Dr. Theresa Hest, Communication Studies, will present a Dean’s Lecture from 1:30-2:45 p.m. Thursday, March 4 in MacLean 181. Her topic is “What is the role of storytelling in a marriage?” Based on data collected from 177 married couples, this presentation will explore the forms of marital stories, the functions of these stories, and the key role of storytelling in relational maintenance. The event is free and open to the public.