January 2, 2009

UCSD Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Information Meeting

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (Osher Institute) at the University of California, San Diego, will hold a Member Information Meeting on Saturday, January 10, 2009. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. followed by a presentation starting at 10:00 a.m. on the UC San Diego Extension Campus in the Rubinger Center, Building “D” located at 9600 North Torrey Pines Road and Muir College Drive. Free parking is available adjacent to the UCSD Extension Campus. Winter quarter classes begin Tuesday, January 20.

Members enjoy many lectures and presentations including our highly regarded Distinguished Lecture Series. The winter schedule includes: Historical Background of the New Testament led by Dr. Davis Miano, Ph.D., Genome Biology led by Professor Russell Doolittle; Human Impact on the Environment led by Professor Milton Saier; Algae: Why our Lives Depend on Them; and Wordsworth: Poetry and Revolution led by Professor Fred Randel. Some other courses during the winter quarter are: Thomas Jefferson; Science and Medicine; California History; American Presidents, Literature; In Defense of History; and Live Theater and Music performances.

Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC San Diego is an adult education program with a curriculum designed for those who are at least 50 years of age and enjoy challenging learning without tests or grades. There are no education requirements – just the desire to learn for learning’s sake.

For more information please call (858) 534-3409 or e-mail olli@ucsd.edu.

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