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Seniors Student Program Offers Second Session

September 30, 1998


UW-River Falls will offer two series of classes Senior Outreach Studies: “Morning With a Professor” on Tuesday mornings and “A Visit With Area Authors” on Thursday mornings.

The classes, open to all area seniors age 55 or over, will be held in Rooms 137-138 Rodli Commons from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Each session consists of a presentation, a coffee break and a discussion period.

The Tuesday class, “Morning With a Professor,” will be held on four Tuesdays beginning Oct. 20. The four Thursday classes, “A Visit With Area Authors,” will begin Oct. 22.

The Tuesday dates, topics and presenters are:

October 20: “Our Place in the Shrinking World: An Anthropological Outlook,” Professor Ed Robins, department of sociology.

October 27: “Generational Politics in America in the 21st Century,” Professor David Schultz, department of political science

November 3: “Kenya: A Geographical Perspective,” Professor Charles Rader, department of geography.

November 10: “The Implications of Social Security Reform-Winners and Losers,” Professor Pascal Ngoboka, economics department.

The Thursday dates, book names and author/presenters are:

Oct. 22: “Dakota Memory” by Jerry Halvorson, UW-River Falls.

Oct. 29: “Trail of Darkness” by Karen (Carn) Jenson, River Falls.

Nov. 5: “Behind Barbed Wire” (German WWII prisoners), and

“Steamboats on the St. Croix,” by Anita Buck, Stillwater, Minn.

Nov. 12: “Haunted Wisconsin,” “Haunted Heartland,” and “Haunted America” by Michael Norman, UW-River Falls professor.

SOS member will receive class information in the mail. Parking permits will be issued at the first class meeting. Others who are interested may call the Office of Continuing Education Extension at 715/425-3256 or 888-228-5607 for information about class fees and registration.


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