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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Receives Grant for Third Year

Monday, December 02, 2019

The Bernard Osher Foundation in California recently awarded $25,000 to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas to increase activity in fundraising and membership.

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National Adult Education Conference Has Strong Arkansas Presence

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Six faculty presented original research at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education conference along with 11 students and three alumni.

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OLLI and SALT Teaming Up to Host Senior Citizen Safety Programs in Fayetteville

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and SALT — Seniors and Law Enforcement Together — are teaming up to host a series of free senior safety programs in October.

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Free OLLI Class April 11 to Focus on CASA of Northwest Arkansas

Monday, April 08, 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is hosting an informational class about CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Northwest Arkansas on Thursday, April 11.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Course Proposals Due April 30

Thursday, April 04, 2019

If you're an expert in your field or an avid hobbyist, you should consider teaching a class at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas.

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OLLI to Offer Unique Look Inside Outer Space

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will offer the opportunity to step into the unknown and listen to experienced geologist and planetary science enthusiast Travis Atwood at 1:30 Friday, March 15.

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New Professor's Research on Concept Mapping Published in Top-Tier Journal

Friday, April 13, 2018

Kevin Roessger, who teaches about adult and lifelong learning, recently examined a teaching method known as "concept mapping," which helps students visually understand relationships between concepts.

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U of A Doctoral Student Named to Athletics Post at Alabama A&M

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Monica Jones, a doctoral student in the adult and lifelong learning program, was named associate athletic director and senior woman's administrator at Alabama A&M University.

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U of A Graduate Student Selected for Fellowship to Promote Business Opportunities

Friday, March 30, 2018

The fellowship program recognizes 25 leaders — including Tim Lampkin of the U of A — who are seen as representing some of the most innovative local economic and community development solutions.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Kicks Off Spring with Lecture on Black Music, Concert

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers nearly 90 courses this spring. The spring season starts with a lecture by Jeffrey Murdock, associate director of choral activities at the university.

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