future of America

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This lecture will take place on Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m.

MIDLAND, MI – On Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m., Northwood University’s Forum for Citizenship & Enterprise will host Dr. Samuel Gregg on the topic “Can America Avoid a European Decline?” The lecture will take place at the NADA Hotel & Conference Center on Northwood University’s Midland campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive. There is no admission charge or ticket necessary. Members of the community are encouraged to attend.

Part of the Forum’s spring lecture series regarding the elements of a humane economy, Dr. Gregg’s timely lecture will provide important insights into Europe’s current prognosis and how America can avoid the same financial fate.

The director of research for the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dr. Gregg is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the author of several books including The Commercial Society: Foundations and Challenges in a Global Age; On Ordered Liberty: A Treatise on the Free Society; Wilhelm Röpke’s Political Economy; and is co-editor of Natural Law, Economics and the Common Good. Dr. Gregg has written and spoken extensively on questions of political economy, economic history, ethics in finance and natural law theory. His essays, news articles and op-eds have appeared in variety of publications throughout the U.S., Europe and Latin America including Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, The Wall Street Journal Europe, Foreign Affairs and Die Tagespost.

Questions about the event may be directed to Professor Glenn A. Moots at 989.837.4255 or


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