‘Show Me LLI:’ Lifelong learning at WUSTL

WUSTL’s Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) will host an information session titled “Show Me LLI” for prospective students at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at West Campus. The event, free and open to senior adults ages 55 and older, will feature an orientation followed by several sample classes.

University College hosts fall Preview Night Aug. 11

University College — the adult, evening and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis — will host a Preview Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, in Holmes Lounge in Ridgley Hall on the university’s Danforth Campus. Preview Night will feature speakers who will discuss class and program offerings, admissions requirements and financial aid.

University College hosts ‘Food For Thought’ reception for prospective MLA students Aug. 4

WUSTL’s University College in Arts & Sciences will host a reception titled “Food For Thought” for prospective students of the Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Jimmy’s on the Park in Clayton, Mo. The evening’s topic will be “Why Shakespeare Matters.” At the event, prospective students can meet faculty, staff and students from University College and learn about the MLA program.

Saturday Science focuses on Nobel laureates in physics

WUSTL physics professors will explore “Nobel Laureates Whom We Have Known: Scientists and Citizens” during the 2011 Saturday Science seminar series. The 2011 Saturday Science seminar series — sponsored by the Department of Physics and University College, both in Arts & Sciences — begins Saturday, April 16. The lectures are free and tailored for the general public.

University College to host ‘Journalism in the Digital Age’ April 7

University College, the continuing education and professional studies division in Arts & Sciences at WUSTL, will host a panel discussion titled “Journalism in the Digital Age: Anything Goes?” at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the Danforth University Center, Room 234. The panel discussion is free and open to the public.

Free Saturday seminar series addresses ‘Value of Justice’

WUSTL will host a free Saturday Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) Seminar Series in February titled “The Value of Justice.” The annual seminar series features WUSTL experts from the areas of philosophy, social work, political science and anthropology to address one of the most enduring concepts in social, religious, ethical and political thinking: the idea of justice.

Previewing University College

Robert Wiltenburg, PhD (right), dean of University College, speaks with Alicia Mack at University College Preview Night Dec. 9 in Holmes Lounge. University College — Washington University’s adult, evening and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences — hosted a preview night to provide community members with information about University College classes, programs, admissions requirements and financial aid.

Speaking on sports’ future

Gerald L. Early, PhD (left), the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in Arts & Sciences, discusses the popularity of boxing at “The Future of Sports” panel discussion Nov. 29 in Graham Chapel, while fellow panelists, which included Bob Costas (right), primetime host of NBC’s coverage of the Olympic Games and NBC’s Football Night in America studio show, listen. More than 650 people attended the panel, which was hosted by University College in Arts & Sciences.

University College to host spring Preview Night Dec. 9

University College — the adult, evening and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis — will host a Preview Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in Holmes Lounge in Ridgley Hall. Preview Night features speakers who will discuss class and program offerings, admissions requirements and financial aid. Spring semester classes at University College start Jan. 18, 2011.