W104 | Hot Topics


3:30pm - 5:00pm


9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28

Six sessions

This course is offered online via the free, easy-to-use Zoom program.

Six different “hot” topics will be addressed by presenters with expert knowledge about these issues. A lively Q & A and spirited exploration of these topics will ensue.

September 23:   Pros and Cons of Online Education in K-12 and University Classes with Nataliia Ireland and Gerol Petruzella

September 30:  Surveillance Capitalism with Albert Anderson

October 7:   Climate Change: Hot, Humans, and Nature with Logan Malik

October 14: The Police Culture: How Do We Change It? with Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn

October 21:  Has #MeToo Made A Difference? with Ben Latini

October 28:  The Consequences of Conservative Courts with attorney & OLLI instructor Douglas Mishkin

Steve Tobin, Moderator, is a frequent OLLI moderator.  He is a retired real estate developer, cultural maven, voracious reader and current events aficionado. Steve is an OLLI board member and a member of OLLI’s Development Committee.


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