Learning is ForEver (LIFE), a Pacific Lutheran University-affiliated program that offers educational seminars for active retirees, has announced it slate of spring classes that will begin in April and continue into June.
The classes are held at PLU locations for a fee of $15 per person, payable at the door. In addition to its relationship with the university, the program is affiliated with Road Scholar’s Lifelong Learning Network in the U.S. and Canada.
The upcoming lectures include:
- April 25, â€œMarbled Murrelet Malaise,â€ by author Maria Mudd Ruth, on the odd habits of a reclusive sea bird, 10:30 a.m.-12:30, Garfield Book Company.
- April 26, â€œRobotics in Surgery:Â Past, Present, and Future,â€ by Dr. Karen Nelson, 9-11 a.m. at Morken Center 103.
- May 10, â€œThe Economy of Renaissance Europe,â€ by Michael Halvorson,a PLU history professor, author and speaker, 10:30 a.m. at Garfield Book Company.
- May 25, â€œPrintmaking and Picasso’s Innovations,â€ by University of Puget Sound faculty member Janet Marcavage, 10:30 a.m. at Morken Center 103.
- June 1, â€œFrom the Congo to the Arctic: New Adventures with Becci Crowe,â€ artist and wildlife conservationist, 10:30 a.m. at Garfield Book Company.
- June 9, â€œAfrican Penguins on Robben Island,â€ by Charles Bergman, PLU English professor, writer and photographer. 10:30 a.m. at Garfield Book Company.
LIFE, affiliated with PLU since 2005, is a non-profit organization that advocates lifelong learning. Participants and members help set the curriculum.