Virtual Learning for Life Program
This fall, Virtual Learning for Life returns! Join us online for weekly lectures. The program is free for all UM alumni and friends thanks to the generous sponsorship of our affinity partner, iA Financial Group.
Fall 2020 - Registration now open
Join us online for weekly lectures from UM experts on a variety of topics.
Lectures will be presented live from 1– 2 PM CT each Wednesday. We’ll explore health, infectious disease, anthropology and more. Explore new ideas, hear about innovative research happening right here in Manitoba, and engage in online discussion with your peers.
October 14 - Dr. Leisha Strachan
Challenges are made for the winner: Exploring positive youth development through sport.
October 21 - Dr. Kjell Anderson
The dilemma of Dominic Ongwen: A former child soldier on trial at the international criminal court
October 28 - Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum
How to mend a broken heart
November 4 - Dr. Verena Menec
Social isolation and loneliness: Why are they a public health risk? What are possible solutions?
November 18 - Dr. Keith Fowke
Research on preventing infectious diseases: studies from HIV and COVID-19.
November 25 - Dr. Lara Rosenoff Gauvin
How to teach about a global pandemic during a global pandemic: fluxus and responsive teaching with "Anthropology now: COVID-19."
December 2 - Dr. Jayanne English
Cosmos and canvas: Using art to reveal science in astronomy public outreach images.
December 9 - Dr. Carla Taylor