Natural Sciences

From genes to geodes and glaciers to galaxies, if you are fascinated with the natural world, explore one of the classes below. Renowned scientists and naturalists share the excitement of discovery in our accessible and illuminating courses.

Name Instructor Format Schedule start date AVAILABILITY

Gulf Coast Birding

Glenn Olsen On-campus 1:30–3 p.m. 20180927 Sept. 27, 2018 Closed

Antarctica: An Earth Scientist’s Guide

Julia Smith Wellner On-campus 7-8:30 p.m. 20180926 Sept. 26, 2018 Closed

Women in Space

Women in Space Instructors On-campus 7–8:30 p.m. 20180925 Sept. 25, 2018 Closed

Astrobiology and the Quest for Life in the Universe

Christopher Johns-Krull On-campus 7-8:30 p.m. 20180917 Sept. 17, 2018 Closed

After the Flood: Lessons From Hurricane Harvey

After the Flood Instructors On-campus 7-8:30 p.m. 20180927 Sept. 27, 2018 Open

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Experience lifelong learning driven by your fascinations. Explore history, science, music, current events, creative writing, photography, studio art, meditation and many other subjects in our short, non-credit courses.