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UAS to Offer Lifelong Learning Series "Air, Land, and Sea in Southeast Alaska," March 2008

The lecture series will feature lecturers Doug Wahto, Jim Geraghty, and Annette Smith.

Juneau, Alaska

Date of Press Release: February 28, 2008

Lifelong Learning  

The University of Alaska Southeast is taking registrations for a March series of lectures and computer courses for learners age 50 and over. The cost of the Lifelong Learning Series is nominal.

The lecture series Air, Land and Sea in Southeast Alaska is scheduled for Fridays, 1-3 p.m. March 7, 14 and 28. Retired Alaska Airlines pilot Doug Wahto will discuss how new training and technology is changing aviation, March 7, Glacier View Room.  Historian Jim Geraghty will give a presentation on the history of mining in Southeast Alaska followed by questions and answers,  March 14, Henrickson Building, 206.  Juneau diver Annette Smith will tell the stories of the shipwrecks Princess Sophia and Princess Kathleen March 28, Glacier View Room. Cost is $10 per lecture or $25 for all three.

The computer series includes a basic computer course and a special course on Google earth and the regional environment. Alice Sollie is teaching Basic Computer: an introduction to internet, email and word processing computer skills March 7 and 14, 9:30 a.m.-12 Noon, Whitehead Building. 102.  Retired Juneau Douglas High School teacher Clay Good will take students on a Google Earth flight over Southeast Alaska in The Environment and Southeast Alaska, March 28, 9:30 a.m.-12 Noon, Whitehead Building. 210. Cost is $30 for Basic Computer or $20 for The Environment and Southeast Alaska or $45 for both courses.

Press Release Contact

Heather Hadley
UAS Provost Office
(907) 796-6147