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SEM Talks

Your love of learning began at Sem and extends beyond the campus gates. Join us for a new series of “Sem Talks” which will include an array of engaging and interactive topics presented by members of the Wyoming Seminary faculty.  Each talk will take place through Zoom and last approximately 30 - 45 minutes with time for questions at the end. 


Thursday, March 18 at 7:00PM EST: "The Writing Process"
Have you ever been interested in writing a novel and wondered where to start? Join Nina Cinti, Lower School teacher and published author, for a SEM Talk about gathering insight into the writing processes - planning, mapping, research.
Tuesday, March 23 at 7:00PM EST: “STEM/STEAM at Sem”
Join Director of STEM, Sixth Grade Science Teacher, John Eidam Jr., along with Sem students as they discuss the STEM/STEAM program offered at Wyoming Seminary.
Wednesday March 31 at 7:00PM EST: “Creative Spirit”
Join John Vaida, Fine and Performing Arts Department Chair and Teacher, and Mark Webber, Art History Teacher, as they discuss Creative Spirit, an honors level course  which examines landmarks of Visual Art and Music.
Tuesday, April 6 at 7:00PM EST: “Understanding the Other Side: The Value of Viewpoint Diversity ” 
Join Upper School Teacher, Erin McLaughlin, for a presentation about viewpoint diversity and the path forward to promote understanding and civil discourse, and to lessen political polarization.
Tuesday, April 13 at 7:00PM EST: "Positive Effects of Mindfulness and Meditation"
Join Roya Fahmy, Upper School Counselor and Co-Director of Diversity, for a talk about the positive effects of mindfulness and meditation, including a guided meditation.


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