classes, field trips, educational travel, lectures & special events

Previous Classes

These are classes that Senior College has offered in the past.

Summer Semester - June 2019

Scandal and Reform in the Modern Presidency
Strum that Ukelele
Broadway Musicals and Racial Overtones
Ghost Towns of Buffalo County
Introduction to Spray Paint Art

Spring Semester - March/April 2019

T'ai Chi
Understanding Art: And Now For the Rest of the Story
TED Talks
Butterfly Gardening/Butterflies and Moths of NE
The Yin and Yang of Life: Ways to Combat Hardening of the Attitudes
The Sixties
Global Climate Change
What Were We Thinking? Staging the Sixties
Let's Go To London (by Video)

Winterim - January/February 2019

Your City of Kearney Government
Rail Passenger Service: World War II to the Present
The Business of Kearney is Business
The Book of the Tile Club
Autograph Stories
The Sixties at 60 and My Antonia at 100!
The US Constitution at the Intersection of Church and State
Remember the 60's? Where Were You When...??

Fall Semester - 2018

T'ai Chi
Finding Your Ancestors
Journey Through the 19th Century with Nebraska's Artists
Everything You Wanted to Know About Volcanoes
Kearney's Industrial Base
TED Talks
Stem Cells - Known, Unknown and Promises

Summer Semester - June/July 2018

Hey, America! How's Your Democracy?
When Is The Right Time?
Fearless Watercolor Painting
The Rowe Experience
History of Olde Towne Keaney
Storytime in Instrumental Music Land

Spring Semester - March/April 2018

T'ai Chi
Nazi Germany
Inspecting the Continent
The History of the Atomic Bomb and Nuclear Power
Journey to the Edge of the Universe
The Boradway Musical
Controversy in the Visual Arts
The Unvanquished: Faulkner, Courage and Southern Shenanigans
New Frontiers: A Senior College Lecture Series
TED Talks

Winterim - January/February 2018

The Civil War: What You Never Learned in School
Senior Fraud - Update on Scams ..... freeeeee
Who Says So? How We Got What We Call Language
The Methuselah Tree
Can Free Markets Free People: The Role of Economics in Combating Human Trafficking
The Filthy Thirteen and From the Dustbowl to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
The Fish Course
Money In United States Elections
Pass It On: Making History Through Personal Stories

Fall 2017

Advances in Medicine
Journey Through the 19th Century with Nebraska's Artist Explorers
Finding "Mrs. Dalloway": 20th Century Love and War
Kearney's Industrial Base
Natural Hazards and Disasters
TED Talks

Summer 2017

Can He DO That? Donald Trump vs the Conventional Wisdom on Presidential Politics
Wondering About Art
Historical Churches in Kearney

Spring - March/April 2017

T'ai Chi
Drawing with Fun-damentals
The Holocaust
Enhancing the Aging Brain
Line Dancing
Myth and The Mystery Novel
Senior College TED Talks
Concerning the Spiritual in Art

Winterim - January/February 2017

Squeezing the Juice Out of Life's Third Trimester
The Methuselah Tree
Medical Screening - When to Stop & Sleep Apnea
Medicine on the Lewis and Clark Trail
A Look at the August 2017 Solar Eclipse
The Return of an Ancient Partner: Hemp
Whither American Democracy - or Wither American Democracy? Elections and the Qualities of Citizens

Fall 2016

T'ai Chi
The Bible as Literature: The Parables
Bad Decision Making: What You Get When You Mix Psychology and Economics
Line Dancing
The Oregon Trail: Following the Stones to Manifest Destiny
Trespassing Boundaries: Virginia Woolf's Short Fiction
Our Night Sky: An Introduction to Our Wonderful Universe
Places to Stay, Shop, Drink and Eat in Early Kearney
Let's Do Broadway
World War I: The Seminal Catastrophe of the 20th Century
Senior College TED Talks

Summer 2016

Gardening For A Lifetime
Drawing Basics
Have You Met MONA?
Politics, Policy and Sports in American Life

Spring 2016

T'ai Chi
Line Dancing
What Is the Story of Your Ancestors
Watercolor Painting
Modern Agriculture
The Bible as Literature
History of Numbers From Zero to Infinity
The Mystery Novel
Maps and Mapping - How We Know Where Stuff Is
Nature Journaling Workshop
Joy of Birdwatching

Winterim - January/February 2016

Alzheimer's - Facts, Follies and Future
An Archetype of Innocence
Ride the Rails with Richard - The Union Pacific Railroad
A House Divided - Party Polarization and Its Consequences
Bread As Easy As Pie
Nebraska Out Loud and In Your Face



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