Adventures in Lifelong Learning offers free lectures

2013-10-25T05:30:00Z Adventures in Lifelong Learning offers free lectures Journal Times
October 25, 2013 5:30 am

Adventures in Lifelong Learning provides an ongoing forum for seniors who have a mutual interest in intellectual stimulation and cultural enrichment. Those interested are welcome to an event as a guest to try out the group before joining.

ALL is affiliated with and meets at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, usually the first and third Mondays at 2 p.m. in Student Center Cinema, 900 Wood Road, Somers.

November lectures

• Nov. 4: “Sustainability at UW-Parkside.” David Rogers, assistant professor of biological sciences at UW-Parkside will discuss how ecological principles were incorporated into the campus design, with prairies and woodlands to be used in the natural sciences. He will also discuss the new majors, Environmental Studies and Ecology, and the development of the community garden. Rogers is a plant ecologist with expertise in the flora and natural history of the Great Lakes Region.

• Nov. 18: “The Blood Center of Wisconsin — 65 Years of Servicing the People of Wisconsin.” Gilbert C. White, executive vice president for Research at the Blood Center of Wisconsin, will discuss the history of BCW and its current mission and role in health care. White is a professor of medicine, pharmacology and biochemistry, and associate dean for research, at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

For more information, call the ALL office at (262) 595-2793 or go to keyword ALL.

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