Carnegie Mellon University

University Lecture Series at Carnegie Mellon University

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. 

A headshot of Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni

Author, poet, essayist and activist

September 17, 2018; 4:30 p.m.

A photo of Daniela Rus

Daniela Rus


November 29, 2018; 4:30 p.m.

Co-Sponsored Lectures 

The ULS committee invites departments, students groups and centers to apply for ULS co-sponsorship to help bring prominent speakers to CMU. Available co-sponsorship funds range from $250 to $2,500. 

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:

We also invite you to visit the central CMU calendar of events for a full look at the many events and programs taking place on campus every day.

Past ULS Events