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March 16, 2021

Spring Forward with Upcoming Enrichment Program Courses

As Daylight Saving Time extends our daily sunlight, and our thoughts turn to the natural renewal that spring brings, it’s the perfect time to renew your love for learning, as well!

The Enrichment Program at the University of Denver offers a wide range of non-credit courses exploring subjects from history and contemporary issues to science, literature, and the arts—without the pressures of exams, grades, or admission requirements.

Check out these upcoming courses in March, April, and May!

9/11: Twenty Years Later
In just a few months, the world will revisit September 11, 2001—the date that gave us a bolt from the blue and shook the U.S. to its very core. Michael Moran, foreign policy journalist who viewed the attacks live in New York and suffered personal loss, will examine thought-provoking and unexpected aftershocks of this tragedy and may change the way you see 9/11/01, war, politics and the world.

Four Zoom sessions
Wed., Mar. 17, 24, 31, Apr. 7
6:30-8:30 pm MT
ENRICH 0464 / $140

Commemorating 200 Years of Greek Indepenence
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Greek’s independence and attend one, two or all three free webinars covering topics regarding the Greek revolution, Grexit and more. This event is a collaboration between the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, the Enrichment Program and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Denver. Webinars are free; registration is required. See the printable flier with details or read more on the registration website.

Three Free Zoom webinars
Tue.,  Mar. 23, 6-8 pm MT
Wed., Mar. 24, 9-10:30 am MT 
Thur., Mar. 25, 6-8 pm MT

How Emerging Markets Develop: A Comparative Analysis of Brazil, Russia, India and China
Smart investors know that Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) are countries they need to understand to make wise investments as they hold a combined population of 40 percent of the world total. Seasoned market analyst Brian Friedman will lead an exploration of the systems of power, law and finance along with the economic potential of each country.

Four Zoom sessions
Mon., Apr. 19, 26, May 3, 10
6:30–8:30 pm MT
ENRICH 0460 / $140

30 Years of Change: U.S. Foreign Policy, 1991 to 2021
Beyond national security, are there enduring American values—market-based economies, democracy, human rights and rule of law—that should underpin our foreign policy? Former U.S. Diplomat Gary Grappo discusses why the U.S. can no longer act alone and what its role in the world should be in 2021 and beyond.

Two Zoom sessions
Thur., April 22, 29
6:30–8:30 pm MT
ENRICH 0459 / $80

The Intercultural City: Past and Present
How are American cities adapting to changing demographics, immigration, racial injustice and economic inequality, as well as planning for urban resilience and adaptability? Join Dean Saitta, professor and director of DU’s Urban Studies program, to examine these and other challenges.

Three Zoom sessions
Wed., Apr. 28, May 5, 12 
6:30–8:30 pm MT
ENRICH 0485 / $105

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