Registration Beginning For OWU’s Lifelong Learning Institute

27 Jan , 2022  

Special to 1808Delaware

Knowledge will bloom this spring with a bounty of classes being offered by the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) at Ohio Wesleyan University.

For a $75 registration fee, individuals 55 and older are able to sign up for as many courses as they wish during the spring session, which begins the week of March 14.

The multi-week classes are taught by volunteers, including Ohio Wesleyan professors and other experts in a non-competitive environment. All classes will be held in-person unless otherwise noted. Scheduled spring classes are:

  • A Deep Dive into DNA Tools
  • History through the Decades
  • The Religions of the World and the World of Religion
  • The Supreme Court’s Greatest Hits
  • Film Noir
  • LLI Potpourri, featuring single-topic sessions exploring:
    • The Illogical Logic of Public Policymaking
    • Beyond Clara Barton: Other Civil War Nurses
    • “Axis Sally”: Ohio Wesleyan’s Most Notorious and Least Understood Alum
    • Artificial Intelligence: The Future is Now
    • Seniors Against Scams
    • Project Management: For Projects We Do Everyday
  • A Nickel Tour of the Universe: New! Improved! No Extra Charge!
  • Reading for Success: More Books This Doctor Thinks Should be in Your Library (via Zoom)
  • Health in Action: Diabetes Self-Management (via Zoom)

Online, mail, and telephone registration for the spring session opens Feb. 7 and runs through March 7. Thanks to support from SourcePoint, the LLI is able to offer a limited number of $50 scholarships this spring. Scholarship applications are due Feb. 28.

For additional class descriptions (including dates, times, and instructors), scholarship applications, and online registration, visit owu.edu/LLI. Confirmation of course registration will be sent to each paid registrant.

Launched in 2019, the Lifelong Learning Institute at Ohio Wesleyan University is committed to helping those 55 and older to “discover ideas, acquire knowledge, and fuel your curiosity” with fall and springs sessions each year. For questions, contact the Lifelong Learning Institute at lli@owu.edu or (740) 368-3078.

Photo: (Photo by Paul Vernon)

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