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Spring Term 2023 Week 1 - Welcome Back! Tuesday, April 4, 2023 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. It's Time to Stop Wasting Our Waste Presented by Dr. Phillipp Schmidt-Pathman, CEO of the Institute for Energy and Resource Management Learn how changing to an integrated waste management system will increase recycling rates, eliminate the environmental impacts of landfills, and save valuable resources, while saving money for residents. Presenter Philipp Schmidt-Pathmann, CEO of the Institute for Energy and Resource Management, will draw on his decades of experience in describing the path to a sustainable materials management plan and a true circular economy. Wednesday, April 5, 2023 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Comedies Until They Are Not - Lauren Yee’s Plays Presented by Dr. Robert Leff, Ph.D. in Theatre History, Director/Teacher at the Majestic Theatre In this country, Lauren Yee is one of the most produced playwrights. In Oregon, her plays have been presented in Ashland, Portland, and now in Corvallis. On April 15 and 16. the Majestic Readers’ Theatre Company presents, THE HATMAKER’S WIFE. “When a young woman moves into an old house a wall tells her a tale of the previous owners: an old hatmaker and his long-suffering wife, who runs away with his favorite hat.” Director Robert Leff will share his insights about Yee’s plays and his upcoming production. Additional information for this presentation is available on the ALL Class Notes page. Information on accessing Class Notes is available below. Thursday, April 6, 2023 1:30 p.m. –3:30 p.m. Xanthohumol, an Obscure Natural Product that Made it to Clinical Trials Presented by Prof. Fred Stevens, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, OSU Research in the Stevens laboratory is aimed at determining the role and function of vitamins and dietary phytochemicals in human health and disease. His pioneering work on the hop polyphenol, xanthohumol, has resulted in 45 papers and created a market for xanthohumol used in the management of inflammatory bowel disease. Classes Using Zoom Meetings, How to…

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The credentials (Meeting ID’s, passcodes, direct links) for Zoom Meetings classes are emailed to ALL members in the weekly newsletter. If you have misplaced your newsletter or would like to attend a class as a guest, please contact the ALL Program Coordinator ( ). Be sure to obtain credentials as early as you can as it is not always possible to make contact at the last minute. Each class requires different credentials.
This page updated: 4/1/2023