Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science

Photo collage of Arnold Beckman and Ted Brown overlaid on the Beckman Institute gates.

The Annual Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science honors Dr. Arnold O. Beckman, the founder of the Institute, and Dr. Theodore “Ted” Brown, the founding director. The series is funded by a gift from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.

Upcoming Lecture Fall 2018

Portrait of Michael Mann.

Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming
Dr. Michael Mann, director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center

Beckman Institute Auditorium
Book Signing and reception to follow lecture


Mann is an award-winning climate scientist and author of "Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming" and, more recently, a book describing his experiences at the center of the debate over climate change, "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars."

Previous Beckman-Brown Lectures

Cell Surface Glycans as Cellular IDs
Dr. Laura Kiessling
Department of Chemistry, MIT
November 3, 2017