Audience standing ovation after a recent Winona State University lecture.

University Lectures and Speakers

Connecting the University Mission to Action. Winona State University has a long and rich history of thought leadership through campus lecture series.

Each year WSU welcomes speakers and guests from around the world. They share their unique outlook and engage us with their intriguing account of the world around us. Their diverse experiences often are fused with the university theme to inspire student and community involvement.

Explore WSU lectures to find a speaker or topic that feeds your mind and inspires you into action.


Upcoming Lectures at WSU

View the WSU Events Calendar to see the wide variety of lectures offered on and off campus.


Plan Your Visit

Campus Venues

There are many beautiful venues on campus for lectures and speakers.


Accessibility & Services

WSU strives to make all campus lecture events accessible to all students and visitors with handicapped parking and entrances.


Campus Maps

Find where your event is before you arrive. We have a number of campus maps that will help you easily navigate WSU.