Carnegie Mellon University

University Lecture Series at Carnegie Mellon

The University Lecture Series (ULS) features a diverse range of lectures and performances by artists, scholars, and experts invited by Carnegie Mellon faculty, students, and staff. 

This semester, we are proud to present all ULS events online, allowing for their impact to reach CMU community members all around the globe.

Fall 2020 ULS Events


Margaret Gould Stewart 
Vice President, Product Design, Facebook
Product Designer, User Experience Expert, Tech Ethicist

Tuesday, September 29 at 5 p.m. ET
Virtual Program



Terry Tempest Williams
Writer-In-Residence, Harvard Divinity School
Author, Educator, Conservationist, Activist

A recording will be delivered via email on Monday, October 12 to be viewed at your convenience.
Presented through CMU's sponsorship of Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures' Ten Evenings.



Louis Gomez
Professor of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Learning and Social Scientist, Collaborative Education Improvement Researcher

2020 Simon Distinguished Lecture
Thursday, November 19 at 5 p.m. ET
Virtual Program


ULS Partners

In addition to stand alone lectures by prominent figures, thought leaders and visionaries, the ULS is proud to work in partnership with research centers and academic units across campus to present several policy, research, and academic talks throughout the year, including the following lecture series:

Check out the CMU Events Calendar to view the many events and programs happening at the university.