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Presidential Lecture Series

The lecture series sponsored by the Office of the President and the Office of Engaged Learning is an initiative to help enhance the academic exchange on campus. This event brings in some of the nation’s very best scholars to speak to UVU faculty, staff, and students. Two lectures are presented in the Clarke Building each year.

Previous Events

Terry Crews

Terry Crews

Terry Crews rose to fame from an impoverished childhood in Flint, Michigan. His titles include former NFL player, best-selling author, artist, and actor. He built a career with memorable roles in action movies (“The Expendables”) and TV (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), and as a game-show host (“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”). Crews speaks passionately for women’s rights, and human rights, and against sexism.

Tererai Trent

Tererai Trent

Dr. Tererai Trent is one of today’s most internationally recognized voices for quality education and women’s empowerment. Distinguished as Oprah Winfrey’s “All-Time Favorite Guest,” Tererai is a scholar, humanitarian, motivational speaker, educator, author, and founder of Tererai Trent International.

Hugh Herr

Hugh Herr

Experience the genius of Dr. Hugh Herr, MIT professor, world-class rock climber, double-amputee, bionic innovator, leader of MIT’s Biomechatronics research group, and the featured speaker at the 2018 Spring Presidential Lecture Series on March 7 at 1 p.m. Time Magazine has called him the “Leader of the Bionic Age.” Don’t miss what this fascinating man has to say in his presentation.