PLATO is a community of intellectually curious adults, typically 50 and over, which explores subjects of interest through member-led discussion groups, lectures, travel, and cultural activities.  

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Risks & Benefits of COVID Vaccine

Feb. 10 - What we need to know about Corona virus vaccines by Mike Roy.

Paris Climate Agreement  Winter Course

In week one and two, Peter Krug summarizes the main points of the Paris Agreement and speaks of the governmental options including examples.  The next three weeks focus on . . . Read the entire feature on Courses page.


Paris Society & the Weimar Republic

Jan. 27 - Explore art & history: UW-Madison Professor Emerita of art history Barbara Buenger talks about German artist Max Beckmann and his painting.

Theater & Field Trips


Check out this week's feature from The Agora!

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