Instructors Eric Nelson and Tex Hawkins led the Winona Spring Birds class during summer session 2013. Field trips were held at the Trempealeau Wildlife Refuge, Prairie Island Park and Aghaming Park.

Instructors Eric Nelson and Tex Hawkins led the Winona Spring Birds class during summer session 2013. Field trips were held at the Trempealeau Wildlife Refuge, Prairie Island Park and Aghaming Park.

Winona State University Senior University will offer a diverse slate of classes next fall and spring 2014.

Classes will include:

  • “Life in Running Waters: River and Stream Biology in the Midwest US,” with instructor William Richardson, 10 a.m.-Noon Thursdays, Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26;
  • “Music of Countries and Cultures,” with instructor Ruth Bures, 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 and 26, Oct. 17, and Nov. 7;
  • “Four Actresses of French Cinema,” with instructor Jeanine Black, 2-4:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28;
  • “Classic Greek Drama,” with instructor Emilio DeGrazia, 3-4:30 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25, and Dec. 2;
  • “The Short, Wild and Woolly History of the English Language,” with instructor David Marshall, 2-4 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27, and March 6;
  • “Making Sense of Modern Art,” with instructor Dominic Ricciotti 1-3 p.m. Mondays, March 10, 17, 24 and 31 with an optional field trip;
  • “The Sex Life of Trees: Five Spring Field Trips,” with instructor Carol Jefferson, 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, March 19, April 2, 16 and 30, and May 13; and
  • “History of the Vietnam War,” with instructor Tomas Tolvaisas.

View the Retiree Center website for more details at www.winona.edu/retiree.

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