Senior College Fall Season begins September 13

Jul 18, 2022 | 1:57 PM
The Fall 2022 Season begins Tuesday, September 13 and continues Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-4:45 pm, through October 27. All lectures are currently planned to be held live via Zoom.

College-level scholars from around Minnesota will provide provocative lectures on a variety of topics – from history and political science to economics, geography and biology (see this season’s line-up below). 

The Fall 2022 Season begins Tuesday, September 13 and continues Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-4:45 pm, through October 27. All lectures are currently planned to be held live via Zoom. In the event in person sessions are possible, a hybrid of on-campus and live stream will be offered.

Once registered, a link provides access to join the program. With a single click, you are joining the group. You can safely connect from ANY device with internet access that has audio – computer, laptop, iPad, or smartphone. 

Admission for the lecture series is by season membership only.  A single registration fee of $125 covers the entire lecture series.  Registration is required. For more information or to register, please contact the Customized Training Center at 762-4510 or 888-234-1313 or register using the link below:

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Senior College Fall 2022 Lectures

  • How Do We Know What We Know?- Jay Sieling, Liberal Arts, Alexandria College
  • The Weird, Wonderful World of Wild Bees - Daniel Cariveau, Entomology, University of Minnesota
  • Aging in Place: Sustainable Urban Planning- Matt Lindstrom, Political Science, College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University
  • The State of the Economy - Louis Johnston, Economics, College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University
  • Wastewater 101: Processes, Innovations, and Things You Did Not Know You Needed to Know - Paula Pentel, Geography, University of Minnesota
  • Unmaking the Mississippi - Roopali Phadke, Environmental Studies, Macalester College
  • The Christian Nationalism of Hitler and the Nazis - Michael Lackey, English, University of Minnesota Morris
  • The Horror of the Putin Revolution - Nick Hayes, History, College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University
  • Foreign Affairs Update - Thomas Hanson, Diplomat in Residence, University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Can We Learn Anything from History: Reflections on the American Experience in Afghanistan - Ken Jones, History, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University
  • The Last Ice Age in Minnesota and Upper Midwest - Keith Brugger, Geology, University of Minnesota Morris
  • Sleep Health Across the Lifespan - J. Roxanne Prichard, Neuroscience/Psychology, University of St. Thomas
  • Music & Migration: A World of Music in Minnesota - Allison Adrian, Music, College of St. Catherine
  • The Beauty of Photosynthesis - Van Gooch, Biology, University of Minnesota Morris

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