• Senior College Spring Season Begins March 15, 2022

    Feb 4, 2022 by Senior College   Updated: 03/08/22

    All Senior College lectures will be held live via ZOOM on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15-4:45pm. In the event in person sessions are possible, a hybrid of on-campus and live stream will be offered.

    Once registered, a link provides access to join the program.  With a single click, you are joining the group.  You can safely connect from ANY device with internet access that has audio – computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. 

    Senior College Spring Lecture Series

    All lectures will be held live via Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15-4:45pm. The season begins March 15 and continues through April 28.

    Admission for the lecture series is by season membership only.  A single registration fee of $110 covers all 14 lectures.  Registration is required.

    Senior College Spring 2022 Lectures

    • Surviving the Retail Apocalypse: Charting the Future of Retail in a Changing World, Paula Pentel, Geography/Urban Studies, University of Minnesota
    • Global Labor Markets: Why the Labor Shortage is Likely to Continue, Alfred Marcus, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
    • Forces Driving Inflation in the COVID Era, Kelly Hughes, Economics, Alexandria Technical and Community College
    • Coming of Age in Stressful Times: Young Adult Views of Politics, Civic Engagement and Public Service, Roger Rose, Political Science, University of Minnesota Morris
    • Don’t Corrupt the Youth! (Or Else!) – The Trial of Socrates, Jay Sieling, Philosophy, Alexandria Technical and Community College
    • The Favorable Economics of Solving the Climate Challenge, Jay Coggins, Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
    • Street Art, Graffiti, and Artistic Activism, Lisa Waldner, Sociology, University of St. Thomas
    • History of Vaccines – Debates and Controversies, Rachel Johnson, Biology, University of Minnesota Morris
    • Behind the Scenes of the U.S. Supreme Court, Tim Johnson, Political Science/Law School, University of Minnesota
    • Astrobiology without Biology: Will AI be Our Emissary or Our Bottleneck?, Noreen Herzfeld, Science and Religion, St. John’s University/College of St. Benedict
    • The Fateful Triad: The United States, China, and Russia, Tom Hanson, Diplomat in Residence, University of Minnesota Duluth
    • The Truth about Treaties: Why Treaties Matter in Minnesota, Katrina Philips, History, Macalester College
    • “Indians and Cowboys?” Rethinking the History of the American West, Derek Larson, History, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University
    • The Power of Unusual Collaborations, AnnMarie Thomas, Engineering/Entrepreneurship University of St. Thomas

    Once registered, a link provides access to join the program.  With a single click, you are joining the group.  You can safely connect from ANY device with internet access that has audio – computer, laptop, iPad, phone.      

    For more information or to register, please call 320-762-4510 or 888-234-1313 or click the link below:

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