ONE-DAY Academy PRESENTATIONS, COURSE ROUND-UP,
ONLINE and ONSITE REGISTRATION + SNACKS
JAN. 17, 9:30 am-1:30 pm
at The Academy, (6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver 80224 – inside Calvary Baptist Church)
Presentations aRE 45 minutes each and include:
10:00a – Anne Holland – The Search for Alien Earths
We all grew up knowing there were just 9 planets (and then 8, then maybe 9 again!), but in the past 15 years NASA has been finding more and more planets outside of our Solar System every day. Learn more about NASA and National Science Foundation missions to find extra solar planets, and the scientists doing this work. This course will cover extremophiles on Earth, comparative planetology and the telescopes enabling these discoveries. Hear about upcoming new missions and what scientists hope to find next. Course meets Wednesdays, 9:30-11 am.
Anne Holland has a Master’s of Science in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota and is currently the Community Engagement and Exhibits Manager at the Space Science Institute. She has 15 years experience conducting education programs, including her time working on Mauna Kea, home to some of the most important ground-based telescopes.
11:00a-Dr. Philip Tedeschi, PhD – Exploring the Power of Human-Animal Relationships
What is the importance of human relationships with other animals and the living world? How do our connections with nature and the living world shape our character and create experiences which inform our mental, physical and spiritual well-being? Dr. Tedeschi, Executive Director for the Institute for Human-Animal Connection, will share an overview of this spring course that will focus on the human-animal bond in research and practice. Course meets Tuesdays, 1:30 am-3 pm
Clinical Professor Philip Tedeschi is co-founder and Executive Director for the Institute for Human-Animal Connection in DU’s Graduate School of Social Work. He also coordinates the school’s Animal-Assisted Social Work Certificate program for the Master of Social Work students, as well as the global Animals and Human Health professional development certificate program. The Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC) is dedicated to supporting healthy communities for people and animals. IHAC provides educational, research and advocacy opportunities to students on campus, as well as professional development for individuals around the globe.
12:30p – Dr. Bob Contiguglia – Sports in Society: Money, Sex & Drugs
Today sports have gone from the last section of the newspaper to front page with corruption scandals, issues of gender and race, doping and concussions. The value of youth sports is also being questioned as never before. This course will discuss the evolution of modern sports from pure recreation to billion-dollar enterprises and their influence on modern society including how sport is organized, financed and governed, the regulatory challenges, and sports’ effects on the media, politics, gender identification and more. Today’s presentation will give a glimpse of what will be covered in much more detail throughout the semester. Course meets Thursdays 9:30-11 am.
Dr. Bob Contiguglia is a retired Nephrologist and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado. His passion is soccer having been a player, coach, administrator and executive at all levels of the sport. Bob served as Board President of the US Soccer Federation for many years, sat on numerous committees and boards within FIFA (Federated International du Football Association) and US Soccer and has been a member board member of the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Course meets Thursdays 9:30-11 am.
Dr. Bob Contiguglia is a retired Nephrologist and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado. His passion is soccer having been a player, coach, administrator and executive at all levels of the sport. Bob served as Board President of the US Soccer Federation for many years, sat on numerous committees and boards within FIFA (Federated International du Football Association) and US Soccer and has been a member board member of the U.S. Olympic Committee
The Day includes:
-Information about all Spring courses
-Chance to meet course leaders and learn about their courses.
-Breakfast, coffee, snacks
-Assistance with Online registration for classes beginning Feb. 13, 14, 15, 2018
No RSVPs necessary. 6500 E Girard Ave, Denver CO 80224
(303) 770-0786 (Messages only)