CLASP is the Consortium of Liberal Arts and Science Programs. The CLASP lecture series was initiated in 2004 and is intended to promote interdisciplinary discussion and exchange. CLASP presentations are aimed at a general audience of students, faculty and the community. View CLASP schedule.


The Athenaeum hosts events that explore and enhance the intellectual life of the University and the region through lectures, readings, performances, discussions and other events.

The Athenaeum reflects the importance the University places on the humanities, the arts, and sciences. View Athenaeum schedule.

The Lyceum Series
The Lyceum Series is the premier speaker series at WSU. It was initiated in 1989 to present events that provide unique cultural enrichment and educational opportunities for the Winona and Rochester campus communities. Internationally renowned speakers present topics in the sciences, the arts, politics, literature, popular culture and more.