Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute -  Courses

Welcome to OLLI @ UM.

OLLI's home on the UM campus is located in Lau Founder's Hall, 1550 Brescia Ave, Coral Gables, FL.

You can contact OLLI @ UM in person at our office, by phone at 305-284-6554, or by email at osher@miami.edu.

Online registration is open. It's the best way to secure your seat in our popular classes!

SPRING 1 2016: January 19 - February 26

SPRING 2 2016: March 7 - April 15

Phone registration is available by calling OLLI at UM at 305-284-6554.

 

New to OLLI @ UM? OLLI @ UM is an association of community members aged 50 and better seeking intellectual enrichment. In addition to taking Osher courses, OLLI members are invited to a wide variety of University of Miami lectures and social events.

Teach a course!

Our instructors and class facilitators are volunteers! If you are a prospective instructor interested in teaching a course, please fill out our course proposal form and email it to osher@miami.edu. We have a 'teach a class, take a class' policy. Our OLLI volunteer instructors can register for an OLLI class tuition-free in exchange for teaching. Join us and teach your passion!

Coral Gables course listings

The course listing below includes all upcoming courses on the Coral Gables campus and at the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. Use the links above the list to sort by course name or day offered.

For Osher Lifelong Learning Institute courses in northern Miami-Dade county, please contact OLLI at Florida International University.

Accommodations Policy for OLLI@UM

OLLI@UM provides reasonable accommodations in its programs in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. To request disability accommodations, please contact the OLLI@UM office at 305-284-6554 as soon as you register and at least two weeks before classes begin. OLLI@UM has portable assistive-listening devices that enhance ability to hear the instructors using the microphone in Room 102 of Founders Hall. 

French, Advanced Conversation - the Future of French

SPRING 2: the future of French. Taught in French.
Course OSH-306, Section 12
Starts : 3/11/2016 Ends : 4/15/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

SIG: Current Events

Would you like to discuss current events within a smaller group? Do you share the same passions as other OLLI members on certain national or global topics? Participants in this SIG should prepare for meetings by brushing up on current topics in the news frequently, bringing not only opinions to the table, but verified facts as well.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-101, Section 11
Starts : 1/22/2016 Ends : 2/26/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-101, Section 12
Starts : 3/11/2016 Ends : 4/15/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
$0

TAI CHI

Course description: This class meets TWICE a week for 1 hour. Tai chi is a gentle and graceful movement class designed to build better balance, coordination, and focus in older adults. Students are encouraged to wear loose comfortable clothing. Our program features Tony Garcia who is certified to teach Tai Chi for work, arthritis, back pain, diabetes, and osteoporosis.

THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-201, Section 11
Starts : 1/25/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Monday, Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
$80
Course OSH-201, Section 12
Starts : 3/7/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Monday, Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
$90

SIG: Fun with Yiddish Lunch Group

Brush up on your Yiddish, and start speaking it now. Even if you understand it, but have never spoken it, come surprise yourself with how quickly you can join the conversation.

THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-310, Section 11
Starts : 1/25/2016 Ends : 2/29/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-310, Section 12
Starts : 3/7/2016 Ends : 4/11/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
$0

SIG: Investments

Are you an “expert” investor or have some experience with investing? This is your chance to discuss investment topics and opportunities with fellow OLLI members.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-401, Section 11
Starts : 1/25/2016 Ends : 2/29/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-401, Section 12
Starts : 3/7/2016 Ends : 4/11/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$0

Adventures in Musicology

This course highlights concert performances that will be presented in Miami during the current concert season by various South Florida musical organizations. The musicological approach will focus on the “physical, psychological, aesthetic and cultural phenomenon” of the pieces.
Course OSH-701, Section 12
Starts : 3/11/2016 Ends : 4/15/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

Painting with Acrylics, Beginning & Intermediate

Painting with acrylics can be great fun. Painting is to be enjoyed, not endured. Acrylics are easy to use mainly because they are water soluble, and are not encumbered by numerous technical rules, as are oils. Acrylics allow the artist to jump in and push the medium to its limits. Come and experience the fun, ease and lack of boundaries this medium and class offers.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-901, Section 11
Starts : 1/25/2016 Ends : 2/29/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$105
ONLY 4 SEATS LEFT
Course OSH-901, Section 12
Starts : 3/7/2016 Ends : 4/11/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$105

