Posts Tagged ‘ Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ’

OLLI plans Platte River tour

Apr 15th, 2010 | By | Category: April 15, 2010, Campus News, Issue

A four-day tour of the Platte River will focus on the relevance and importance of Nebraska’s most significant river. “Understanding the Platte River” is sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNL. The tour is May 10 to 13, beginning and ending in Lincoln. The OLLI Platte River water tour will explore the river […]

Exhibition by OLLI students opens March 5

Mar 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, March 4, 2010

Digital photographs designed by students in UNL’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will be on display during a first Friday reception, 7 to 9 p.m., March 5 at the Aging Partner’s Senior Center, 1005 O St. The event is free and open to the public.

OLLI offers Guthrie event on Jan. 10

Jan 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, January 7, 2010

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNL will present an open house and New Year’s celebration featuring the music of Woody Guthrie at 2:45 p.m., Jan. 10 at the Nebraska Champions Club. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The program, “Woody Guthrie: Re-envisioning 1930s America,” will be presented by Kathryn Benzel and Mike Adams. The presentation […]

OLLI registration open

Nov 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 12, 2009

Registration is being accepted for the second term of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute classes. Nearly two-dozen courses covering a range of disciplines and interests are offered. Register at,, 472-6265, or room 125 in the Home Economics Building.

OLLI elects new council members

Jul 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Employee News, Issue, July 16, 2009

Carol Connor, former director of the Lincoln City Libraries, and Jerry Selentin, former executive director of the Nebraska Council of School Administrators, have been elected to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of UNL. Sellentin was elected chair of the council joining other officers Dorothy Anderson, vice chair; Dave Thomssen, treasurer, and Nancy Ernst secretary. Other […]

Osher Institute celebrates $1 million endowment

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 16, 2008

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute received a $1 million endowment from The Bernard Osher Foundation, and a celebration and open house was held Oct. 12 at the East Union to note the accomplishment. Since 2003, OLLI at UNL has been dedicated to creating lifelong learning opportunities for adults 50 and older. The institute offers a […]