Future Fe University Courses

The following classes are currently under consideration but have not yet been finalized.  Please re-visit this web page for updates.  Contact Fe University in advance and we will get you on the class roster.  Call Wendy Thiede at 715-476-2881 or Bob Traczyk at 715-561-3098


Upcoming classes:

3 conservation field trips on the water with Zach Wilson, co-sponsored with the Iron County Land and Water Conservation DepartmentTaking registration now for up to 8 students in each session. Aquatic Invasive Species, June 23; Iron County Loon and Lake Study, July 28; Purple Loosestrife and the Turtle Flambeau Flowage, August 19. See information below.

Geology for Tourists lecture and field trip in early August.

Lecture series on forests and field trip with John Bates, August 23, 26, 30 and September 2. Topics will be Trailside Botany: Favorite Trees, Shrubs and Wildflowers; Birding by Habitat; and History and Ecology of Old-Growth Forests in Wisconsin.

Local History lectures and bike tour in September with Cathy Techtmann and Paul Sturgul.

The Bill of Rights with Sam Filippo will be offered in September/October.

The Role of Development Assistance in US Foreign Policy with Gary Theisen, retired VP of the World Bank, October 26, 28, November 2, 4. This class will be a repeat, with updates, of the class on foreign aid he taught in 2016. If you missed it or want a refresher, now is your chance to catch it again to learn why we support other countries.

Economics, November/December, to be taught by a new Fe U instructor, Dr. Richard Ray Shreve.

Dr. Mary Magray will teach a class this winter, either a repeat of a previous class or something new.

Dr. Beth Tornes will teach either Native American literature or a poetry class.