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Seniors' Alumni Learning for Life Program - Fall 2016 Sessions

September 22, 2016

Memory & Aging: What’s Normal, What’s Not?
Dr. Colleen Millikin
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Health Psychology, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

September 29, 2016

What is All the Fuss About Gravitational Waves?
Dr. Adam Rogers [BSc(Hons)/04, PhD/12]
Research Associate, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science

October 6, 2016

Feeding the North
Dr. Shirley Thompson
Associate Professor, Natural Resources Institute

Please note there will not be a session on October 13, 2016 – see you in two weeks.

October 20, 2016

Lyrical Diction
Dr. Laura Loewen
Associate Professor, Desautels Faculty of Music

October 27, 2016

Iconic Moments in Canadian History
Dr. Adele Perry
Professor, Department of History, Faculty of Arts

November 24, 2016

Originally scheduled on November 10
The Lake Winnipeg Crisis

Dr. David Lobb
Professor, Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Senior Research Chair for the Watershed Systems Research Program (WSRP)

December 1, 2016

Originally scheduled on November 3
The Mysteries of Black Holes
Dr. Christopher O’Dea
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science

Questions? Please contact Lesley Lewis at or call 204-474-7519.

Here’s a few comments from past participants:

“A lot of interesting information which generates questions and critical thinking.”

“Well done – very informative! Thought provoking.”

“I loved every session.”

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