Lifelong Learning

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Sixty years ago, on Feb. 9, 1964, the Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. This presentation will celebrate that pivotal moment and the sheer joy of seeing the young and impossibly perfect Beatles for the first time in America.


Award-winning novelist and screenwriter Michael Koryta will draw upon his career expertise as a journalist, private investigator, and novelist, and explain how those experiences informed his latest project, a coming-of-age story set in Bloomington.

Total Solar Eclipse Livestreams

In collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, IUAA is pleased to share this special Food for Thought series about the 2024 total solar eclipse. This series is a part of the Solar Eclipse 2024 Project.

Folktales and Solar Eclipses
Wednesday, February 29, 7 p.m. ET

A Most Magnificent Sight: Solar Eclipses and IU History
Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m. ET

Protecting Our Eyes: How to Safely View an Eclipse
Wednesday, March 20, 7 p.m. ET

Photographing a Total Solar Eclipse
Wednesday, March 27, 7 p.m. ET

In a Whole New Light: Uncovering How Animals Respond to a Solar Eclipse
Wednesday, April 3, 7 p.m. ET

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