From politicians and international journalists to Nobel Laureates and local experts, we continue to offer a stage to some of the greatest voices of our time.

Man standing at a podium with a Barrick Lecture Series banner hanging behind him.
The Performing Arts Center hosts the Barrick Lecture series, which presents nationally and internationally known speakers through a generous grant from philanthropist Marjorie Barrick.
Panelists on stage with a Black Mountain Institute sign  next to them.
Each year, Black Mountain Institute invites national and international literary figures to engage the university and its surrounding communities in a series of panels and readings.
Speaker at the podium during a Brookings Mountain West presentation.
Brookings scholars visit UNLV to offer public lectures, engage with UNLV on collaborative research, and meet leaders in business, government, and social services.
Two females speaking in front of a room.
University Forum is a public lecture series sponsored and funded by the UNLV College of Liberal Arts.