The Atlantic at the Pacific | UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education

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The Atlantic at the Pacific

This is an ongoing weekly class based on articles from The Atlantic magazine. Course leaders will select relevant and provocative material for in-depth class exploration and discussion. Subjects covered will include politics, foreign and domestic policy, energy and the environment, religion, the arts, travel, technology, economics and business—and much more. Come prepared for lively and engaging conversations about current topics. Limited enrollment.


Brenda Turner is co-chair of the OLLI Curriculum Committee. She was a speech pathologist and special education teacher for the Yolo County Office of Education for 27 years, serving children ages 3 to 21. In addition, she served as a staff coordinator and mentor-teacher. She holds degrees in linguistics from UC Davis and speech pathology from California State University, Sacramento.
Pete Basofin earned a master’s degree in library science from the University of Illinois. He worked as a professional librarian for over 30 years—mostly in newspapers. In 2015 he retired after 24 years as head news researcher/archivist at The Sacramento Bee. Currently he volunteers at the Center for Sacramento History.


Tue., 2:00pm to 4:00pm, Apr 02 to May 21


Galileo 1909 Galileo Court, Davis CA 95616



Fee $75.00

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a credit to student account to be used during the remaining academic year) will be approved if the request is received before the course begins. All other drop requests (including requests for a refund) will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the OLLI director. Contact the OLLI office at (530) 752-9695.

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