The Institute for Continued Learning

Lifelong Learning
Lecture Series

Live Long. Live Well.

This semester is all about living long, healthy lives. The Live Long. Live Well. (Live!) program is dedicated to creating a community where individuals live long, healthy, active, and happy lives. In partnership with DSU, Intermountain Healthcare and the City of st. George, we will be offering programs that promote physical cognitive, and social-emotional health. To that end, we are featuring wellness experts who will provide practical wisdom on living a long, healthy and happy life.

Free and open to the public- bring your friends!

7:00-8:30 PM in the Udvar-Hazy building, room 121.


Date Topic Presenter
8/29 Overview of DocUtah’s Fall 2019 Film Festival: The acclaimed Utah documentary film festival. Phil Tuckett, Director and Founder, DocUtah
9/12 300 Days of Vegetable Gardening: What you should be planting now and throughout the year. Casey Jones, Horticulturist for the Conservancy and Garden Curator
9/19 Secrets to Human Longevity: The secrets of living long, healthy, and active lives – what we’ve learned from science and the longest living people in the world. Donald Vradenburg, BS, DC, DABC. Diplomate to the American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners
9/26 Local Scapes: Creating amazing gardens using desert tolerant plants Ryan White, Horticulturalist and Designer of the Red Hills Desert Garden
10/3 The Four Wellness Strategies that Matter Most Kevin Weston
10/10 Make your Life Story Read Like a Novel: Your real-life angst can be a galvanizing force in your writing. Every story requires conflict to drive plot and deepen characterization. The transformation of trauma into drama can be both useful and therapeutic. Dorothy Solomon, M.S., award winning author, lecturer, guest on Oprah Winfrey and other talk shows.
10/17 Break- No Lecture
10/24 QPR Suicide Prevention Training Suicide is at epidemic levels. Learn about suicide statistics and receive national certification on suicide prevention. (2 hours 7:00-9:00 pm) Dixie State University Health & Counseling Center
Break- Halloween
11/7 The Science: Surprising Health Benefits of Yoga The best solution for rejuvenating mind and body? JoLynn Slade, Certified Yoga Instructor and Exercise Specialist
11/14 Break- No Lecture
11/21 How can we Empower Women over 50? How both men and women can empower women over 50 years of age. Dr. Nancy Hauck, Associate Provot, DSU and national leader in women studies
11/28 Thanksgiving
12/5 Richard Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung in One Act: Learn why opera fanatics repeatedly travel all over the world, spending thousands of dollars, to hear four operas over the course of six days. Allen Jacobi, A.B., Opera expert & enthusiast, popular ICL instructor since 2007