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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.

  Courses  

Adventures in History: Winning World War II New Class

2 Thu., Oct. 16 & 23

Art Lives Here: Exploring the Milwaukee Art Museum Collections New Class

5 Tue., Oct. 14-Nov. 11

Baroque Art and Architecture New Class

2 Thu., Oct. 30 and Nov. 13

Becoming American: Ole Rolvaag's Giants in the Earth New Class

4 Tue., Oct. 21-Nov. 11 - Full

Blue Eyes and a Big Grin Will Make You a Star New Class

5 Fri., Nov. 14-Dec. 19 (Omit: Nov. 28) - Full

Booking and Planning Travel New Class

3 Mon., Nov. 17-Dec. 1

China in the News: An Update New Class

2 Thu., Nov. 6 & 13 - Full

Consciously Navigating the Second Half of Life

4 Thu., Oct. 16-Nov. 6 - Full

Doubt and Its Benefits New Class

3 Wed., Dec. 3-17

Hildegard von Bingen: A Woman to Learn from for a Healthy 21st Century Life New Class

3 Wed., Dec. 3-17

History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part IV (DVD Course) New Class

5 Thu., Oct. 16-Nov. 13

History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part V (DVD Course) New Class

4 Thu., Nov. 20-Dec. 18 (Omit: Nov. 27)

Inside Religion (DVD Course) New Class

5 Fri., Sept. 19-Oct. 24 (Omit: Oct. 3)

London: A Short History, Part II (DVD Course) New Class

4 Tue., Nov. 18-Dec. 9

Masterworks of American Art, Part II (DVD Course) New Class

4 Tue., Oct. 14-Nov. 4

Masterworks of American Art, Part III (DVD Course) New Class

4 Tue., Nov. 11-Dec. 9 (Omit Nov. 18)

Mindfulness Meditation: A Path to Peace New Class

3 Tue., Sept. 30-Oct. 14 - Full

Pain Management: More than Just Drugs New Class

3 Mon., Oct. 13-27

Potpourri II New Class

5 Mon., Oct. 13-Nov. 10

Potpourri III New Class

5 Mon., Nov. 17-Dec. 15

The World's Greatest Geological Wonders (DVD Course) New Class

4 Tue., Nov. 18-Dec. 9

Two Modernist Masterpieces: T.S. Eliot's J. Alfred Prufrock and James Joyce's The Dead New Class

3 Thu., Oct. 16-30

Understanding Water Supply and Pollution Control New Class

5 Wed., Oct. 29-Nov. 26

American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau New Class

5 Mon., Nov. 17-Dec. 15

  Dates To Be Announced  
History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part III (DVD Course)
Investing in Turbulent Times
London: A Short History, Part I (DVD Course)
Masterworks of American Art, Part I (DVD Course)
Myths, Mysteries, Legends and Lore of the Great Lakes
Potpourri I
Science and Religion (DVD Course)
Two Plays about Women by Ibsen: A Doll's House and Hedda Gabler
Vision for Organics and Machines
 
For more information, contact:
Kim  Beck, Executive Director, kcb@uwm.edu, 414-227-3321
 
 

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