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SEM Talks

Your love of learning began at Sem and extends beyond the campus gates. Join us for a 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. 


Wednesday, September 29 at 7:00 PM EST: "Seminar in American Studies" Join Steven Ris, Upper School teacher, for a SEM Talk about the most demanding course in Sem’s humanities curriculum. A long-standing institution at the Upper School, seminar’s course content orbits around the interrelation of American literature and American history.

Thursday, October 21 at 7:00 PM EST: “25 Years of Science Research at Sem” Join Upper School teacher, Science Research Group Coordinator, and Associate Director of STEM, Andrea Nerozzi, for a talk about the Maslow School of STEM, which is currently celebrating 25 years of science research at Sem.

Thursday, November 4 at 7:00PM EST: “It's All Greek to Us” Join Dr. Elizabeth Penland, Dean of the Class of 2025, Teacher, and Dorm Parent, for an in depth discussion about the themes taught in her Greek Language and Culture class. 
Wednesday, November 17 at 7:00PM EST: “Art Lesson: Heads and Hands” Join Upper School Art Teacher, Colleen Ayers, for an in-depth and interactive demonstration of the sketching process of heads and hands.  For this SEM Talk,  you will need paper and a drawing implement of your choice.

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