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October 27, 2000


UW-River Falls Sets Senior Outreach Studies

From medical issues to historical times, area seniors will have a full range of lectures to attend during the next session of Senior Outreach Studies at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

The series is open to all area seniors, age 55 and older. Classes will be held in the Presidents Room in the Hagestad Student Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Each class consists of a presentation, coffee break and a discussion period.

The Tuesday classes are titled "A Morning With a Professor" and will be taught by UW-RF faculty members. Here is a listing of dates, presenters and topics:

Oct. 24, Chemistry Professor David Rusterholz will present "A Brief History of Pharmacology."

Oct. 31: Biology Professor Karen Klyczek will talk about "Viruses: Emerging Diseases and Treatment."

Nov. 7: Economics Professor Pascal Ngoboka will speak on "Medicare and MORE SENIORS - PAGE 2 Social Security: An Assessment of the Proposed Reforms."

Nov. 14: Plant science Professor Lanny Neel will present "Kenya Reflections."

The Thursday classes are titled "A Look at the Past." Dates, presenters, and topics are:

Oct. 26: Geology Professor Michael Middleton will discuss "Geologic Time: How Old is the Earth?"

Nov. 2: Emeriti Sociology Professor Nancy Parlin will speak about "Modern Archeological Digs."

Nov. 9: Anthropology Professor Ed Robins will talk on "A Scientific View of Human Development."

Nov 16: Middleton will discuss "Dinosaurs: A Renaissance in Our Understanding."

Senior Outreach members will receive information in the mail. Other interested seniors may call 715/425-3256 or 1-800-228-5607 for information on course fees and registration.


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