Ben & Jerry to Speak at UTA

Event takes place Nov. 17 at UTA

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    The men behind Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, Ben and Jerry, will speak at UTA next month as part of the Mavericks Speakers Series.

    Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield will visit the University of Texas at Arlington on Nov. 17 and give a presentation titled "Entrepreneurial Spirit, Social Responsibility & Radical Business Philosophy."

    The pair are known for building a vast ice cream empire worth an estimated $300 million.

    The event, which will take place at Texas Hall, is open to the public. Preferred tickets, which are $25 and include parking, went on sale Oct. 24 at 9 a.m.  All other tickets are free.

    Future lecturers in the series include Soledad O'Brien, Robert Ballard and Jeb Bush.