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Summary

Learning programs for adults age 50 and better
at the University of Pittsburgh
Spring 2022 In-person + Online
Course Catalog
It’s Time for You!
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS DECEMBER 1, 2021 • PHONE REGISTRATION OPENS DECEMBER 6, 2021
Spring 2022 Term
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of Pittsburgh
TABLE OF CONTENTS DATES AND DEADLINES
Welcome 3 January 4 Tuesday mini-course series begins
Membership and January 5 Wednesday mini-course begins
Registration 4
January 10 University courses begin
Scholarships 5
January 17 University closed (Martin Luther King birthday observance)
Schedule at-a-glance 6, 7
January 21 Last day to add/drop audit courses
Courses by topic 8, 9
OLLI Session 1 Courses 10 January 24 OLLI Session 1 begins
OLLI Session 2 Courses 18 February 26 OLLI Session 1 ends
Lectures, Special Events 26, 27 February 28– OLLI break (no OLLI courses meet)
March 11
General Information/Policies 28
March 11 University closed – Spring holiday
How to Audit Undergraduate
Courses 29 March 14 OLLI Session 2 begins
Fiscal Year 20/21 April 15 OLLI Session 2 ends
By the Numbers 30
Instructor Biographies 31
About OLLI
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is a program in the College of General Studies at the
University of Pittsburgh. Established in 2005, it is supported by the Bernard Osher Foundation
and is one of 123 OLLIs located on college campuses throughout the United States. The National
Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes, located at the Northwestern University,
provides technical assistance to the OLLI programs across the country

Mission/Purpose
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute aspires to create a dedicated intellectual environment for
older adult students, nurturing a lifelong passion for learning. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
fosters lifelong learning through courses and programs that engage the learner, provide social
interaction, and enrich lives. OLLI’s faculty, which includes University of Pittsburgh professors and
retired faculty, challenge participants to understand the cultural forces of today, to interact socially
and intellectually with one another, and to live empowered lives

WELCOME
to OLLI at Pitt!
If you are age 50 or better and have
a curious mind, join us!
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the
University of Pittsburgh offers learning opportunities
designed specifically for older adult learners

Reasonable membership fees and generous financial
assistance make OLLI membership possible for anyone
who would like to join us. Upon becoming a member,
you have immediate access to courses, special classes,
lectures, and events

In the Spring 2022 term we have an exciting group of
in-person and online courses and lectures, and events

Even more, including local tours, will be added in days
to come. Our excellent teachers are from the University
and also from the diverse and talent-filled Pittsburgh
area and beyond

OLLI at Pitt members want you to know that they
are a welcoming and friendly group. No previous
affiliation with the University of Pittsburgh and no
college experience is needed to become a member

We look forward to seeing you soon!
It’s Time for YOU!
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Membership and Registration
An active OLLI membership is required to register for courses
How to Register
Choose your membership The easiest and fastest way to register is to do
Annual Membership – $225 so online at: https://www.campusce.net/ollipitt/
(after January 1st – $250)
1. SIGN IN to the OLLI Registration website using your
(Covers Spring 2022, Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 Terms)
username and password—OR—create an account if you
do not already have one. Click on the “Sign In“ link in the
Term Membership – $125 upper right-hand side of the page. (After putting in your
(after January 1st – $150) username and password, you will know you are signed in
(Covers Spring 2022 Term) if “Welcome, ” appears after logging in
at the upper left corner of the page under the OLLI logo.)
2nd Installment Membership – $100
2. If you have been a member, go to “My Account” and
(for those who purchased a term membership in Fall 2021,
then “My Membership”. Review your memberships to see
this option adds two additional terms to your membership­— if there is a membership that will not expire until during
Spring 2022 and Summer 2022.) or after the Spring 2022 term. Active memberships have
an expiration date that is in a gray color

There will be no refunds issued for membership
3. Proceed to Home Page and the Renew/Become a
payments after January 15, 2022 unless OLLI
Member area. ADD a membership to your cart if you
cancels the term

need to purchase a membership

Membership includes access to unlimited in-person 4. Next, proceed to review courses of interest (From
and online OLLI courses, lectures, special events Homepage click on OLLI Session #1, Session #2, OLLI
and groups. Waiting lists for courses may apply Courses by Topic, Audit Courses, or Lectures and Events

