Past Lectures

Is Water the New Oil?

Lecture by Alan D. Eastman, Instructor, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Cofounder and CTO, GreenFire Energy


The Culture War Over Public Restrooms

Lecture by Terry S. Kogan, Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law


The Past, Present, and Future of Using Data for Good

Lecture by Daniel Hadley, Managing Director, Sorenson Impact Center


The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander from the Holocaust to Today

Lecture by Amos N. Guiora, J.D., Ph.D., Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law https://crimeofcomplicity.com/ *This video contains explicit language. Viewer discretion is advised.*


“Translating” Basic Science into New Therapeutics: Targeting the Ribosome to Fight Superbugs

Lecture by Ryan Looper, Ph.D., Henry Eyring Associate Professor, Chemistry


Drug Discovery Using a Surprising Ally—The Zebrafish

Lecture by Randall Peterson, Ph.D., L. S. Skaggs Presidential Endowed Professor and Dean, College of Pharmacy


Cutting Off the Nose to Spite the Face: Utah’s Role in Defeating Melanoma

Lecture by Glen M. Bowen, M.D., Director, Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute; and Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology


Big Black Holes

Lecture by Anil Seth, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Physics & Astronomy


Watch Out – The New Technology in Your Car Will Drive You to Distraction

Lecture by David L. Strayer, PhD, Professor, Cognition and Neural Science, Department of Psychology


Civility, Debate, and Compromise: The Fundamental American Principle

Lecture by Elizabeth Whitsett, Instructor, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute