Academy for Seniors 2010-2011 Series

Augustana Academy for SeniorsThe Augustana Academy for Seniors organized a successful 2010-2011 year.

 

Fall 2010 Series: Bioethics and Medicine 

September 23 • THURSDAY (No Chapel this day)
"Demystifying the stem cell"David Pearce
David Pearce, Ph.D.,V.P. of Research at Sanford Research/USD
and Director of the Children’s Health Research Center

 audio of Dr David Pearce and Dr Jill Weimer presentation (20 Mb)

 

 

Jill WeimerJill Weimer, Ph.D., Assistant Scientist in the Children’s Health
Research Center at Sanford Research

 audio of Dr David Pearce and Dr Jill Weimer presentation (20 Mb)

 

 

October 20 • WEDNESDAY
 Karla Abbott“The Need for Medical Marijuana”
Dr. LuAnn Eidsness, Sanford Health

 audio of Dr. LuAnn Eidsness and Sgt. Ryan Mechaley presentation (20 Mb)

 

 

 Sgt. Ryan Mechaley“The Legal Ramifications of Legalized Marijuana”
Sgt. Ryan Mechaley, Drug Recognition Expert, South Dakota Highway Patrol

audio of Dr. LuAnn Eidsness and Sgt. Ryan Mechaley presentation (20 Mb)
 

 

 

November 17 • WEDNESDAY
Pastor Andrew Burnett“Ethics in Medical Research: Stem Cells in Context”
Rev. Andrew Burnett, Ph.D., Medical Ethicist, Sanford Health

 audio for Dr. Andrew Burnett (22 Mb)

PowerPoint for Dr. Andrew Burnett (as ppt, 2 Mb)
PowerPoint for Dr. Andrew Burnett (as pdf, 1 MB)

 

Spring 2011 Series: Shining a Light on Liberal Arts Education

February 16 • WEDNESDAY
President Rob Oliver
“Augustana Like Always — Augustana Like Never Before”
Robert C. Oliver, President, Augustana College

audio of President Rob Oliver presentation (26 Mb) 


 

March 16 • WEDNESDAY
Dr. Peter Schotten
“Higher Education — Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
Dr. Peter Schotten, Professor of Government and
International Affairs/Political Science, Augustana College

audio of Peter Schotten presentation (13 Mb) 

 

April 20 • WEDNESDAY
Dr. Reynold Nesiba
“Service-Learning at Augustana College”
Dr. Reynold Nesiba, Associate Professor of Economics,
Augustana College
   with Service -Learning projects presented by
  Dr. Craig Spencer (Biology) working with student Luke Lynass, and
  Dr. Martha Gregg (Math) working with student LeAnn Severson (junior .math/secondary education major from Brandon, SD)
audio of presentation (18 Mb);  Powerpoint of the project presentation of Martha Gregg and LeAnn Severaon

 

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