Locate a desired course and click on “ADD TO CART.”
depending on popularity, subject matter,
(Note: you can review courses by day of week and/or topic
or, if the course is in-person, the physical size of
on the registration website.) If you do NOT see the blue
the classroom assigned. Additionally, membership ADD TO CART button, you are either not signed into your
includes two preapproved undergraduate account, or need to add a membership type to your cart
courses for auditing. prior to selecting courses or registration has not yet begun

5. If more courses are desired after you add a course to
your shopping cart, click: “CONTINUE SHOPPING” to
locate additional courses and add to your shopping cart

6. After all courses have been selected, go to your
shopping cart to complete the check-out process and
pay for your membership, if necessary. Be sure to click
through ALL Screens until completion of the process and
the payment page, if necessary

NOTE: If you do not see an “Add to Cart” button under
a course, there are three possible reasons. 1) Registration
has not begun yet. 2) You are a paid, current member and
In the Spring 2022 term have not signed in. (Check for “Welcome YourFirstName”
we have planned an exciting in the top left-hand corner of the screen) 3) You are not a
current member or your membership is expired and you
group of both in-person and have not added a membership selection to your cart FIRST,
before adding a course

online courses and events

Difficulties?
If there are any difficulties with registrations, please leave
a message on our main phone line: 412-624-7308 or email
us at [email protected]

REGISTER AT: WWW.CAMPUSCE.NET/OLLIPITT/
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Covid-19 Policy
While OLLI is set to have some in- Choose your favorite courses based
person activities for spring term, on the topics, days, and times that
University guidelines are in place to
prevent the spread of Covid-19 and interest you!
create a safe and healthy environment
Courses are offered for your exploration,
for everyone. Additionally, other
enjoyment, or academic interests

facilities where OLLI courses are held
may have their own Covid-19 policies. Academic – these courses are like
All in-person courses are offered with undergraduate college courses with the
the understanding that they may be instructor lecturing most of the time

transitioned to an online course at any Exploration – more “hands on” oriented
time due to the status of coronavirus. courses: OR may be an academic topic primarily
If this should occur, we will prepare to taught through interactive group discussion and practice

move the course online. There will be Enjoyment – most of class is spent with the students discussing the
no refunds if this occurs as members topic, practicing a skill, or the primary purpose is for group sharing
can continue a course online if the and discussion

need presents. All OLLI members who
attend any OLLI course or event, on
or off campus, or are on campus for
any reason must follow the University’s
or other facilities’ Covid-19 policies,
including vaccination policies. Those
who chose not to will face suspension
from the program

Add Us to Your List
of Email Contacts
Make sure you add [email protected]
and [email protected] to your list of Scholarships Awards: Scholarship awards
range from $50-$100 per term

email contacts! By adding our email Everyone should have the Notification of your award and the
addresses to your list of contacts, opportunity to enjoy and amount of the award will be sent
you will ensure that you receive the participate in stimulating lifelong within one week of receipt of your
weekly, member exclusive, OLLI at Pitt learning. Scholarships for the application. Please contact the office
Updates eNewsletter in your inbox. If Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to receive a scholarship application
(OLLI) are based on financial need and for more information by
you don’t, our newsletter and possibly
and are awarded to people age emailing [email protected]

your online course access emails may
50 and older who are interested
land in your junk/spam emails. in attending our program. The
Email is the primary way we have NEW:
scholarships partially offset the
of informing you of special events cost of OLLI membership. All OLLI The Baldwin Project
and courses that come up after the members pay something toward a A generous donor has
catalog has been published. It is also membership, but our awards can provided funds specifically to
the way you receive course access make OLLI possible for those who provide scholarships to reduce
might not otherwise be able to join. membership fees for black men
information for online courses. Every that may need assistance and
email provider has a different way of Financial assistance is for one term who are underrepresented in
adding contacts. and must be applied for each term. OLLI’s membership. The donor
A simple application form is used requested the fund be named
Remember to contact the OLLI office and must be entirely completed “The Baldwin Project”. To join
if you have a change in your email to receive consideration. All OLLI using this fund, please
address. scholarship applications for Spring contact us at [email protected] or
term 2022 must be received by call us at 412-624-7308

Monday, January 17, 2022

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SESSION 1 | SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE | SPRING 2022 IN-PERSON COURSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
IN PURPLE. ALL OTHER COURSES TAKE
MONDAY, JANUARY 24 –SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2022 PLACE ONLINE

morning
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
9–10 a.m. 10–11 a.m. 9–10 a.m. 10–11:30 a.m. 10–11:30 a.m

