Senior Outreach

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

October 6, 1997

Senior Outreach Studies Announced at UW-RF

Class offerings for Session II of Senior Outreach Studies have been announced for UW-River Falls.

Classes are held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for four weeks beginning Oct. 21 and Oct. 23.

The Tuesday class is "Morning With a Professor," where faculty members make presentations within their area of expertise and interest. Presenters and their topics are as follows:

  • Oct. 21, "Labels Don't Lie, or Do They?" by Faye Perkins, department of health and human performance;

  • Oct. 28, "Adulthood in the Next Millennium" by Brad Caskey, department of Psychology;

  • Nov. 4, "The Legacy of the Economic Theories of John Maynard Keynes" by John Walker, department of economics;

  • Nov. 11, "Lichens: More Than Caribou Food," by Donald Petzold, department of geography.

  • The Thursday class is a four-session presentation on"Creative Writing," led by Ruby Jankus, a graduate of the College of St. Catherine and the University of Minnesota. Class members will study the basics of creative writing and will try their hand writing poetry and short fiction.

    Each class consists of a presentation, a coffee break and a discussion period and are held in Room 137-138 in Rodli Commons on the UW-RF campus. Senior Outreach Studies are open to all area seniors, 55 years of age or older.

    Senior Outreach members will receive information through the mail. For more information, contact the Office of Continuing Education Extension at 715/425-3256 or 1-800-228-5607.

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