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Senior University June Classes and Zoom Links

May 27, 2021 — Wednesday, June 2 From the Crater to the Courtroom Learn about the history of volcano hazard management in Washington State, and go to the summit of Rainier to explore the largest subterranean ice cave network in the world. 11:00 am, Zoom Lecture Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4466409145?pwd=MlZGbHcvUUxQbTdLSHZBUktUa1VrUT09 Meeting ID: 446 640 9145 Passcode: 5GebTV Wednesday, June... Read More

Senior University July Class Sneak Preview

May 27, 2021 — Thursday, July 1 Science of Covid-19 Part II: Testing and Vaccines In this second lecture in a 2-part series, we will learn about the molecular biological basis of testing for SARS CoV2 and the limitations of different kinds of tests. We will also learn about the nature of the vaccines against COVID 19 and we... Read More

Senior University May 2021 Class Schedule

May 6, 2021 — Wednesdays, May 5, May 12, May 19, & May 26 The Personal Essay: Food, Family, Travel* This 8-week class, running April 7 – May 26, will cover techniques for writing the personal narrative essay with a thematic focus on food, family and travel.  Registration is required for this class.  Please register with Jana at 253-756-6219... Read More

Senior University June 2021 Class Sneak Preview

May 6, 2021 — Wednesday, June 2 From the Crater to the Courtroom Learn about the history of volcano hazard management in Washington State, and go to the summit of Rainier to explore the largest subterranean ice cave network in the world. 11:00 am, Zoom Lecture Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4466409145?pwd=MlZGbHcvUUxQbTdLSHZBUktUa1VrUT09 Meeting ID: 446 640 9145 Passcode: 5GebTV Wednesday, June... Read More

Senior University April Classes and Zoom Links

March 31, 2021 — Thursdays, April 1, April 8, April 15, & April 22 Improv! Come play and create with improvisation! We will use fun games and activities to explore fundamental improv skills including accepting offers, character work, building ensemble and saying yes to yourself! Improv helps build self-confidence and creativity! This is a four-class series, with each class... Read More

Senior University March Classes and Zoom Links

March 5, 2021 — Mondays, March 8, March 15, March 22, & March 29 Music and Movement Series Music and Movement involves gentle participatory movement activities supported by music, as well as rhythm and vocal activities. Have a scarf and music shaker ready to engage in the mood or energy of the music. Music and Movement is a four-class... Read More

Senior University April Class Sneak Preview and Zoom Links

March 5, 2021 — Thursday, April 1 The Lady Lex Lights Up Tacoma Learn the story of how the USS Lexington kept the lights on in Tacoma in 1929 after a severe drought left little water behind Tacoma City Light’s two power dams. It is a fascinating story of good intentions, bureaucracy, city rivalry, politics, improvisational problem solving and... Read More

Senior University February Class Schedule

February 10, 2021 — Wednesday, February 3 African-American Culture and Consciousness* After viewing “Songs of Joy & Celebration,” Dr. Luther Adams will lead a discussion. 2:00 pm, Zoom Register in advance for this meeting: https://washington.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrfuyuqD8pE9dJ4AMFvFdrvKbgwl0QQr1S  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Mondays, February 8, February15, & February 22 Poetry Writing Exploration*... Read More

Senior University March Class Sneak Preview

February 10, 2021 — Mondays, March 1, March 8, March 15, & March 22 Music and Movement Series Music and Movement involves gentle participatory movement activities supported by music, as well as rhythm and vocal activities. Have a scarf and music shaker ready to engage in the mood or energy of the music. Music and Movement is a four-class... Read More

Senior University January Class Schedule

January 8, 2021 — Wednesday, January 6 (Re)Defining Masculinities: Where We’re Going/Where We’ve Been Dr. Alex Miller will provide a brief introduction to the field of Critical Masculinity Studies and an analysis of contemporary masculinities. 3:00 pm, Zoom / Wellness Center (You must RSVP to attend in the Wellness Center and seating is limited) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4816003295?pwd=aXpEZEZLbVpsMFpydGZNUGYwZmNEdz09 Meeting... Read More

Senior University February Class Sneak Preview

January 8, 2021 — Wednesday, February 3 African-American Culture and Consciousness After viewing “Songs of Joy & Celebration,” Dr. Luther Adams will lead a discussion. 2:00 pm, Zoom / Wellness Center (You must RSVP to attend in the Wellness Center and seating is limited) Register in advance for this meeting: https://washington.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrfuyuqD8pE9dJ4AMFvFdrvKbgwl0QQr1S  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email... Read More

Senior University Visits University of Adelaide

December 14, 2020 — Senior University brings you some interesting online classes being offered by the University of Adelaide in Australia. There are a few courses below but be sure to check out their full lineup at https://www.edx.org/school/adelaidex World of Wine: From Grape to Glass Learn about the principles and practices of how grapes are grown and wine is made. Whether... Read More

Senior University Spotlights Science

December 14, 2020 — Where would be be without science? This week, Senior University encourages you to consider taking a science class at one of these online universities offering free, continued learning opportunities. A few classes have been curated for your perusal below but you can see the complete lineup of edX science course offerings at https://www.edx.org/course/subject/science. The Extremes of... Read More