OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE  |  UCR EXTENSION  |  SPRING 2018 Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC Riverside! Thank you for joining or renewing your membership to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). We are pleased that you have chosen to discover new and old truths, expand your knowledge and interests, and transform your life through learning and networking with like- minded individuals. Who we are UCR Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is dedicated to providing stimulating learning experiences designed to enrich the intellectual, social, and cultural lives of adult learners over the age of 50. We received funding to create our program in 2003 from the Bernard Osher Foundation, and we are proud to be a part of a dynamic network of 120 educational institutions in 379 cities and towns across America. We currently serve the greater Riverside area and the Coachella Valley, with close to 800 members and still growing! We are a community of lifelong learners whose common bonds are intellectual curiosity and the experience of our generation. What we offer Each year we offer 80–105 courses, lectures, field trips, and special events. Our classes, lectures, and special events are led by distinguished faculty, experienced presenters, and knowledgeable guest speakers on a wide range of study areas from film, culture, music, literature, sciences, politics, health and wellness to language, history, and law. We offer our program at three locations, in Riverside at the UCR Extension Center, in Rancho Mirage at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences and the University of California Palm Desert Center. As a valued member in UCR’s Osher program, you can select from a diverse array of fun, creative, thought-provoking classes, special events, and lectures from September–June. Become a member of UCR Osher We have made becoming a member in UCR Osher easy. » » One low annual membership fee of $45 per person (September 2017-June 2018). Your membership fee is not tuition and is not refundable. Individual course fees of $25–$35 apply. » » With your annual Osher membership, you have access to the annual Osher LIFE Lecture Series membership at an additional fee of $65, offered at this time only at the Riverside location. » » Select from stellar academic program offerings from talented and knowledgeable presenters. Choose your level of participation; take as many courses and attend as many lectures as you want that suit your interests. Osher courses meet for 2 hours, once per week for 6 weeks; lectures are held on Tuesdays from 1:30–3 p.m. » » Volunteer your talents and interests to ensure continued success of the program. Contact the Osher office to learn about volunteer opportunities. Contents Art 7, 8 Current Events 3, 4, 9 Film & Culture 3, 6, 7, 9, 17 Government & Politics 2, 6 Health & Wellness 3, 4, 8, 9, 17 History 5, 7, 8, 9 Literature & Language 2, 6 Music 2, 8 Osher LIFE Lectures 10 Religion 9 Science & Technology 5, 7 Special Events & Field Trips 12–17 Community Discount Partners 1 Become a Friend of Osher 18 Enrollment Form 19 Membership Form 20 Maps 21 About UCR Osher UCR Extension (USPS 312-760) Volume LXIII No. 2 March Published seven times a year in February, March, April, July, August, and November (2) by University of California, Riverside, 1200 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92507. Periodicals postage paid at Riverside, CA and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to UC Riverside Extension, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0112. ii