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.
Registration is now open for the Winter 2020 session of the Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program! This exciting program of four sessions is for seniors 60-plus and is open to alumni and friends of the University of Manitoba.
- Wednesday mornings from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
- Runs February 12 until March 11
TOPIC: Mapping Historic Manitoba
Presenter: Dr. Gordon Goldsborough, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
TOPIC: Tick Talk
Presenter: Dr. Kateryn Rochon, Associate Professor, Veterinary Entomology
TOPIC: The Ins and Outs of Carbon in Our Environment
Presenter: Dr. Brian Amiro, Professor, Department of Soil Science,Program Chair, B.Sc. Agroecology, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
TOPIC: Mind Warriors: Using Contemplative Approaches for Optimal Health and Well-Being
Presenter: Dr. Michael Yellow Bird, Professor and Dean of Social Work
**Please note there is no session on February 19th
Registration is now open for the Spring 2020 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.
- Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
- Runs April 15 until May 27
Presenter: Dr. Tina Chen, Department Head History, Professor, Faculty of Arts
Presenter: Dr. Suzanne Gagnon, Canada Life Chair in Leadership Education and Associate Professor, Director, James W. Burns Leadership Institute
TOPIC: History of Socialized Medicine
Presenter: Dr. Esyllt Jones, Dean of Studies, St. John’s College, Profesor, Faculty of Arts
TOPIC: Weeding Out Fact From Fiction: Cannabis Use Among Seniors
Presenter: Dr. Lynda Balneaves, Associate Professor, College of Nursing
If you have any questions, please call Alumni Relations at 204-474-9946 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.