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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Classes & Events

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/lifelonglearners/calendar.html

JUNE

June 13, 2-4 p.m. — The Aging Eye

Presenter: Dr. Nataliya Danylkova, ophthalmologist
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Wickersham Health Campus (Mankato Clinic), 1421 Premier Drive, Mankato, MN

June 14, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions:  Prospects For Afghanistan and Pakistan

Presenter: Bill Davnie
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

June 19, 9:30 a.m. — Mankato Area Lifelong Learners:   Annual Meeting

Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

June 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m. — Floatation Therapy

Presenter: Tricia Frederick—Owner of Inner Vitality
Sponsor: Tricia Nienow
Location: Inner Vitality, 301 Madison Ave, Suite 305, Mankato

Thursday, June 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. — The Ku Klux Klan in Minnesota

Presenter: Elizabeth Dorsey Hatle—Author, H. S. history teacher
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location and Co-Sponsor: Blue Earth Historical Society, Blue Earth River Rm., 415 Cherry St, Mankato. (Enter from Warren Street.)

JULY

Monday,  July 10,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Willow Brook Senior Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail

Wednesday, July 12, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions: Saudi Arabia in Transition

Presenter: Henry Berman
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Thursday, July 13, 6-8 p.m.—The Orphan Train Destination: Minnesota

Presenter: Renee Wendinger— Historical researcher, essayist, author
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday,  July 17,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Willow Brook Senior Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail

Thursday, July 20, 6-8 p.m.— Mluvime Cesky (We're talking Czech)

Presenters: Alexa Turgeon— Miss Czech Slovak Minnesota 2016,
Carlienne Frisch— Lifelong Learner & inveterate traveler
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday,  July 24,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Willow Brook Senior Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail

Friday, July 28, 1-4 p.m.—Philosophy at the Movies: North Country

Presenter Ron Yezzi—Retired Philosophy Professor
Sponsor: Ron Yezzi
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday,  July 31,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Willow Brook Senior Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail

AUGUST

Friday, August 4, 1-4 p.m.—Philosophy at the Movies: Dead Man Walking

Presenter Ron Yezzi—Retired Philosophy Professor
Sponsor: Ron Yezzi
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Saturday, August 5, 2-4 p.m.—Nobel Preview: Reproductive Technologies: How Far Do We Go?

Presenter: Yurie Hong— Professor of Classics, 2017 Conference Chair or
Lisa Heldke--Professor of Philosophy, Nobel Conf. Director
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday,  August 7,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Wednesday, August 9, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions: The Future of Europe

Presenter: Tom Hanson
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday,  August 14,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Tuesday, August 15, 2:30-4:30 p.m.—Compassionate Communities for End of Life Care

Presenter: Mary Ann Boe—Executive Director
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday,  August 21,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday,  August 28,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Tuesday, August 29, 2-4 p.m.—Watershed Basics

Presenters: Paul Davis (MPCA), Brooke Hacker (DNR), Jon Lore (DNR), and Kimberly Musser (MSU)
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

SEPTEMBER

Monday,  September 11,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Wednesday, September 13, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions: Conflict in the South China Sea

Presenter: Chuck Woodbury
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Thursday, September 14, 2-4 p.m.—A Tour of Jones Metals

Presenter: Sarah Richards—Company CEO
Sponsor: Tim Sutton
Location: Jones Metals, 3201 Third Ave., Mankato

Friday, September 15, 2-4 p.m.—The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Presenter: Steven Kipp—MSU Professor of Astronomy
Sponsor: David Allan
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday,  September 18,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday,  September 25,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Tuesday, September 26, 2-4 p.m.—The New Intervention Target in Schizophrenia: Rationale, Outcomes, and Implications for Us All

Presenter: Tasha Nienow, Ph.D.—Clinical Psychologist at Minneapolis VA & Assistant in Dept. of Psychiatry at U of M
Sponsor: Tricia Nienow
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

OCTOBER

Monday,  October 2,  2-4 p.m.—The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

DVD instructor: Dr. Kenneth W. Harl-Prof. Classical and Byzantine History-Tulane University
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Tuesday, October 3, 8:30 a.m. — Nobel Conference 53:  Reproductive Technology: How Far Do We Go?

Location: Gustavus Adophus College, St. Peter

Wednesday, October 4, 8:30 a.m. — Nobel Conference 53:  Reproductive Technology: How Far Do We Go?

Location: Gustavus Adophus College, St. Peter

Wednesday, October 11, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions: Trade and Politics

Presenter:
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

NOVEMBER

Wednesday, November 8, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions: U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum

Presenter: Bill Christ
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

 

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