What is the fundamental sound in a place of higher learning? It is the sound of scholarly discourse. Our university is a hub for intellectual thought and discussion. Queens strives to ever inspire and engage the minds of our community.
We host a variety of speakers on stimulating topics ranging from business and politics to religion and science. One may not always agree with the opinions of our guests, but they are absolutely certain to get everyone thinking. Join Queens and its distinguished guest speakers to explore the critical issues of today.
The BB&T Distinguished Lecture Series - Exploring leadership perspectives
The Center for Ethics and Religion - Exploring the intersection of faith and moral beliefs in our lives
The Learning Society Lecture Series - Exploring contemporary issues and topics with notable guests
The Preyer Lecture Series - Exploring topics with guest scholars in the Arts and Sciences
The Thomas E. and Marilee McCollough Lecture Series - Exploring issues related to healthcare ethics
The Witherspoon Lecture Series - Exploring the connection of Science and Religion
Diversity Lecture & Cultural Series - Exploring diversity and inclusion
Financial Journalist and New York Times best-selling author Michael Lewis has published more than a dozen books on subjects ranging from politics to Wall Street. Lewis' latest release, the NYT #1 best-seller Flash Boys, has taken the financial market and business world by storm since its release in March 2014. View Event
Named one of America's Best Leaders of 2009 by U.S. News & World Report, Eboo Patel is the founder and president of the Interfaith Youth Core, an organization that promotes religious literacy and cooperation on college campuses and beyond. View Event