The WSU Retiree Center will host Senior University starting June 4 with "Mysteries of the Mississippi: Geology and Ecology of a Large Floodplain River." Senior University is open to all senior citizens in the Winona community. Registration is available online at http://www.winona.edu/retiree/.
WSU Retiree Center will host Grandparents University on June 25-26.
Grandparents University is an intergenerational learning experience. Grandparents and their grandchildren ages 8-14 attend classes with WSU professors and have the option to stay in a WSU residence hall.
Parking restrictions are different during the summer at WSU. On Main Campus Purple and Silver Parking Lots are free, on West Campus Tan and Green Parking Lots are free, and at East Lake Maroon Parking Lots are free.
Fees and permits are still required for Gold, Admissions and Motor Pool Parking Lots. Money also needs to be deposited into meters at meter parking spaces during the summer months.
Construction on Winona State University's new Pedestrian Tunnels on Winona and Johnson streets began on Monday, May 11. The Winona Street tunnel will be between the new residence halls, and the Johnson Street tunnel will connect to the Maxwell Field entrance.
The tunnels will create railway underpasses with the hopes of improving pedestrian safety at rail crossings.
For more information contact the WSU Communications Office at 507-457-5024.
Professor Emeritus Jerry Gerlach, geography, participated in a panel discussion on the location of retirement communities at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Chicago on April 24.
Julie Ponto, nursing, published a manuscript titled "Understanding and Evaluating Survey Research" in the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology, 6(2), March/April 2015, p. 168-171. The article provides an overview of survey research, including strategies to reduce potential error.
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