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

Kate Crawford
Oct 27, 2021, 5:00 pm

ATLAS OF AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence.
A conversation between Kate Crawford and Wendy Brown.

Past Lectures

Sian Leah Beilock
Oct 2, 2019, 6:00 pm

Academic Performance Under Stress

Tadashi Tokieda
Mar 7, 2019, 6:00 pm

A World from a Sheet of Paper

Carolyn Porco
Sep 26, 2018, 6:00 pm

Cassini to Saturn: The Journey and the Legacy