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Seniors' Alumni Learning for Life Program

The Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program provides exclusive opportunities to explore new ideas, and hear from professors, researchers and fellow alumni who are innovators in their field. Engage in lively discussion with others who share your love of learning.

Spring 2019 Session

Registration is now open for the Spring 2019 session of the Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program! This exciting program of seven sessions is for seniors 60-plus and is open to alumni and friends of the University of Manitoba. Register now.

  • Wednesday afternoons from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Runs April 10 until May 29

April 10

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Knowledge Translation from the Lab to the Public

Presenter: Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, Professor, Kinesiology & Recreation Management

April 17

The Power of Big Data for Chronic Disease Surveillance

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Lix Professor & Acting Associate Head| Department of Community Health Sciences, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Methods for Electronic Health Data Quality, Director, Data Science Platform, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

April 24

Cracking Open the Door of the Vault: Treasures in the University of Manitoba’s Rare Book Room

Presenter: Dr. Shelley Sweeney, University Archivist, Head of Archives & Special Collections

May 1

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Current State of Knowledge and Current Controversies in the Field

Presenter: Dr. Tracie Afifi, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba, Associate Editor, Child Abuse & Neglect, Royal Society of Canada Inducted College Member

May 9

The Science, Business and Politics of Climate Change

Presenter: Dr. Hersh Shefrin, Distinguished Alumni Award Lifetime Achievement Recipient

May 15

Assisted Death Law – How Does Canada Compare?

Presenter:  Dr. Mary Sharif, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law

May 22

NCTR

Presenter: Ry Moran, Director of the National Research Centre for Truth & Reconciliation

 

Questions?

If you have any questions, please call Alumni Relations at 204-474-9946 or email alumni@umanitoba.ca.

 

See what others are saying about the latest Fall session here.

 

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