Advanced Acrylic Painting

Painting with acrylics can be great fun. Painting is to be enjoyed, not endured. Acrylics are easy to use mainly because they are water-soluble and are not encumbered by the numerous technical rules, as are oils. Acrylics allow the artist to jump in and push the medium to its limits. Come and experience the fun, ease and lack of boundaries this medium and class has to offer. There will be time in class to work on your projects where you will receive assistance and weekly critiques.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-902, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-902, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105

Watercolor Painting Basics

If you've never painted before or have been painting for less than a year, this is a great class to learn or review the foundations of watercolor. Even if you are just beginning, Jim will have you painting in no time.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-903, Section 11
Starts : 1/21/2016 Ends : 2/25/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105
Course OSH-903, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105

Advanced Watercolor Painting

Are you an experienced watercolor artist who wants to learn more advanced techniques? This class is designed for those students who have been working with the medium for at least one year.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-904, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/23/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105
Course OSH-904, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105

Triumph and Tragedy: The Lives of Great Men

In this six week live costumed performance historical lecture series, we will examine the lives of various great men in history, as portrayed by actor and historian, Robert Dawson. We will learn of their triumphs, failures, joys and disappointments, their decisions and choices (good or bad), and the events that shaped their lives. Think you know history? You ain’t seen nothing yet!
Course OSH-105, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

Intermediate Spanish Part C

Already know the basics of Spanish? This course is for you! We will focus on grammar, vocabulary development, and speaking
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-311, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/23/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

ITALIAN, ADVANCED

For Advanced Italian speakers... Come and join our innovative class that will also include cultural segments and many other surprises: siete benvenuti!

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-314, Section 11
Starts : 1/21/2016 Ends : 2/25/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58
Course OSH-314, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

BLACK HOLES, THE BIG BANG, AND THE FUTURE OF THE UNIVERSE

Explore a cosmos where black holes trap light and stop time, where space itself is continually expanding, and where some 13.7 billion years ago our universe was created in the ultimate cosmic event--the Big Bang! Come and join the fun, where these mind-boggling phenomena will be explained in everyday language.

THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-802, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/23/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

BASIC COMPUTER TRAINING

In this class you will learn how to use basic computer programs.
Note: You should be comfortable using a computer to take this class.

THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-909, Section 11
Starts : 1/25/2016 Ends : 2/29/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105
ONLY 4 SEATS LEFT
Course OSH-909, Section 12
Starts : 3/7/2016 Ends : 4/11/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105

PHOTOGRAPHY – Adobe Photoshop Elements (Adobe PSE4 thru 13)

Learn techniques to enhance your digital images with Adobe Photoshop®, the most popular digital imaging software.
No Scheduled Classes

Basic Spanish - part C (a continuation of Part B)

Bienvenidos! Welcome to Basic Spanish – part C. In this introductory course for beginners, you will continue learning the basic essentials to speak and write in Spanish. Greetings, basic grammar points, and cultural elements will be presented, in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Come and join us! the basic essentials to speak and write in Spanish. Greetings, basic grammar points and cultural elements will be presented all in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Come and join in on the fun! ¡Nos vemos!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-318, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/23/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$58

Spanish Conversation, Advanced: Culture Thru Film

Join Dr. Doralina Martinez Conde in this class for conversation in Spanish on a variety of cultural themes as we study two Spanish films. Emphasis will be on further development of speaking skills with special attention to vocabulary, culture and communication in Spanish. This class will contain discussions, small groups and entire class activities. The class requires students to have intermediate Spanish skills. Taught in Spanish.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-327, Section 11
Starts : 1/25/2016 Ends : 2/29/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58
Course OSH-327, Section 12
Starts : 3/7/2016 Ends : 4/11/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

Religion in America: History and Culture

This course will examine various aspects of religion in America, including the role it has played in art, architecture and music as well as politics.

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-729, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

Two Mysteries – Quantum Entanglement and the Arrow of Time

Explore two great mysteries of our universe: the nature of time and quantum entanglement. Learn why Einstein said "the distinction between past, present and future is only an illusion." Find out why he called quantum entanglement "spooky action at a distance". This thought-provoking course will challenge your notion of reality.

Course OSH-807, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

SIG: Book Club

Join other OLLI members for a lively and engaging book discussion!

THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-335, Section 11
Starts : 1/22/2016 Ends : 2/26/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-335, Section 12
Starts : 3/11/2016 Ends : 4/15/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$0

Art & Art History

Join art historian, educator, and artist, Armando Droulers, for this fascinating series on art and artists.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-734, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/23/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58
Course OSH-734, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

SIG: French Conversation Club

The OLLI French Language Conversation Club is open to all OLLI members who are in our French classes or who just want the opportunity to practice their French and share their experiences. This class is limited to 10 participants. You must register in order to attend this class.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-332, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
$0
Course OSH-332, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
$0

ITALIAN, INTERMEDIATE PART C

You know your grammar?let’s start chatting! The purpose of this interactive intermediate Italian conversation course is to begin honing your speaking skills and be able to discuss personal activities, everyday situations and be able to express your opinions – tutto in italiano!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-351, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/23/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

Chair Yoga

Also known as seated yoga,  Chair Yoga is ideal for the desk-bound, for travelers, golfers, and those in rehabilitation or physically challenged. Chair Yoga will introduce you to a series of the most effective yoga stretches, all done from the comfort of your chair.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-216, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/25/2016
Meets on : Tuesday, Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$58
Course OSH-216, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Tuesday, Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$58

ITALIAN, INTERMEDIATE PART D

Course OSH-364, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

SPANISH, BASIC - PART D

Bienvenidos! Welcome to Basic Spanish. In this introductory course, you will continue learning the basic essentials to speak and write in Spanish. Greetings, basic grammar points, and cultural elements will be presented, in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Come and join us!
Course OSH-366, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$58

BASIC ITALIAN, PART D

NOTE: class dates: 3/17 - 4/21. Buon giorno! Welcome to Basic Italian Part D! In this introductory course you will continue learning the basic essentials to speak and write in Italian. Greetings, basic grammar points and cultural elements will be presented, all in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Come and join the fun! Siete Benvenuti!
Course OSH-367, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$58
Course OSH-367, Section A
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$58

FRENCH GRAMMAR & PRONUNCIATION, INTERMEDIATE

Firm up your French fundamentals so that when you speak, you say exactly what you mean to say. This session, we will review verb conjugations and also devote special attention to nouns, articles and certain adjective and pronoun forms. Media and literary selections reinforce the lessons. Join us, and prepare to participate!
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-373, Section 11
Starts : 1/21/2016 Ends : 2/25/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

SIG: OLLI WRITERS WORKSHOP

This OLLI writers group meets weekly to explore and critique writing in a safe space as all members have valuable stories and writings to share. All writers are welcome.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-382, Section 11
Starts : 1/22/2016 Ends : 2/26/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$0
Course OSH-382, Section 12
Starts : 3/11/2016 Ends : 4/15/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$0

ITALIAN, BASIC - PART C (a continuation of Part B)

Buon giorno! Welcome to Basic Italian –part C! In this course you will continue to learn the basic essentials to speak and write in Italian.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-357, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/23/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$58
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-357, Section A
Starts : 1/21/2016 Ends : 2/25/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$58

FRENCH GRAMMAR AND PRONUNCIATION, INTERMEDIATE

This class concentrates on firming up the fundamentals of French so that when you speak, you say exactly what you mean to say. This session, we will review verb conjugation and also focus on adjectives and on interrogative and object pronouns. Media and literary selections reinforce the lessons. Join us, and prepare to participate!
Course OSH-389, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

FRENCH, BASIC - PART D

Beginning French, Part D expands upon the materials learned in Beginning French A-C. Join us, and prepare to participate!
Course OSH-390, Section 12
Starts : 3/11/2016 Ends : 4/15/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

SOLO PARA MI: TALLER DE REFLEXION

In our 50's and beyond, we are faced with a myriad of new opportunities, as well as challenges. Many of us yearn for a sounding board to help us think through these important choices. For those that have been “living in English” and “feeling in Spanish,” each week we will dive deeply into conversations about a range of topics designed to help you with the changes and new openings in the second part of life. Both men and women will have an opportunity to learn, explore, grow, and make new connections, in a safe and respectful environment. We will utilize a variety of formats, including playful interactions, small group discussions, brief videos and debates. These new circles have been designed especially for Spanish speakers. You can choose to participate throughout the year as an ongoing course or just one 6-week session. NOTE: This course is open to men and women and taught in Spanish.
Course OSH-226, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

