*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

World-Class Ideas about the State of Humanity Today and Tomorrow

Brown Bag it to OLLI!  Have your lunch while you enjoy this class. This course will deal with current issues, thoughts and ideas, and humanity. It is anchored by video presentations of “TEDtalks” recorded at the annual and other TED conferences, which were originally devoted to the converging fields of technology, entertainment, and design. The content has expanded to include science, business, the arts, and global issues facing our world. The speakers at TED present amazing performances, perspectives, and analyses about new knowledge and thinking that is evolving in many fields and which affects how we live now and will in the future. They each have 18 minutes to present the “talk of their life.” We will view and discuss some of these talks each week. If you are interested in where knowledge in the world is and where it is headed, this course is a must!

Instructor Bio:

Allen Hench holds a BA in governmental administration and a JD from Dickinson School of Law in Pennsylvania. He has served as director of UVA Law School’s nonprofit clinic and was a past volunteer with the Miller Center at UVA, doing research for interviews conducted by Charles Signor on For the Record on WHTJ, and writes summaries of Miller Center lectures. For 39 years he has been the owner of a small-town Pennsylvania general law practice concentrating in estate planning/administration and real estate law. He also was a founder of the Perry Public Policy Forum in Perry County, Pennsylvania.

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
B14 Allen Hench May 2, 9, 16, 23 Tu 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Meadows Presbyterian Church WL

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