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The Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UWM is proud to sponsor the School of Continuing Education Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Enjoy lively presentations that connect the expertise and interests of the university’s premiere faculty with the community, on timely and important issues of the day. Thanks to Osher’s generous sponsorship, these presentations are free and open to the public.


Past lectures have included:

  • Professor John Heywood on "Economics and Labor"
  • Provost Johannes Britz on "The Wikileaks Controversy"
  • Dean David Garman on "The Politics of Water”
  • Professor William Holahan on "The Economics of the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • Dean Magda Peck on “Public Health Revisited: Why we can’t live (well) without it”
  • Dean Scott Emmons on “The Place of Arts in American Society”
  • Professor Anne Basting on "Creatively Aging"

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Topics and presenters will be announced three weeks prior to each lecture and will be listed in each session below.
Teacher Education: Translating Policies into Practice
Wed., April 30
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Barbara Bales, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, UWM School of Education
Fee: $0
Enrollment Limit: 100
Program No. 8300-6370
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  Public Health Revisited: Why We Can't Live Without It
Dr. Magda Peck
Dean of Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, UW-Milwaukee
September 19, 2012
  The Politics of Water
David E.J. Garman
Dean, UWM School of Freshwater Sciences
November 16, 2011
  North Korea after Kim Jong-il
Uk Heo
UWM Political Science Professor and South Korean native
April 19, 2011
  The WikiLeaks Controversy: Its Political and Ethical Implications
Johannes Britz
UWM Interim Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
February 9, 2011
For more information, contact:
Kim  Beck, Executive Director,, 414-227-3321


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