An interesting, diverse, yet cool lineup again that UB has set up for the Distinguished Speakers Series starting this Fall. Every year, UB puts out a recognizable lineup, which includes actors, singers, doctors, politicians, athletes and professionals in many areas. Tickets are available for the public.

According to WGRZ:

Laverne Cox, a transgender advocate and award-winning actress from "Orange is the New Black", will kick off the 29th annual series on September 16.


  • Sept. 16: Laverne Cox
  • Oct. 14: Liz Murray (UB Reads Author)
  • Nov. 18: John Legend (Undergraduate Student Choice Speaker)
  • Feb. 11: Charles Ogletree  (40th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration keynote speaker)
  • April 6: Siddhartha Mukherjee,
  • April 27: Kevin Spacey (Student Choice)

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