Jaclyn Beck, a resident of West Milford, N.J. and a second year physician assistant graduate student at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has been awarded the Thomas J. Lemley Award for Diversity and Health Disparities.

Dr. Heather Reid, an international expert on the philosophy of sports, will discuss the ethics of risk in sports at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lecture, titled “College Football’s Gladiators,” is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.

Professional actor and puppeteer James Godwin of New York City will perform as a guest artist for upcoming King’s College Theatre Department performances of award-winning playwright Tony Kushner’s “The Illusion,” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12-14 and Nov. 19-21 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street.

Students, faculty, and members of the community can share creative works, including poems, short stories, drama, and creative nonfiction, or perform music or comedy. 7 p.m., Oct. 30, King’s College, Postupak Room, William G. McGowan School of Business. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5487

A team of five sophomore students bested 12 other King’s teams to take first place in a challenge competition sponsored by international audit and assurance, tax and consulting service company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).