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Contemporary Issues Series

Contemporary Issues Series

Expand your understanding of contemporary society.

Author: Allyson Stonum/Monday, February 13, 2017/Categories: St. Louis


Join some of the region's most fascinating and knowledgeable experts in an open forum led by Oasis Founder, Marylen Mann, to discuss provocative issues that will expand your understanding of contemporary society.

The series will take place every Tuesday starting on March 7 and ending on April 4 (no class on March 28). The fee for the program is $75, and it includes all four sessions. Each session will be held at the Center of Clayton on the second floor from 1:00 - 3:00pm



Dr. David Balota


March 7 - Attention and Memory in Alzheimer's Disease
Dr. David Balota, Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Washington University
Investigate the phenomena of visual word recognition, semantic memory, implicit memory and attention systems and their effect on individuals with Alzheimer's disease.


St. Louis Mayor Francis G. Slay


March 14 - Mayoral Memories
St. Louis Mayor Francis G. Slay

Reminisce with St. Louis Mayor Slay, the longest serving Mayor in St. Louis History!




Dr. Samuel Achilefu


March 21 - Cancer Goggles: Meet the Inventor of Cancer Fighting Technology
Dr. Samuel Achilefu, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University

Meet and speak with a revolutionary inventor with over 50 U.S. patents and 150 published scientific papers.

Dr. Richard Rosenfeld

April 4 - Gun Control in Missouri
Dr. Richard Rosenfeld, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri

Discuss the recent gun rights bill, expansion of Missouri self-defense statues and more.



Register today - or give us a call 314.862.4859 ext. 24.



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