Senior College


The University of Iowa Senior College

For All Retired Persons
The Emeritus Faculty Association
The University of Iowa Retirees Association
The University of Iowa Alumni Association

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Spring Sessions

SESSION 1 *Registration has ended*
The Science of Aging

SESSION 2 *Registration has ended*
Genetics for Ancestry, Genealogy, and More

SESSION 3 *Registration has ended*
Designing and Manufacturing with Computer Modeling and 3D Printing

SESSION 4 *Registration has ended*
The State Hygienic Laboratory: Protecting Your Health and Improving Your Quality of Life

SESSION 5 *Registration has ended*
Jazz: Swing to Bop and Beyond

SESSION 6 *Session is Full*
The Human Evolutionary Odyssey: From Bipedal Apes to the Symbolic Species

SESSION 7 *Registration has ended*
Shakespeare's Pericles: "a tempest, a birth and death"

SESSION 8 *Registration has ended*
Iowa's Environmental Health Issues: How to Build Better Policy to Protect Ourselves and Our Environment

SESSION 9 *Session is Full*
A Brief History of Western Philosophy

SESSION 10 *Registration has ended*
City of Literature

Senior College Committee

Claibourne Dungy, Chair


Gayle Bray

George Johnson

Kelley Donham

Val Lembke

Bea Furner

Lola Lopez

Al Hood

Trudi Rosazza

H. Dee Hoover

Buffie Tucker

Peggy Houston

Nancy Williams

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Membership provides an important, rewarding sense of community among alumni, helping them express and reinforce their Hawkeye spirit, loyalty, and pride. Membership dues fund communications, events, and services like Senior College that strengthen the connection between alumni and the university. In turn, these engaged alumni enhance the national reputation and ensure the continued success of the University of Iowa. Join today by calling 800-469-2586 or visiting

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the alumni association in advance at 335-3294.

For information not found here, please call Jane Kirsch at 319-335-3296 or email