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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.

Winter 2020

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

February 12

TOPIC: Mapping Historic Manitoba
Presenter: Dr. Gordon Goldsborough, Associate Professor,  Department of Biological Sciences

February 26

TOPIC: Tick Talk
Presenter: Dr. Kateryn Rochon, Associate Professor, Veterinary Entomology

March 4

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

March 11

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 

Spring 2020

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

April 15

TOPIC: TBD
Presenter: Dr. Tina Chen, Department Head History, Professor, Faculty of Arts

April 22

TOPIC: TBD
Presenter: Dr. Suzanne Gagnon, Canada Life Chair in Leadership Education and Associate Professor, Director, James W. Burns Leadership Institute

April 29

TOPIC: History of Socialized Medicine
Presenter: Dr. Esyllt Jones, Dean of Studies, St. John’s College, Profesor, Faculty of Arts

May 6

TOPIC: TBD
Presenter: TBD

May 13

TOPIC: Weeding Out Fact From Fiction: Cannabis Use Among Seniors
Presenter: Dr. Lynda Balneaves, Associate Professor, College of Nursing

May 20

TOPIC: TBD
Presenter: TBD

May 27

TOPIC: TBD
Presenter: TBD

 

Questions?

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

 

 

 

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