Better Balance! Steady Dance and Be Fit Gentle Yoga Broadway Deconstructed A Short History of
and Strong ROLAND FORD JILL CLARY SAM AND CANDY CAPONEGRO Reproductive Rights
DIANE MARKOVITZ JULIA HUDSON-RICHARDS
10–11:30 a.m. 9:30–11:30 a.m. Drawing: The First Step
10–11:30 a.m. Beginning Level French: Monotype Printmaking MELISSA TAI Kant’s Critique of
China in the 21st Century: Present Tense Verbs Deep Dive Genetics: Its History, Pure Reason
Problems and Prospects CATHLEEN SENDEK-SAPP ANN ROSENTHAL Developments, and Impact GREGORY STROM
SCOTT MCKNIGHT ´
JOSE JUVES Intermediate French
America and the Holocaust 10–11:30 a.m

Mars: Past, Present, Part 1 The Boiling Republic: The Muckrakers, 1890-1920 Exploration: Talking about
and Future BARBARA BURSTIN The Coming of the Civil War JOHN BURT the Past (Tense)
STEPHEN LINDBERG JARED DAY CATHLEEN SENDEK-SAPP
The History of England:
10–11:50 a.m. According to William Urban Dream, Urban Love Stories: Ancient
Shakespeare Nightmare 2: Los Angeles to Medieval
The Korean War ALAN IRVIN ORIN JAMES
DAVID ALBERT ABBY MENDELSON
The History of Physics 10–11:50 a.m

Climbing Your Family Tree: ELIZABETH BURNETTE
Beginning Genealogy The American Politics of
MARILYN HOLT Healthcare Reform in
Comparative Perspective
11:30–12:30 p.m. ’ ’
JAVIER VAZQUEZ-D’ELIA
Chair Yoga
SUSAN GILLIS KRUMAN 10:15–11:15 a.m

Chakra Yoga All Levels
JILL CLARY
afternoon
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
1–2:30 p.m. 1–2:30 p.m. 1–2:30 p.m. 1–2:30 p.m. 12:30–3:30 p.m

Beginner Spanish Advanced Intermediate Intermediate Spanish Advanced Conversational Movie Cornucopia
KAREN GOLDMAN French Exploration: CAMILA PULGAR MACHADO AND Spanish ED BLANK
Understanding Your Health Miscellaneous Topics MARIA FRANCO DE GOMEZ MARIA FRANCO DE GOMEZ
CATHLEEN SENDEK-SAPP Modern and Post-modern Beginner Watercolor
JENNIFER ROCCISANA
1–2:50 p.m. August Wilson, Pittsburgher Short Fiction MELISSA TAI
and Playwright, III MICHAEL HELFAND
Traditional Chinese
Stonehenge to Hubble CHRISTOPHER RAWSON Zentangle in Color
DAVID NERO
Medicine: Health and SATURDAY
TED Talks SUE SCHNEIDER Harmony
X
Lifestyle Reboot KATHY CALLAHAN 1–2:50 p.m. THALIA GRAY 9–10:00 a.m

MARY JO COSTELLO Understanding Scottish Mastering the Market: Zumba Gold
A History of Modern France LISA SOBEK
History 2 LOUISE MAYO Investing in a Complex
The Past in our Presence: PETER GILMORE
Preservation of Pittsburgh’s World
Historic Architecture 3–4:30 p.m. Stalinism: Industrialization, AARON LEAMAN
TRACY MYERS Getting the Most from WWII, and the Cold War 3–4:30 p.m

SUSAN GRUNEWALD
Your iPad Divining Bette Midler:
1–3:00 p.m. RICHARD FITZGIBBON 1:30–3 p.m. Queer Lives, Gay Icons and
Watercolors with Six Plato’s Republic Top Opera Arias in Context Diva Worship
Tubes: Series 2 SAMUEL DICKSON MARILYN EGAN TIM ZIAUKAS
ELAINE BERGSTROM
6–7:30 p.m

3–4:30 p.m. Women of Rock and Roll
Contemporary Economic ROBERT JOYCE
Organized Crime Policy Issues
MARK SERGE
JON HAVEMAN
Ireland & Northern Ireland:
Exploring the Politics
and History of Conflict &
Peacebuilding
PAUL ADAMS
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SESSION 2 | SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE | SPRING 2022 IN-PERSON COURSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
IN PURPLE. ALL OTHER COURSES TAKE
MONDAY, MARCH 14 –FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2022 PLACE ONLINE

morning
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
10–11:30 a.m. 9:30–10:50 a.m. 9–10 a.m. 10–11:30 a.m. 10–11:30 a.m

