Big Hearts for Seniors present
Letter to Anita: How yesterday’s discrimination shaped today’s LGBTQ older adults
Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Michigan Theater
George Bedard and the Kingpins perform at 6:30 pm
Above: These cheerful members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute are pleased to extend a warm welcome to new and renewing members.
OLLI in Action
Watch our video to see how our programs impact our members' lives.
OLLI-UM has launched its "Show Your O" viral marketing campaign. OLLI members will receive “O” buttons and be encouraged to wear their buttons around town to provide more visibility for OLLI. OLLI volunteers are developing a list of fun and casual community events this summer for OLLI members to enjoy. The first "Show Your O" event will be a Science on Screen event at the Michigan Theater on Wednesday, April 20 at 7 p.m. Science on Screen features a viewing of "The Martian" followed by a post-show discussion with Dr. Nilton Renno, professor in the Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering at the U-M College of Engineering and a co-investigator for NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Mission and Phoeni
Looking for late spring or summer classes? OLLI has some classes that start in May and June.
Planning on traveling with OLLI this summer? There is still time to register for OLLI's July trip to the Canadian Rockies!
The Wall Street Journal reports that Ann Arbor, MI, is a "magnet for the 50-plus crowd," thanks in part to OLLI at the University of Michigan. See "A Town Packed With Classrooms" in the December 6, 2012 issue of the WSJ.
OLLI and the UMHS Geriatrics Center are featured in this April 2014 article about aging in Ann Arbor, published in “The Ann Magazine.”
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Michigan was established to encourage adults to continue their learning long after formal schooling is done. The Institute’s popular programs help mature adults to rediscover the piquancy of learning — the joy of discovery and feelings of accomplishment that are unencumbered by tests, grades, or drills.
This year’s programs feature:
six lecture series totaling 40 presentations, with average attendance over 250 people;