Associate Alumnae of Douglass College Lectures

L’Hommedieu Visiting Lecturer Series

The Frances B. L’Hommedieu Visiting Lecturer Series annually brings a distinguished individual to campus to meet with students and faculty during the day and to deliver a free public lecture in the evening. The lecture series began in 1984 through the bequest of Frances Bradley L’Hommedieu, a 1926 graduate. The L’Hommedieu Visiting Lecture Program featuring Jane Goodall received the Rutgers University Alumni Relations Ernest E. McMahon Award for Program Excellence.

Zagoren Lecture

The annual Zagoren Lecture brings an accomplished Douglass alumna to campus for a day of discussions with students and an evening lecture at the Douglass College Center. This lecture is free and open to the public and honors Adelaide Marcus Zagoren ’40, former executive director of the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College. Recent lecturers have included Cathy Cavender ’79, editor-in-chief of Diversion Magazine, scientist Terrie Williams ’76, named one of the 50 Most Important Women in Science by Discover Magazine, photojournalist Diane LeBow ’61, and Karen Irvine ’92, Bunting Alumna and president of Culinary Communications.