Local News: Stories from a China: from Confucius to Xi Gentle Yoga Down These Mean Streets: Angels and Demons in
Shifting Landscape CHARLES HEIR (continued) Tough Guys, Tough Stories the Bible
RICH LORD 10–11:30 a.m. ABBY MENDELSON SANDRA COLLINS
Take Your Garden to the 10–11 a.m. Drawing: The First Step A Financial-Economic View
Forging a New Nation:
Next Level Dance and Be Fit America in the Civil War (continued) of American History
DOUG OSTER ROLAND FORD and Reconstruction Era WILLIAM VAN LEAR
FDR’s New Deal, 1932-1940
10–11:50 a.m

10–11:30 a.m

JARED DAY JOHN BURT History of Ancient Science
Fantastic Fossils ADAM DAVIS
Dublin at War: A Discussion Beginning Level French: Us vs. “Them”: Intergroup
of Four Plays by Sean Present Tense Verbs STEPHEN LINDBERG Bias, Dynamics, and Intermediate French
O’Casey (continued) 10–11:50 a.m. Opportunities Exploration: Talking about
ALAN STANFORD America and the Holocaust DIJANA MUJKANOVIC‘ the Past (Tense)
Dante’s Paradiso: a
X
Part 2 (continued)
A Design Journey BARBARA BURSTIN Template for a Righteous,
DANIEL BOYARSKI Just, and Happy Society
The Crosstalk between PAOLO MONTEMAGGI
The Four Gospels in Art Physiology and
DAVID BRUMBLE Pathological Conditions Right-wing Ideologies
of the Human Body throughout the Twentieth
What’s Philosophy RIMI HAZRA Century
Good for? 10–11:50 a.m. ‘ ‘
JAVIER VAZQUEZ-D’ELIA
JOSEPH GIVVIN
Anti-Black Bias in the 10:15–11:15 a.m

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. American Criminal Legal
System
Chakra Yoga All Levels
Chair Yoga (continued)
(continued) RALPH BANGS
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m

Best American Short
Stories 2021 City Beautiful: The
ADAM REGER Architecture of Oakland
ROBERT JUCHA
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m

Death in the Name of God:
Alphabets and Literacy Martyrs and Martyrdom
SUSAN TODHUNTER
REBECCA DENOVA
Presocratic Philosophy
GREGORY STROM
afternoon
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
1–2:20 p.m. 1–2:30 p.m. 1–2:30 p.m. 1–2:30 p.m. 12:30–3:30 p.m

Genomics and the Future Advanced Intermediate Intermediate Spanish Advanced Conversational
French Exploration: Extraordinary Challenges
of Health Care: A Precision (continued) Spanish ED BLANK
Medicine Primer Miscellaneous Topics (continued)
(continued)
History of Photography
MYLYNDA MASSART AND 1945-1995 Beginner Watercolor
LUCAS BERENBROK Understanding the CHRISTINE LORENZ (continued)
Reformation
1–2:30 p.m. PETER GILMORE Women in Science Fiction: A Short Story Salad
Beginner Spanish From Mary Shelley to DAVID WALTON
William Faulkner, Sigourney Weaver
(continued) American Author U.S. Presidents of the
BRETT RUTHERFORD 1960s
1–2:50 p.m. CLIFFORD JOHNSON
1–2:50 p.m Zentangle in Color JON HURWITZ
Christianity for a Post-
Christian Context:
(continued) Women and Reform
Myths and Legends 1–2:50 p.m. 1810-1850
The New Possibilities for of Ireland JOAN GUNDERSEN
Faith and Practice ALAN IRVINE Let’s Listen to the Movies
SCOTT HAGLEY JNO HUNT
The Nun and the Poet:
1–3:00 p.m

Watercolors with Six
Tubes: Series 2
X
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
and Octavio Paz
CAMILA PULGAR MACHADO
The End of Architecture 2
MATTHEW SCHLUEB
(continued) 6–7:30 p.m

1:30–3:20 p.m

1–4:00 p.m
Songs with a Message What is Cancer? State
Documentary Films: NICHOLAS COLES of the Art Approaches to
When Truth is Stranger Diagnosis, Prognosis and
Than Fiction Personalized Treatment
DAVID SHIFREN EDWARD PROCHOWNIK
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COURSES BY TOPIC | SPRING 2022 IN-PERSON COURSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
Clicking on each course title will take you to its course description in the catalog. IN PURPLE. ALL OTHER COURSES TAKE
PLACE ONLINE

