Monday, August 5, 2013

U of Toronto Continuing Education Lecture Series

I enrolled in the University of Toronto's School of Continuing Education Lecture Series, to ease back into school. You know, walking around campus wearing boots, a cardigan, and glasses, carrying a great book bag and a coffee to go...

U of T offers several courses that I want to take. This one fit into my schedule. It samples 10 very different subjects, here are five of the ten topics:

- Peter the Great and the Founding of St. Petersburg
- Decoding RNA Interference: Worms and plants provide clues for treating disease
- Shifting the Grief Paradigm
- Sherlock Holmes, Alice in Wonderland, and Other Metaphors for Modern Science
- 10 of the Most Influential People in Toronto’s History 
I don't know anything about any of this stuff...and that is exactly the point! To get out of the house and peer inside another world for an hour a week.

ps. they have these Alumni Trips...and, like, of course I want to go on every single one, you know?


  1. N_StyleingwithChildrenAugust 5, 2013 at 2:20 PM

    yay! :) sounds so exciting!

  2. congrats! sounds like so much fun. you're gonna love it.

  3. Nice. I'm sure you will fit right in and get mistaken for an undergrad :)

  4. Very interesting topics and great warm-up programs to take! Good for you Shannon!

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  6. Jordana @WhiteCabanaAugust 6, 2013 at 2:23 PM

    Yes! Good on you for continuing ed. I'm a big supporter! Go out in the world and LEARN!