Category: Adult Learning

UUC Zen Groups Online For Now

Until further notice, UUC’s Tuesday & Friday morning Zen Meditation & Study groups will meet online only, via Zoom. This is in response to heightened concerns related to COVID-19 and preferences of participants around...

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, September 1, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Knatvold room and via Zoom Topic: “Open Mic” We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring what is...

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Beloved Conversations Within

Register by August 31 Online program begins September 21 Beloved Conversations is a program for Unitarian Universalists seeking to embody racial justice as a spiritual practice. In Beloved Conversations, we are here to heal...

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UUC Summer Read

Building Community by Reading the Same Book Sponsored by UUC’s Antiracism Study Group As part of UUC’s discernment process about what it means to be an antiracist congregation, UUC’s Antiracism Study Group is offering...

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, August 4, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Knatvold room and via Zoom Topic: “Open Mic” We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring what is...

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Zen Meditation Commuter Retreat at UUC

Thursday evening, July 29–Sunday noon, August 1 This summer, we are all practicing with the re-emerging experience of presence to and with one another. The Zen Practice Groups of University Unitarian Church  (UUC) and...

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, July 7, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Knatvold room and via Zoom Topic: “Open Mic” We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring what is...

Cover of Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker, PhD

Science Book Group

Tuesday, June 22, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will finish our discussion of Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker, 2018. Viv Ilo will facilitate. (Thanks, Viv Ilo!)...

Presentation on Senior Housing Options

Saturday, June 19, 1:00–3:00 p.m. via Zoom or in Nathan Johnson Hall Knatvold (at UUC) Wise Women Connecting (WWC), UUC’s group for people who identify as women and are over 60 and/or retired, will...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, June 8, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the first half of Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker, 2018, 368 pages. Viv Ilo will facilitate....

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, June 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom and in-person at UUC Topic:  Great Decisions 2021 Chapter 2: The Future of Persian Gulf Security The Persian Gulf remains tense as the rivalry between the regional...

Cover of Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Century by Scott L. Montgomery and Thomas Graham Jr.

Science Book Group

Tuesday, May 25, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the second half of Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Century by Scott L. Montgomery and Thomas Graham, Jr.,...

A steelworker in a protective suit checks the temperature of molten metal in furnace at the TMK Ipsco Koppel plant in Koppel, Pennsylvania on March 9, 2018.

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, May 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic:  Great Decisions 2021 Chapter 8: The End of Globalization? As the United States enters another election season, the merits and drawbacks of globalization are again being...

Cover of Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Century by Scott L. Montgomery and Thomas Graham Jr.

Science Book Group

Tuesday, May 11, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the first half of Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Century by Scott L. Montgomery and Thomas Graham, Jr.,...

A passenger, wearing a mask, looks out from a vehicle containing French citizens after their evacuation from the Chinese city of Wuhan

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, May 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic:  Great Decisions 2021 Chapter 7: The World Health Organization’s response to Covid-19 Facilitator: Jane Sisk The Covid-19 pandemic has thrust the World Health Organization (WHO) into...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, April 27, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the second half of Origins: How Earth’s History Shaped Human History by Lewis Dartnell. David Beatty will again facilitate. Find the Zoom link in UUC Connect (login...

SAMJIYON, NORTH KOREA - SEPTEMBER 20: North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) walk with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) during a visit to Samjiyon guesthouse in Samjiyon on September 20, 2018 in Samjiyon, North Korea. Kim and Moon meet for the Inter-Korean summit talks after the 1945 division of the peninsula, where they will discuss ways to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. (Photo by Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool/Getty Images)

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, April 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic:  Great Decisions 2021 Chapter 6: The Two Koreas The Korean Peninsula is facing a defining era. Attempts by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, April 13, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the first half of Origins: How Earth’s History Shaped Human History by Lewis Dartnell, 2019, 346 pages. David Beatty will facilitate. Find the Zoom link in...

A group of performers hold Chinese and Ivorian flags during the inauguration ceremony of Ivory Coast's new 60,000-seat Olympic stadium, built with the help of China, in Ebimpe, outside Abidjan, on October 3, 2020 ahead of 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. (Photo by Issouf SANOGO / AFP) (Photo by ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images)

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, April 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Topic:  Great Decisions 2021 Chapter 5: China and Africa The Covid-19 crisis has put a massive strain on what was growing a positive economic and political relationship...