Art History and Architecture History, Classics and Philosophy
City Beautiful: The Architecture of Oakland  22 Alphabets and Literacy  20
A Design Journey  18 America and the Holocaust Part 1  12
The End of Architecture 2  23 America and the Holocaust Part 2  20
The Four Gospels in Art  18 The Boiling Republic: The Coming of the Civil War  13
The Past in our Presence: Preservation of China: from Confucius to Xi  19
Pittsburgh’s Historic Architecture  11
FDR’s New Deal, 1932-1940  24
Forging a New Nation: America in the Civil War
Film, Music and Theater and Reconstruction Era  22
Broadway Deconstructed  15 The History of England: According to
William Shakespeare  12
Documentary Films: When Truth is Stranger
Than Fiction  19 A History of Modern France  14
Dublin at War: A Discussion of Four Plays by History of Photography 1945-1995  23
Sean O’Casey  18
Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason  17
Extraordinary Challenges  25
The Korean War  10
Let’s Listen to the Movies  23
The Muckrakers, 1890-1920  15
Movie Cornucopia  17
Plato’s Republic  13
Songs with a Message  21
Presocratic Philosophy  20
Top Opera Arias in Context  15
A Short History of Reproductive Rights  17
Women of Rock and Roll  16
Stalinism: Industrialization, WWII, and the
Cold War  15
Fitness, Health and Self-Interest U.S. Presidents of the 1960s  24
Better Balance! Steady and Strong  10 Understanding Scottish History 2  13
Chair Yoga  10 Understanding the Reformation  21
Chakra Yoga All Levels  14 What’s Philosophy Good for?  18
Climbing Your Family Tree: Beginning Genealogy  10 Women and Reform 1810-1850  24
Dance and Be Fit (Session 1) 12
Dance and Be Fit (Session 2) 19 Language Studies
Gentle Yoga  13 Advanced Conversational Spanish  16
Lifestyle Reboot  11 Advanced Intermediate French Exploration:
Miscellaneous Topics  12
Take Your Garden to the Next Level  18
Beginner Spanish  11
TED Talks  13
Beginning Level French: Present Tense Verbs  12
Traditional Chinese Medicine: Health and Harmony  16 Intermediate French Exploration:
Talking about the Past (Tense)  17
Zumba Gold  17
Intermediate Spanish  14
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COURSES BY TOPIC | SPRING 2022 (continued) IN-PERSON COURSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
Clicking on each course title will take you to its course description in the catalog. IN PURPLE. ALL OTHER COURSES TAKE
PLACE ONLINE

Literature and Creative Writing Religious Studies
August Wilson: Pittsburgher and Playwright, III  13 Angels and Demons in the Bible  25
Best American Short Stories 2021  20 Christianity for a Post-Christian Context:
The New Possibilities for Faith and Practice  19
Dante’s Paradiso: a Template for a Righteous,
Just, and Happy Society  22 Death in the Name of God: Martyrs
and Martyrdom  22
Down These Mean Streets: Tough Guys,
Tough Stories  24
Love Stories: Ancient to Medieval  17 Science, Technology and Medicine
Modern and Post-modern Short Fiction  14 The Crosstalk Between Physiology and the
Pathological Condition of the Human Body  20
Myths and Legends of Ireland  21
Fantastic Fossils  22
The Nun and the Poet: Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
and Octavio Paz  21 Genetics: Its History, Developments, and Impact  15
A Short Story Salad  24 Genomics and the Future of Health Care:
A Precision Medicine Primer  19
Urban Dream, Urban Nightmare 2- Los Angeles  14
Getting the Most from Your iPad  13
William Faulkner, American Author  21
The History of Physics  12
Women in Science Fiction: From Mary Shelley
to Sigourney Weaver  23 Mars: Past, Present, and Future  10
Stonehenge to Hubble  11
Math and Economics Understanding Your Health  11
A Financial-Economic View of American History  25 What is Cancer? State of the Art Approaches to
Diagnosis, Prognosis and Personalized Treatment  23
Mastering the Market: Investing in a Complex World  16
Political, Social Sciences and Society Visual & Performing Arts
The American Politics of Healthcare Reform Beginner Watercolor  16
in Comparative Perspective  14
Drawing: The First Step  15
Anti-Black Bias in the American Criminal
Legal System  20 Monotype Printmaking Deep Dive  13
China in the 21st Century: Problems and Prospects  10 Watercolors with Six Tubes: Series 2  11
Contemporary Economic Policy Issues  15 Zentangle in Color  14
Divining Bette Midler: Queer Lives, Gay Icons
and Diva Worship  16
Ireland & Northern Ireland: Exploring the Politics
and History of Conflict & Peacebuilding  15
Local News: Stories from A Shifting Landscape  18
Organized Crime  12
Right-wing Ideologies Throughout the
Twentieth Century  22
Us vs. “Them”: Intergroup Bias, Dynamics,
and Opportunities  24
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OLLI Course Descriptions
Session 1: Monday, January 24–Saturday, February 26, 2022
key topics: trade and technology, Climbing Your Family Tree:
MONDAY China’s political system, its foreign Beginning Genealogy*
policies, the country’s vast—and IN-PERSON COURSE
9–10 a.m. growing—energy needs, as well as
issues on China’s periphery, notably This 4-week course provides an
Better Balance! Steady in Hong Kong, Xinjiang and Taiwan. introduction to the process involved
and Strong in searching for family roots

