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Science, Technology & Health

Houston is an international leader in advancing science, technology and health, home to outstanding universities, the largest medical center in the world and the headquarters of the aerospace industry. Our courses convene experts from across fields and institutions to share the latest research-based insights. From astronomy to robotics and from medicine to mindfulness, learn how discoveries in science, technology and health affect you, our society and the world at large.


Spring 2021 Courses

The Future of Human Evolution

Drawing on research from genetics, demography, psychology, microbiology and medicine, explore our evolutionary past and examine how humans continue to evolve as a species.

Gulf Coast Birding

Learn to identify birds throughout the Texas Gulf Coast region in this introduction to birding with master naturalist Glenn Olsen.

The Nature and Geology of U.S. National Parks: From Crater Lake to the Everglades

Geologist Cin-Ty Lee leads another virtual tour of five great U.S. national parks: the Everglades, Carlsbad Caverns, Denali National Park and Preserve, Great Smoky Mountains and Crater Lake.

The Nature and Geology of U.S. National Parks: From Glacier to the Grand Canyon

Geologist Cin-Ty Lee leads an exciting virtual tour of seven great U.S. national parks: Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Glacier, Rocky Mountain, Hawaiʻi Volcanoes, Yellowstone and Big Bend.

Nutrition for Health and Fitness

Learn to improve the quality of your dietary choices and cut through misinformation and health fraud with guidance from dietitian Roberta Anding.

Interested in exploring our diverse course offerings? Consider our Midweek Medley sampler series class, with options from Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.