Masterminds 2013 lecture series
The University of Victoria Retirees Association and the Centre on Aging—with support from the university—are presenting four free lectures in April and May.
April 10, 17, 24 and May 1 at 7:00 p.m.
Hickman Building, room 105
Please register by calling 250-721-6369 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plan to arrive early, as seating is limited. There is a $2.25 charge in all campus parking lots after 6 p.m. The stadium parking lot is recommended.
May 1: "An Unusual Job for a Lady: The Intriguing Role of an Orator"
Juliana Saxton is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Theatre at University of Victoria. She will share the delights and challenges of oration, and meditate on some of the individuals whose lives she has researched and summarized, driven always by the question: How do you catch lightning and bottle it in just five minutes?
April 24: "Using Chemistry to Enhance Our Bodies – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Dr. Reg Mitchell is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Victoria. He will take a light-hearted look at the effects of some of the chemicals we happily use to enhance our bodies.
April 17: "Gearing Up For High Performance: The Athlete's Quest"
Dr. Howie Wenger is a Professor Emeritus in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education at the University of Victoria. His presentation pulls together many of the critical factors that must be developed and then meshed together to make success possible.
April 10: "Probiotics for Better Health – Time to Switch Gears"
Dr. Ed Ishiguro has been a faculty member at UVic since 1977. During this time he has served as chair, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology and has received several awards for his outstanding teaching and research. He will discuss claims that preparations of certain live microorganisms, known as probiotics, are beneficial to human health date back over 100 years.