Academic • Scott McKnight
Beginning with information gathering
Are you looking for an exercise from family tradition and oral history
program designed to improve your Mars: Past, Present, interviews, the methodology of
everyday life? This course, led by and Future recording, organizing, and storing
a physical therapist, will focus on Since historical times, the planet Mars your family history is reviewed

balance and core strengthening has been the focus of intense research Resources discussed include
exercises. Come join the fun and learn and curiosity. Studied by Aristotle, census schedules, vital records and
a program designed to improve your Galileo, Tyco, Kepler and the eminent courthouse resources, church and
posture and daily function while also astronomer Percival Lowell; there has cemetery records, and immigration
decreasing your risk of falls and injury. been no other planet or object within and naturalization

No special equipment needed, and our solar system that has generated
most of the exercises are completed Academic • Marilyn Holt
such interest. Through the use of
standing. No part of the program modern probes and surface rovers we
involves getting up and down from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m

now have a clearer understanding of
the floor. This program is suitable for the enigmatic planet Mars. This class
beginners yet appropriate for those Chair Yoga
will present an overview of the history
with more exercise experience as it of exploration, characteristics and This gentle form of yoga is practiced
can be adapted to fit individual needs. recent discoveries of the most Earth- using a chair as a prop/stabilizer
Enjoyment • Diane Markovitz like planet in the solar system: Mars! for support during standing
poses or adapted for sitting on a
Academic • Stephen Lindberg
10–11:30 a.m. chair. It is especially beneficial for
people concerned with balance or
10–11:50 a.m. coordination issues or those who have
China in the 21st Century:
Problems and Prospects felt they are unable to participate in
The Korean War other yoga experiences. The class
How did China, a country beset by IN-PERSON COURSE includes poses for strength training,
war, unrest and poverty, become an mobility in the joints and more
The Korean War has long been called
increasingly wealthy and globally relaxing poses to help steady the
the forgotten war, but recent events
relevant country over the past four mind. Opportunities to intensify, with
have rekindled interest in learning
decades? How has China’s single- modifications to make the poses more
something about the first war that
party state, which came to power in accessible, will be offered throughout
America didn’t win. The course will
1949 to form the People’s Republic the course so that participants learn
look at the political and diplomatic
of China, been able to adapt—and to adapt to their personal situations
events that led to the conflict, the
indeed thrive—when so many other and comfort as well as challenge
geography of the war, and some of
single-party states have stagnated or themselves. The course is appropriate
the key personalities involved and
collapsed? What does China’s rise and for all levels

how they influenced the progress of
all its attendant impacts—economic,
the war. It also will look at the key Enjoyment • Susan Gillis Kruman
political and environmental—mean
campaigns and the eventual outcome

for the rest of the world and for the
United States in particular? This five- Academic • David Albert
part lecture series will analyze the
“rise” of China, focusing on several
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Our self-paced online courses can be started anytime and give you maximum flexibility to study at your own pace. This affordable course format does not have weekly assignment due dates, which means you can learn, complete quizzes, and even take tests according to your schedule. Get extra support.

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Our catalog of affordable online courses not only saves you money, but also allows you to pay as you go—whether that means signing up for five courses at one time or just choosing your next one. Traditional college courses offer you little freedom in your studies.

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This online competency-based course is designed to help students build and demonstrate their knowledge and skill in interpersonal communication in the workplace.

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