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Seniors' Alumni Learning for Life Program - Spring 2017 Sessions

March 29

Genealogy & DNA: Protecting Your Privacy
Dr. Louise Simard
Professor & Head, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

April 5

Technology for Enhancing Your Living
Dr. Ramanathan Sri Ranjan
Professor, Department of Biosystems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

April 12

No session for this date

April 19

Ticks and Myths
Dr. Kateryn Rochon
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

April 26

Hilary’s Pantsuits and Trudeau’s Hair: Gender and Politics in 2017
Dr. Andrea Rounce

Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies, Faculty of Arts

May 3

Do We Need to Worry About the ‘Trump’ Card? Manitoba & Canada’s Economic Outlook
Dr. Fletcher Baragar [MA/82]
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts

May 10

Eating Strategies for Living Well
Dr. Christina Lengyel
Associate Professor, Deparment of Human Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

May 17

Oil Wars: Winners and Losers for Health
Dr. Carla Taylor [BHEcol/84]
Professor, Department of Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences  

 

Questions? Please contact Denise Proulx denise.proulx@umanitoba.ca or call 204-474-7116.

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