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University of Dayton Chautauqua Short Courses in chronological order.  Click on the DAY course number to see the course description.


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Dr. Peter E. Powers

We are sadened to note the death of Dr. Peter E. Powers on May 10, 2014 following a year-long battle with cancer. In recent years he was the Course Director for our LabVIEW course. He will be missed.



Changes in Chautauqua for 2014 click here

About the Chautauqua Program click here





The following courses for 2014 have all reached their quorum and will definitely run as scheduled in 2014. Additional applicants are sought as indicated.

DAY-14            The Birthplace and Early History of the Atomic Bomb, April 3-5, 2014 in Albuquerque NM - course completed

DAY-24              Concepts for Teaching Introductory Meteorology, May 19-21, 2014 in Dayton OH - course completed

DAY-27              Radio Astronomy Update 2014: Pulsars and Gravitational Radiation, Dark Matter and Galaxy Evolution,    May 29-31, 2014 in Green Bank WV - course completed

DAY-12               Ecology of South-Central Alaska, June 18-20, 2014 in Anchorage AK - course completed

DAY-8               Glaciers in Alaska, June 22-24, 2014 in Anchorage AK - course completed

DAY-21             Earthquakes and Tsunamis: Alaska 9.2, June 25-27, 2014 in Anchorage AK - course completed

DAY-6               Exploring the Frontiers of 21th-Century Astrophysics with the VLA and VLBA, July 9-11, 2014 in Socorro NM - course completed



Most of the following courses were offered in 2013, and are not planned for 2014 due to conflicting professional commitments of the Course Directors. We anticipate offering all of them in 2015.


DAY-19              Energy and Sustainability: What Every Faculty Member Should Know, Late May, 2015 in Dayton OH

DAY-20              Climate Change: What Every Faculty Member Should Know, Late May, 2015 in Dayton OH

DAY-9               Evolution Education: A Delicate Among Between Science, Controversy and Pedagogy, Late May, 2015 in Dayton OH

DAY-18              Ecology and Geology of the Colorado Front Range, Late July, 2015 at Mount Evans CO

DAY-13              Geology and Ecology of the Colorado Western Slope, Late July, 2015 in Grand Junction CO


To apply now for a Dayton course click here

For the application fee of $100, send check made to "Chautauqua Program" to address below.




Dr. George K. Miner

University of Dayton Chautauqua Center

300 College Park

Dayton, OH 45469-2314

Phone direct: 859/344-3060


Fax: 937/229-2180