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Fall 2019 Sessions
FALL 2019 SESSION
Registration will open in July for the Fall 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.
- Thursday mornings from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
- Runs September 12 until October 31
Presenter: Dr. Cheryl Glazebrook, Acting Associate Dean, Research, Kinesiology & Recreation Management
The Challenges of Polling: Thoughts on the 2019 Canadian Federal Election
Presenter: Dr. Christopher Adams, Rector, St. Paul’s College
Presenter: Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum, PhD, FAHA, FIACS, FISHR, FFGTB, FCAHS Canada Research Chair in Molecular Cardiology, Director, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre Head, Division of Cardiovascular Science and Disease, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation
Presenter: Dr. Erwin Huebner, Professor Emeritus Department of Biological Sciences and “Artist in Residence” School of Art, University of Manitoba
Senior’s Mental Health
Presenter: Dr. Dan Chateau, Research Scientist, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP), Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences
What is musicology and what can it teach us about Louis Riel?
Presenter: Dr. Colette Simonot-Maiello, Desautels Faculty of Music
Presenter: Dr. Marcia Anderson, Assistant Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences and Internal MedicineExecutive Director, Indigenous Academic Affairs Ongomiizwin Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing
Recent Alumni Stories
Decorated alumnus Norman Waldron “Wally” Fox-Decent [BA (Hons)/59, MA/71], who excelled in three careers—as a political science professor, naval commander, and labour mediator—died in Montreal on Sept. 5
At the university’s upcoming 52nd Fall Convocation ceremonies, held Oct. 15-17 and Nov. 7, four remarkable individuals will be awarded honorary degrees