Academy for Learning in Retirement

The Academy for Learning in Retirement (ALR) is a program of educational opportunities for seniors. Spring and fall programs are offered, consisting of four lectures every month covering a diverse range of topics.

Here is the spring 2018 program with descriptions of the topics covered. The talks are given in the Good Samaritan Auditorium at 3011 Buena Vida Circle in Las Cruces.

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September From Romantic to the Romantic Nationalist Symphonies
October Public Media in 2019
November Before/Beyond Borders: A Critical Look at (Im)Migration in the Borderlands
December Aging Skin: Management of Barnacles on the Ship of Life. The aging of our largest organ