KU is bringing Mini College to Phoenix!
Calling all lifelong learners: Mini College offers adults with a thirst for learning the opportunity to rediscover the student experience. Come spend the weekend learning from some of KU's top faculty members and university leaders. The best part is that you'll get to connect with area Jayhawks and make new friends along the way! We've put together a wonderful program that is sure to entertain and enlighten. You will not want to miss this opportunity.
Cost is $350 per person/$600 per couple which includes all the lectures and meals.
Friday, February 1
|9:00-10:15||The 2nd Half of Life: For the Birds
Alumni Keynote: Charles Oldham
|10:30-12:00||Food, Fuel and Forests
Chris Brown, Professor of Environmental Studies
|12:00-1:30||Saint, Sinner, Service Learner: Lessons from a late 19th-Century Mexican Faith Healer and Beauty Queen, Teresa de Cabora
Lunch and Discussion with the Dean
|1:30-3:00||Use it or Lose it
Susan Kemper, Distinguished Professor of Psychology/Gerontology
|3:15-4:45||Lifestyle-based Treatments for Depression
Steve Ilardi, Professor of Psychology
|6:00||From Hope to Audacity: Obama 2008-2012
Dinner and Discussion w/ Robin Rowland, Professor of Communication Studies
Saturday, February 2
|9:00-10:15||Gift of Spider Woman: Native American Wearing Blankets
Alumni Keynote: Jerry Freund
|10:30-11:15|| Native American Rock Art
Peter Welsh, Professor of Museum Studies
|11:20-12:00||Collections: How we get them and why we keep them
Liz Kowalchuk, Associate Dean of the School of the Arts and Professor of Visual Art
*Following the farewell lunch, participants will be encouraged to head to the KU watch party site for the KU/OU basketball game.