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Making Sense of Climate Change

Bolster your understanding of the science behind global warming and climate change as Bert Drake, an emeritus scientist with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, offers a three-part primer that examines the history, effects, and potential responses to these growing challenges. This session focuses on climate change effects.

Date
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Making Sense of Climate Change

Bolster your understanding of the science behind global warming and climate change as Bert Drake, an emeritus scientist with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, offers a three-part primer that examines the history, effects, and potential responses to these growing challenges. This session focuses on climate change challenges.

Date
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Introduction to Western Art: From Cartouches to Constantine

Our modern world echoes with the creative vestiges of the past. Art historian Renee Gondek leads an insightful survey of the paintings, sculptures, and architecture produced in ancient Egypt and the Greek and Roman worlds and their enduring influence on the art of the West. (World Art History Certificate core course, 1 credit)

Date
Wednesday, September 5 to October 3, 2018 – 6:45 p.m.
Caught in the Act!

The best operatives never get caught—but some spies and insurgents get stopped in their tracks. Learn about notable arrests, captures, and expulsions from the 1960s through today from experts familiar with the maneuvers behind each successful catch.

Date
Wednesday, September 26 to October 17, 2018 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.