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Registration info

Registration for Summer 2022 OLLI at WMU courses will begin Tuesday, May 10 at 10 a.m.

"Calendar" block

  • May 10 10 a.m.

Events and Special Offerings

Events and Special Offerings

  1. One Day University – Ongoing, on demand, access available through July 14, 2022.
  2. German Conversation SIG –Beginning Friday, June 3, 10 to 11 a.m. then ongoing.
  3. Taste of OLLI 2022 – Thursday, June 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fetzer Center, check-in begins at 8 a.m.

Summer 2022 Courses Available

  1. Tending Your Inner Garden – for Writers Inspired by Nature Samantha Jo Atkins, Fri. 5/27 and 6/3, 10 a.m. to noon, Wood Hall, Room #1008
  2. The 1619 Project: Beyond the Hate and Hype – Gary Marquardt, Wed. 6/1, 6/8 and 6/15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., College of Health and Human Services, Room #1073
  3. Islamic Mysticism: History of Sufism in Michigan – Tasleem Firdausee, Thurs. 6/2 and 6/9, 10 a.m. to noon, College of Health and Human Services, Room #1073
  4. Taking Better Pictures with your iPhone – Lynne Hall, Thurs. 6/2, 6/9 and 6/16, 1 to 3 p.m., College of Health and Human Services, Room #1035
  5. Gentle Hatha Yoga – Shawn Hinga, Fri. 6/3 and 6/10, 1 to 3 p.m., Westwood United Methodist Church, Basement, 538 Nichols Rd, 49006
  6. Ergonomically Designed, a Truth or Myth? – Enas Aref, Mon. 6/6 and 6/13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., College of Health and Human Services, Room #1073
  7. Only Hope: My Mother and the Holocaust Brought to Light – Irving Lubliner, Tues. 6/7, 1 to 2:30 p.m. online via Webex
  8. Petanque: A French Outdoor Game you Might Enjoy, Come try it – Stanley Sackett Tues. 6/7, 2 to 4 p.m., 6th Street Park, 6321 6th St, 49009, between O and OP Ave. opposite Pickleball Courts
  9. Marriage Proposal Remix: Film Analysis Using Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice – Carrie Hess, Wed. 6/8 and 6/15, 9 to 11 a.m., online via Webex
  10. Wet and Wild: Managing Habitat for Herpetofauna – Adam Austin, Thurs. 6/9 and 6/16, 10 a.m. to noon, College of Health and Human Services, Room #1035
  11. The Wild World of Prairies – Ellen Badger Hanson, Fri. 6/10, 9 to 11 a.m., College of Health and Human Services, Room #1035
  12. Using Snapseed for Photo Editing on Your Smart Phone– Lynne Hall, Mon. 6/13, 6/20 and 6/27, 1 to 3 p.m., College of Health and Human Services, Room #1073
  13. Comics and Justice: How Graphic Novels Depict Nonviolent Resistance – Krista Turner, Tues. 6/14, 6/21 and 6/28, 10 a.m. to noon, online via Webex
  14. Atoms Yesterday and Today: How a Basic Scientific Concept Keeps Evolving – Asgha Gill, Tues. 6/14, 3 to 5 p.m., College of Health and Human Services, Room #1073
  15. Strategies to Retain Driving Independence – Diane Andert and Sarah Rider, Mon. 6/20, Wed. 6/22 and Fri. 6/24, 10 a.m. to noon, Rider home, 2622 Winchell Ave. 49008
  16. A Historic Gem on Westnedge Hill: The Past and Present Narrative of Crane Park – Natalie Patchell, Wed. 6/22, 10 a.m. to noon, Crane Park, 2099 S Park St, 49008, enter the Westnedge Hill neighborhood at Inkster and then park on Grandview, note no restrooms available
  17. Downtown Kalamazoo: This and That – Lynn Houghton, Thurs. 7/7, 7/14 and 7/21, 10 a.m. to noon, Bronson Park, Rotary Stage
  18. Fossils and Dinosaurs – Peter Voice and Robb Gillespie, Mon. 7/11, 10 a.m. to noon, Rood Hall, Room #2271
  19. Walkable Neighborhoods: Why they are Important – Gregory A. Moorhead, Mon. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1 and 8/8, 6 to 7:30 p.m. EST, online via Webex
  20. The Joy of Intergenerational Scrapbooking – Diane Jones, Tues. 7/12, 7/19 and 7/26, 1 to 3 p.m., Friendship Village, Village Clubhouse Classroom
  21. WMU and the History of the Asylum Lake Preserve's "Colony for the Insane" – Robert Roschmann MD, Thurs. 7/14 and 7/21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., College of Health and Human Services, Room #1024
  22. Writing our Obituaries Across the Lifespan – Susan L. Caulfield, Thurs. 7/14 and 7/21, 1 to 3 p.m.Friendship Village, Terrace Activities Room
  23. The History and the Literature: The Matrix – Diane and Stanley Henderson, Wed. 7/20, 1 to 3 p.m.Friendship Village, Village Clubhouse Keystone
  24. Can you "Dig it"? Tour of the WMU Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Dig Site – John Geisler and Michael Nassaney, Sat. 8/6 Rain Date Sun. 8/7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fort St. Joseph WMU Archaeological Project Site, 1415 Bond St, Niles, 49120