Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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OLLI is a unique learning community for adults age 50 years old or better. OLLI offers the very best continuing education with no tests and no grades. Distinguished SSU faculty and other Bay Area educators enjoy sharing their expertise with OLLI students, whose life experience and intelligence enrich the exchange of ideas.

OLLI at SSU is one of over 100 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes nationwide. The program is supported by student fees, donations, and the earnings on an initial endowment generously provided by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Joining OLLI at SSU means discovering new friends, new knowledge, and new ways to bring meaning and enjoyment to your life. Courses are taught in six week sessions (Fall, Winter, and Spring) at two locations. Areas of study range across many subjects:

  • Arts
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Food & Wine
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social & Political History
  • World Cultures

"The Good Life" Lecture Series - Spring 2016

Presented by OLLI and the University Library in celebration of the tandem 15th anniversaries of OLLI and the Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center.

All lectures are from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Schulz 3001
Bring your lunch and enjoy the presentations

February 10

  • Margie Purser, Anthropology - The Role of Place in Creating The Good Life
  • Mike Visser, Economics - Economics of The Good Life

March 9

  • Laura Watt, Environmental Studies and Planning - The Environment and The Good Life
  • Tim Wandling, English - The Good Life in Literature

April 12

  • Josh Glasgow, Philosophy - The Shape of the Good Life
  • Daniel Malpica, Chicano and Latino Studies - Immigration and the Search for The Good Life