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

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Past Lectures

Dr. David Sedlak
May 2, 2024, 4:30 pm

Water for All: Global Solutions for a Changing Climate

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

The Honorable Harvest: Indigenous Knowledge For Sustainability

Maria Carmen Lemos
Mar 28, 2024, 12:20 pm

Scaling up Actionable Knowledge