Learn About History, Science and Other Topics This Fall at Free COD Lectures

News at College of DuPage

  By Mike McKissackThe Continuing Education program at College of DuPage will host “Sage Series” lectures
and “Lunch Break Lectures” on a variety of subjects this fall on the College’s Glen
Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd.Part of Continuing Education’s Lifelong Learning program, the free “Sage Series” features local experts presenting information on
black holes, WDCB 90.9 Radio station, “The Twilight Zone” and more. Registration for
Sage Series classes is required.This semester’s offerings include:
“A Bite of China: Staple Food”: Explore the history of food, eating and cooking in China.Friday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to noon.

Behind the Scenes at the COD Greenhouse: A personalized behind-the-scenes tour of the COD Greenhouse with Greenhouse Supervisor
Amy Hull.Friday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Behind the Scenes at the MAC: A personalized behind-the-scenes tour of the MAC with Director Diana Martinez, followed
by lunch (separate fee) at the student-run Waterleaf restaurant. Thursday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. to noon.

Behind the Scenes at WDCB Public Radio: Go behind-the-scenes of the College’s public radio jazz station with Station Manager
Dan Bindert and learn about the programs and music WDCB has been broadcasting since
1977.Friday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to noon.

Black Holes: Led by COD Astronomy Professor Joe DalSanto, attendees will explore the nature of
black holes and examine other questions regarding one of science’s greatest mysteries.Saturday, Nov. 10, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

“The Twilight Zone:” Six Degrees of Separation: Accompanied by video from the classic 1959 to 1964 series, this lecture explores
“The Twilight Zone’s” connections with other shows, movies and media.Friday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to noon.
Lunch Break Lectures feature experts from the College’s Continuing Education program
discussing a variety of topics. Lectures are from noon to 1 p.m. on select Wednesdays,
Aug. 22 through Dec. 12, in the Student Resource Center, Room 1127. Registration is
recommended.Fall offerings include:
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