VIVIENDO EL ESPANOL

¡Bienvenidos al mundo del español! This interactive grammar and conversation course will keep you on your “Spanish” toes! From discussing current topics, reading authentic news/magazine materials, watching film and video segments to learning useful advanced grammar, the purpose of this course is to prepare you to immerse yourself (and survive!) into all things Spanish with full confidence and pride. Vocabulary, main grammar points and cultural elements will all be presented in a relaxed, fund and family-like atmosphere. Come and join in on the fun – te esperamos!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-392, Section 11
Starts : 1/21/2016 Ends : 2/25/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58
Course OSH-392, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER TRAINING

Course description: This course is not a beginner’s course. You should have already completed (or have the knowledge from) Basic Computer Training before taking this course.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-925, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105
Course OSH-925, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$105

TUTTI A BORDO

Benvenuti al mondo italiano! This interactive Italian course will keep you "bello ed aggiornato" with your previously acquired Italian skills! From discussing current topics, reading authentic news/magazine materials, watching film and video segments and reviewing various levels of grammar depending on the lesson at hand, the purpose of this course is to help keep your Italian "fresh" with the goal to maintain your confidence, pride and love for all things Italian. Vocabulary, practical grammar points and cultural elements will be presented in a relaxed, fun and family-like atmosphere. Come and join in on the fun— Ti aspettiamo!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-396, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/23/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58
Course OSH-396, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

SELECTED INTERNATIONAL TOPICS

This class will cover current events regarding nations and issues in the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-158, Section 11
Starts : 1/25/2016 Ends : 2/29/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-158, Section 12
Starts : 3/7/2016 Ends : 4/11/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

CANASTA FOR BEGINNERS

Learn canasta
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-228, Section 11
Starts : 1/21/2016 Ends : 2/25/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$150
Course OSH-228, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$150

CONTEMPORARY SHORT STORIES - let's have fun with them!

Course OSH-399, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

FRENCH CONVERSATION, ADV: POTPOURRI OF CURRENT EVENTS

Course description: Whether it's the latest political scandal or the hottest new look, the French press is always buzzing. Join us as we review the events of the week as presented in print, on the web, and on the evening news. Taught in French.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-823, Section 11
Starts : 1/22/2016 Ends : 2/26/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

EXCEL BASICS for Lifelong Learners

Course description: Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel.
Course OSH-927, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$105

INTERNATIONAL ACTION

This class is a discussion group, led by OLLI member Mr. Alan Dietz, dealing with explaining up-to-the-minute international affairs, politics, and intrigue in the major action centers of the world, with emphasis on Europe, China, India, Russia, Japan, Latin America,and of course the smoldering Middle East.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-160, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$30
Course OSH-160, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$30

LEARNING RESILIENCE THROUGH POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

In this course, we will learn about the science behind becoming a resilient person. It is also about learning the positive skills, strategies and routines to effectively manage life stressors and do what matters most in life.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-229, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

FINANCIAL CAPABILITY 101: THE SMARTS OF MANAGING YOUR FINANCES

This course provides expert guidance so that you are confident making monetary decisions and securing your financial future. Topics include financial psychology; budgeting and account management; loans, debt, and credit profile (including identity theft); jobs and entrepreneurship; government influences and risk management; insurance.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-409, Section 11
Starts : 1/19/2016 Ends : 2/23/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58
Course OSH-409, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

ARTISTS AFTER WORLD WAR II - Mondays at 10:00am

NOTE: THIS COURSE ALSO IS OFFERED ON MONDAYS AT 1:00PM. After World War II the mind set changed. Artists became interested in depicting different ideas. Pablo Picasso moved away from Cubism, while Fernand Leger achieved a stylized rendition of reality. Archile Gorky represented new images, Rothko developed a painting that touches the senses and Pollock became the leader of action painting.
Course OSH-159, Section 12
Starts : 3/7/2016 Ends : 4/25/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

GEOPOLITICS OF THE BIBLE

Course OSH-161, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

INTERNATIONAL HOT TOPICS (A speaker series by the UM Dept of In

The UM Dept of International Studies Speaker Series at OLLI provides opportunities for students, faculty, and the community to gather and engage in learning. Each week OLLI will host a faculty member or graduate student from the University of Miami to present a scintillating presentation on timely topics. This speaker series is organized by Dr. Bruce Bagley, Professor in the Department of International Studies.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-162, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

