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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

December Senior University Classes

December 14, 2020 — Tuesdays, December 1, December 8, & December 15 Medicare Basics Presented by Laurie Casas, Only Senior Options, laurie@Onlysenioroptions.com Whether you are new Medicare, getting ready to turn 65, or already enrolled in a Medicare health plan, you’ll need to make important decisions at enrollment time and then during AEP (Annual Enrollment period) each year.  Come... Read More

Senior University January 2021 Class Sneak Preview

December 14, 2020 — 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 Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4816003295?pwd=aXpEZEZLbVpsMFpydGZNUGYwZmNEdz09 Meeting ID: 481 600 3295 Passcode: 845170 Wednesday, January 6 (Re)Defining Masculinities: Where We’re Going/Where We’ve Been*... Read More

Senior University Visits University of California, Berkeley

October 8, 2020 — It’s time to go back to school and this week we are checking out the offerings at Berkeley. As in previous weeks, this is just a smattering of options that are available to you online for FREE! Be sure to explore all of UC, Berkeley’s online classes. The Science of Happiness Students will engage with... Read More

Senior University Goes to Georgetown

October 8, 2020 — Join Senior University at Georgetown University this week and take a look at the free online classes they offer. Here are just a few. The Business of Aging in the Longevity Economy The Business of Aging in the Longevity Economy will introduce you to the interdisciplinary field of aging, important concepts of senior living administration,... Read More

Senior University October ZOOM Classes

October 8, 2020 — Wednesdays, October 7 & October 21 Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction* Join Jesi Vega for this 6-week course from September 9 – November 18. In this class, you’ll work on one or more pieces of creative nonfiction, combining your own subject matter expertise with personal reflections and learned experience. Class time will consist of reading and... Read More

Senior University November ZOOM Class Sneak Preview

October 8, 2020 — Tuesdays, November 3, November 10, November 17, & November 24 Medicare Basics Presented by Laurie Casas, Only Senior Options, laurie@Onlysenioroptions.com Whether you are new to Medicare, getting ready to turn 65, or already enrolled in a Medicare health plan, you’ll need to make important decisions at enrollment time and then during AEP (Annual Enrollment period)... Read More

Senior University Presents Harvard’s Free Online Classes

September 4, 2020 — If you would like to attend any of these classes go to https://www.franketobeyjones.com/lifestyle/senior-university/online-learning-opportunities/ Lessons from Ebola: Preventing the Next Pandemic Religious Literacy: Traditions and Scriptures Modern Masterpieces of World Literature ChinaX Book Club: Five Authors, Five Books, Five Views of China Women Making History: Ten Objects, Many Stories Backyard Meteorology: The Science of Weather Beethoven’s... Read More

Senior University Goes to Yale

August 12, 2020 — Thanks to the open courses model, we can all now attend select classes at Yale – for free! I have curated a few classes below for your consideration, however, you may want to check out all of the classes offered here and choose one, or more, for yourself: https://oyc.yale.edu/courses. African American History: From Emancipation to the... Read More