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  Short Courses  
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UWM offers members the opportunity to sign up for Short Courses. These are two to six-week noncredit sessions on various topics such as the arts, literature, ethics, science, politics, religion and history. Courses are taught by UWM faculty and other experts and professionals in the community. Courses are offered in the fall, spring and summer. Our programs are designed for people from all walks of life and educational levels. The only admission requirement is a desire to learn.

Members enjoy free parking in the attached garage for Short Courses that are held downtown at the UWM School of Continuing Education.

Register for Osher programs online or call 414-227-3200. You must be a member to register for any Short Course.


Adventures in History: The Making of Modern America

3 Thu., May 8, 15, 22

Around the World in 80 Faiths, Part II (DVD Course) New Class

4 Fri., Apr. 25, May 2, (omit 9), 16, 23

Computer Basics New Class

4 Fri., May 2, 9, 16, 23

Family Storytelling 102 New Class

3 Mon., Apr. 21, 28, May 5

Living With Hearing and Vision Loss New Class

4 Wed., Apr. 23, 30, May 7, 14

Modern Sculpture New Class

3 Tue., Apr. 22, 29, May 6

My Favorite Universe (DVD Course) New Class

6 Tue., Apr. 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27

Potpourri III

5 Mon., Apr. 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 - Full

  Dates To Be Announced  
Around the World in 80 Faiths, Part I (DVD Course)
Beginners Genealogy
Body Language and Handwriting: What They Say About Personalities New Class
Consciously Navigating the Second Half of Life
Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism New Class
History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part I (DVD Course)
History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part II (DVD Course)
Know Your Medicine, Know Your Pharmacist New Class
London At War: The Blitz
Long-Term Care: Planning for Future Needs New Class
Mind Aerobics
Potpourri New Class
Potpourri II
Spotlight on Spies
The Ethics of Drones
The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, Part I (DVD Course)
The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, Part II (DVD Course)
The History of Your Milwaukee County Parks
The Old Sod and the Angry Sea in Irish Literature
The Provocative Nietzsche New Class
Vicars of Christ: The Papacy Through the Centuries New Class
Wonder of the Universe
Othello: A Dark, Italian Love Tragedy With a Hidden God for Our Times
iPads for Beginners New Class
For more information, contact:
Kim  Beck, Executive Director,, 414-227-3321


Spring 2014 Osher Catalog

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