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. 

A photo of Emery Brown

Emery N. Brown

Statistician, Anesthesiologist, Neuroscientist
Dickson Prize Lecture

January 31, 2019; 4:30 p.m.
Simmons Auditorium A, floor 1
in the new Tepper Building

A photo of Daniela Rus

Daniela Rus

Robotocist, Computer and Data Scientist, Researcher, Educator

November 29, 2018; 4:30 p.m.
Simmons Auditorium A, floor 1
in the new Tepper Building

A headshot of Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni

Author, poet, essayist and activist

September 17, 2018; 4:30 p.m.
Simmons Auditorium
in the new Tepper Building

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