University Forum Lecture Series: Evolution of Area 51


Oct. 21, 2014, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location



The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum Lecture Series presents "The Evolution of Area 51," a talk by Thornton D. “TD” Barnes, former executive director, Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame.

This will be a declassified photo, video and insider’s oral account of the genesis of the facility within Area 51, its accomplishments and how it became a permanent technological laboratory for exploiting enemy technology, as well as testing and evaluating advancements in American military technology. Mr. Barnes will discuss recruitment and what it was like for individuals working in secrecy during the Central Intelligence Agency era of Area 51 management.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

COLA Dean's Office
Phyllis Thompson

External Sponsor

COLA Dean's Office