All Upcoming Forums

Join us for lively evening discussions, free and open to the public, throughout the school year. Topics are selected and led by one of Alverno’s four schools—Arts & Sciences, Business, Education and Nursing—and feature professionals from throughout our community.


Programs for the 2015-16 school year:

Thursday, October 29     Teaching, Learning & Trauma: What Educators Know & Can Do

                                        Sponsored by the School of Education


Thursday, December 3    Building a Case for Change on Food Initiatives with the Amani Neighborhood
                                       Sponsored by the School of Business


Thursday, February 18    Black Lives Matter: Racial Disparities and the Criminal Justice System

                                        Sponsored by the School of Arts & Sciences


Tuesday, March 22         Social Activism: What Health Care Professionals Can and Should Do

Sponsored by the School of Nursing


Thursday, April 21          Mass Incarceration in America: Who's Locked Up and Why

                               Sponsored by the School of Arts & Sciences


All Forums are scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. at Alverno College.  For more information, contact Institute for Educational Outreach at


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