Lourdes offers new online Lifelong Learning courses

. April 10, 2020.
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A deeper understanding of Islam, sustainable energy sources and more are some of the subjects that members of Lourdes University’s Lifelong Learning Program can learn more about via their upcoming online courses.

In response to COVID-19, all in-person classes and lectures being offered by the program have been indefinitely postponed. However, members of Lifelong Learning can still take advantage of a wide variety of lectures being presented online via Zoom. 

To learn more about the Lifelong Learning Program or to sign up to attend these courses, visit the Lourdes Lifelong Learning website.

Among the upcoming events:

TUESDAY, 4.14

How Behavioral Science Can Lower Your Energy Bill
Noon-1pm
Alex Laskey leads a TED Talk about how understanding human behavior can lead to smaller energy costs.

Music and the Law: Tragedy
3:30-5pm
The darker side of depictions of the law on stage will be explored

MONDAY, 4.20

A Basic Understanding of Islam
10:30am-noon
The commonalities and connections between Islam, Judaism and Christianity will be the focus of this lesson.

THURSDAY, 4.23 & 4.30

Energy In and Energy Out
10:30am-noon
The history of humanity’s use of energy and the changing face of energy resources today will be discussed in this two-week course.

MONDAY, 4.27

Women’s Rights in Islam
10:30am-noon
What are some of the biggest misconceptions about women’s rights in Islam, and what does the Quran preach about women within the religion?

THURSDAY, 5.7 & 5.14

United Nations Sustainability Goals
10:30am-noon
An examination of 17 goals adopted by the UN to end poverty and protect the planet will be discussed and analyzed during this two-week course.

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