Matthew McConaughey is an Academy Award winning actor and producer. In 2009, he and his wife, Camila, founded the “just keep livin” Foundation, which helps at-risk high school students make healthier mind, body, and spirit choices. In 2019, McConaughey became a professor of practice at the University of Texas at Austin, as well as Minister of Culture/M.O.C. for the University of Texas and the City of Austin. He is also brand ambassador for Lincoln Motor Company, an owner of the Major League Soccer club Austin FC, and co-creator of the bourbon, Wild Turkey Longbranch.
McConaughey will share experiences from his life & offer suggestions to our members for creating successes, overcoming failures, and develop meaning to empower others in their life.
**NSLS is offering the UVA Wise campus virtual access to its fall speakers series. The NSLS online system limits participation to 70 and details are emailed to the campus at 3 pm on the date of each event. UVA Wise students may receive cultural activity credit for one NSLS speaker broadcast event. Contact NSLS@uvawise.edu for more information.**