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. 

 

Tuesday, January 26 at 7:00PM EST: “Climate Science and Sustainability” 

Join Rachel Bartron and Nicole Lewis, co-chairs of the Climate Science and Sustainability program at the Upper School, as they discuss the Climate Science and Sustainability concentration offered to Upper School students. Current students will share their experiences and research interests. 

 
Thursday, February 4 at 7:00PM EST: “Horticulture to Horses Art Lesson”
Join Upper School Art Teacher, Colleen Ayers, for an in-depth demonstration of the process of sketching horses and flowers.  For this “SEM Talk” you will need paper and a drawing implement of your choice.
 
Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00PM EST: “The Common Threads in Western Art: The Surprising Cyclical Nature of Form and Content” 
Join Mark Webber, Upper School Art History Teacher, for a discussion on art trends that began in Ancient Egypt and have cycled into the Modern Era.
 
Thursday, February 18 at 7:00PM EST: “A History of the Wyoming Seminary Lower School”
Join Lower School Social Studies Department Chair, Clark Switzer, for a presentation on the history of the Lower School. 
 
Tuesday, February 23 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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