Online Tuesdays with TED via Zoom

Join educator Tom Lowrey to watch TED Talks (typically 10-20 min ea.) via ZOOM and participate in a lively discussion about the ideas presented!

No Computer? We have a call-in number available. You’ll be able to dial in to listen to the program and participate in the discussion.

Register for all classes below.

Getting Your Life Back When Everything Looks Bleak 
Aug 11 | 1-2 pm


“Everything happens for a reason” — and other lies I’ve loved
In life’s toughest moments, how do you go on living? Kate Bowler has been exploring this question ever since she was diagnosed with stage IV cancer at age 35. In a profound, heartbreaking and unexpectedly funny talk, she offers some answers — challenging the idea that “everything happens for a reason” and sharing hard-won wisdom about how to make sense of the world after your life is suddenly, completely changed. “I believe that in the darkness, even there, there will be beauty and there will be love,” she says.

3 secrets of resilient people
Everyone experiences loss, but how do you cope with the tough moments that follow? Resilience researcher Lucy Hone shares three hard-won strategies for developing the capacity to brave adversity, overcome struggle and face whatever may come, head-on, with fortitude and grace.


Online Tuesdays with TED

  • Online classes are limited to those living in Michigan.
  • Once we receive your registration, we will email instructions for how to join and participate. Thank you for signing up!