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The Library: Registration is open for the fourth Thursday Morning Lecture Series, The Library — Civiliation's Treasure House of Knowledge (pdf). The remaining lectures in the series will be held March 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 10 to 11:30 am at Rave Cinemas. The series costs $30 or daypasses are available at the door for $10.

Distinguished Lecture Series: The second lecture in Session 2 is Why Big History? Why Now? The Case for Adding 14 Billion Years of History to Education with Bob Bain, UM Associate Professor in Education, History and Museum Studies, on Tuesday, March 14th from 10 to 11:30 am at Rave Cinemas. Register for the remaining four lectures in Session 2 for $25 or daypasses are available at the door for $10.

Exploring Armenian, Bangladeshi and Vietnamese Communities in Metro Detroit: Space is available to join OLLI's upcoming daytrip on Tuesday, May 2nd! We will visit the Manoogian Mansion and St. John Armenian Church along with other beautiful and interesting communities in Michigan. Click here for details.

Welcome to OLLI
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;

more than 100 study groups on a wide variety of topics;

casual, friend-producing programs on evenings and weekends — well-suited to people not yet retired;

day-long travel ventures to midwestern venues.


OLLI in Action

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