CONSUMER SAFETY (SPEAKER SERIES)

Learn about consumer safety, especially concerning older consumers, in this speaker series featuring local and national experts on issues such as Identity Theft, Food Safety, Dietary Supplements, Poison Control, and Homeland Security.
Course OSH-163, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$30

HOW TO LIVE A HAPPIER, UNCLUTTERED LIFE

Course OSH-232, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

100 YEARS OF PIANO

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-165, Section 11
Starts : 1/25/2016 Ends : 2/29/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

EARLY 20TH CENTURY ARTISTS

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-166, Section 11
Starts : 1/25/2016 Ends : 2/29/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

CANASTA FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS

Course OSH-230, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$150

DEVELOPMENTAL SEXUALITY

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-233, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

REAL TALK WITH ARTHUR

THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-234, Section 11
Starts : 1/21/2016 Ends : 2/25/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$30
Course OSH-234, Section 12
Starts : 3/24/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$30

SIG: SHAKESPEARE READING GROUP

THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-235, Section 11
Starts : 1/22/2016 Ends : 2/26/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$0
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-235, Section 12
Starts : 3/11/2016 Ends : 4/15/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$0

WRITE RIGHT OR IF NOT, THEN WRONG!

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-410, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58
Course OSH-410, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

THREE BRILLIANT NEW MEMOIRS

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-411, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

MUSIC & EMPIRE

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-794, Section 11
Starts : 1/20/2016 Ends : 2/24/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

J.S. BACH

THIS SECTION IS FULL
Course OSH-796, Section 11
Starts : 1/22/2016 Ends : 2/26/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

ARTISTS AFTER WORLD WAR II - Mondays at 1:00pm

NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OFFERED ON MONDAYS AT 10:00AM ALSO. After World War II the mind set changed. Artists became interested in depicting different ideas. Pablo Picasso moved away from Cubism, while Fernand Leger achieved a stylized rendition of reality. Archile Gorky represented new images, Rothko developed a painting that touches the senses and Pollock became the leader of action painting.
Course OSH-797, Section 12
Starts : 3/7/2016 Ends : 4/25/2016
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

FRENCH, BEGINNERS, PART C

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-830, Section 11
Starts : 1/22/2016 Ends : 2/26/2016
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$58

INTERMEDIATE SPANISH, PART D

Course OSH-831, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

INTRO TO PAINTING WITH PASTELS - at the Pinecrest Community Ctr

Learn to paint with pastels! This class takes place at the Pinecrest Community Center. 5855 SW 111 St. Pinecrest, FL 33156
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Course OSH-929, Section 11
Starts : 1/21/2016 Ends : 2/25/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58
ONLY 4 SEATS LEFT
Course OSH-929, Section 12
Starts : 3/10/2016 Ends : 4/14/2016
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$58

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY: EXPLORE, DISCOVER & CAPTURE

Course OSH-930, Section 12
Starts : 3/8/2016 Ends : 4/12/2016
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$150

NIGHT DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Course OSH-931, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$150
Course OSH-931, Section 12
Starts : 3/9/2016 Ends : 4/13/2016
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$150

FRENCH BOOT CAMP - LES POUSSINS (beginners)

Learn French in this immersion-style, 5-day boot camp. Two levels are available. Beginner classes (Les Poussins) meet 3 hours each morning, 9:00am to 12:00 noon, Monday through Friday. Intermediate classes (Les Cadets) meet 3 hours each afternoon, 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. This section is for BEGINNERS of French.
Course ILI-513, Section 01
Starts : 7/18/2016 Ends : 7/22/2016
Meets on : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time : 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$225
Course ILI-513, Section 02
Starts : 7/25/2016 Ends : 7/29/2016
Meets on : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time : 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$225

FRENCH BOOT CAMP - LES CADETS (Interm)

Learn French in this immersion-style, 5-day boot camp. Two levels are available. Beginner classes (LES POUSSINS) meet 3 hours each morning, 9:00am to 12:00 noon, Monday through Friday. Intermediate classes (LES CADETS) meet 3 hours each afternoon, 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. This section is for INTERMEDIATE level speakers of French.
Course ILI-514, Section 01
Starts : 7/18/2016 Ends : 7/22/2016
Meets on : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$225
Course ILI-514, Section 02
Starts : 7/25/2016 Ends : 7/29/2016
Meets on : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$225