Free, public lectures on a variety of topics ranging from the 2016 election to improving access to health services using GIS, the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to Olmec archeology and discovering the world on a motorcycle are among the offerings from Cal State Fullerton’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
Sept. 10 through Dec. 1
Cal State Fullerton, Ruby Gerontology Center’s Mackey Auditorium
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831
BEST OF ECLECTICS SERIES I
10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays
Sept. 15 – “Heading Into the Big One: the 2016 Election” presented by Raphael J. Sonenshein, executive director, Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs, Cal State Los Angeles
Sept. 29 – “What Is Sleep?” by Deborah Wilson-Ozima, lecturer in psychology, Cal State Fullerton
Oct. 13 – “Improving Access to Health Services Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)” with Dennis Kao, assistant professor of social work, Cal State Fullerton
Oct. 27 – “Inside NASA’s Challenger and Columbia Disasters: Insights for Leadership and Organizational Transformation” presented by Mark Maier, founding chair, Leadership Programs, Chapman University
Dec. 1 – “Shadow for Peace, ‘the Experience’ 70 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki” presented by Richard Fukuhara, Fukuhara Photography Inc., and Robert Horsting, producer, director and oral historian
BEST OF ECLECTICS SERIES II
12:30-2 p.m. Thursdays
Sept. 10 & 24 – “The Middle East and the USA: What Is Going On?” two-part program presented by George Giacumakis, Museum of Biblical and Sacred Writings, Biola University
Oct. 8 – “The Essence of Lutherie, Performing and Pedagogy” by Jack Sanders, lecturer in music, Pomona College
Oct. 22 – “Olmec Archaeology in the Arroyo Pesquero Region,” presented by Carl J. Wendt, professor of anthropology, Cal State Fullerton
Nov. 5 – “Aromatherapy: Our Journey to Health and Well-Being” with Marian Sherman, organizational development analyst, Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion, Cal State Fullerton
Nov. 19 – “Discovering the World on a Motorcycle” by Allan Karl, photographer and author of “FORKS – A Quest for Culture, Cuisine and Connection”
$8 for a daily permit Monday through Friday. Details available online.
OLLI is a self-supporting University affiliate group of more than 1,700 retired and semiretired individuals dedicated the pursuit of lifelong learning. For more information about the organization, these and other OLLI programs, visit the OLLI website.
Kathy Pomykata, 657-278-5884