Senior College offers virtual education for ages 50+

Spring season begins March 16 and continues Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 29

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ALEXANDRIA — Senior College faculty will offer a variety of lectures via Zoom this spring on a variety of topics, from history, economics and political science to music, philosophy, biology and astronomy.

The spring season begins March 16 and continues Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 29. All lectures are held live from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Once registered, you will receive a link to join the program. With a single click, you are joining the group.

Participants can safely connect from any device with internet access that has audio — a computer, laptop, tablet or phone. Admission for the lecture series is by season membership only. A single registration fee covers all 14 lectures. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 1-888-234-1313, or visit

The 2021 lectures include: The Imperial Presidency Revisited, New and Pending Free Speech Cases, Minnesota Resources Commission: What It Is and Why It Matters, Studying the Beginning of the Universe from the Bottom of the World, Sustainable Solutions for Our Plastic Planet Predicament, Earth Day +50: The Legacy of the 1960s-1970s American Environmental Movement, Media Ownership and You, The Impact of the Election and the Pandemic on U.S. Foreign Policy, A New Moral Rubicon? Autonomous Weapons and Just War, Consciousness and the Natural World, Biological Curiosities Explained, The Preludes and Fugues of J. S. Bach, and The Playful Side of Engineering.


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