Louis Clark Vanuxem Lectures

The Louis Clark Vanuxem Lecture Series was founded in 1912 with a bequest of $25,000 under the will of Louis Clark Vanuxem of the Class of 1879 for the purpose of supporting public lectures at the University on subjects of current scientific interest. 

Notable Lectures

Alfred N, Whitehead
Edwin P. Hubble
Robert Oppenheimer
Freeman Dyson
2006-2007 | Elaine Oran, "Matchsticks, Scramjets, and Black Holes: Numerical Simulation Faces Reality"
2008-2009 | Marcia Angell


Upcoming Lectures

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer
Apr 2, 2024, 6:00 pm

Honorable Harvest: Indigenous Knowledge For Sustainability

Past Lectures

Cynthia Dwork
Dec 7, 2023, 5:30 pm

It’s in Your Phone.  It’s in Your Browser.  It’s in Your Redistricting Data! … It’s Differential Privacy.

Dr. Fei-Fei Li
Nov 29, 2023, 6:00 pm

The Worlds I See

Reshma Saujani
Mar 29, 2023, 5:00 pm

Brave, Not Perfect