Results for Tag: "Lifelong Learning"

The Future of Digital Media explored during UT SAGE’s Winter 2013 Forum


On January 14, the university’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (UT OLLI) and the university’s School of Journalism teamed up to hold a special forum on the evolution of the current media environment in the digital age.

New informal classes introduced by CIE

New informal classes introduced by CIE


Online registration is now open for CIE's new informal classes, part of the Life Enrichment program at the Thompson Conference Center. Learn more about informal classes under the categories of "Active Life," "Creative Life," "Business and Personal Life" and "Culture and Travel."

Registration is now open for Wildflower Center’s Go Native U

Go Native U


CIE is proud to announce that registration is now open for the popular Go Native U program at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Starting in September, registrants can enjoy classes in plant gardening, landscape design or identifying native plants in the wild.

Immediate OLLI memberships are now available for 2010-2011

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (UT OLLI) at The University of Texas at Austin announces that membership openings for 2010-2011 are still available in three of its five programs: UT LAMP, UT NOVA and UT QUEST.

“Road Scholar” Steve Stevens credits CIE program for keeping him young

Road Scholar in Kansas City, Missouri


CIE's Road Scholar is an education and travel organization for adult learners Steve Stevens offers his thoughts on how being a "Road Scholar" has both changed and improved his life.

CIE’s Road Scholar program shares photos and stories

Road Scholar photos


CIE's Road Scholar program, formerly known as Elderhostel, has come to mean more than just an education or travel program for its participants—it represents a new chapter in their lives. View a photo gallery of recent excursions and read a recommendation from members Ruth and Joe Sturgess.

Michael Pestorius employs military and research career to develop OLLI programs

Michael Pestorius


After a long career in the U.S. Navy, Michael Pestorius has continued a career on our campus as Executive Director of the Applied Research Laboratories and an active member of CIE's OLLI program.

OLLI lecturer Fritz Benedict finds inspiration in lifelong learners


Many of the university’s most esteemed scholars are committed to CIE's OLLI program and its growing community of lifelong learners. Astronomer Fritz Benedict is an indispensable OLLI faculty member who gives high marks to the enthusiasm of lifelong learners.

Myra McIlvain continues to learn and work with OLLI

Myra McIlvan


Historian Myra McIlvain has been able to continue her professional life after retirement. As a member of OLLI's UT LAMP program, she has led a series of lectures on Texas history.

Grayson Cecil helps establish OLLI’s newest program: UT NOVA

Grayson Cecil of OLLI's UT NOVA program


Due to high demand, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute introduces it's newest program for adult learners: UT NOVA. As one of its first members, Grayson Cecil has the opportunity to help form the program and determine what courses and lectures are scheduled.

Bob Mitchell helps OLLI connect to UT’s rising scholars

Bob Mitchell


Bob Mitchell’s dedication to bringing dynamic programming to UT QUEST has resulted in his finding a unique way to build bridges to our campus' graduate students and the university's centers of excellence.

Lia Clarkson finds lifeline through OLLI

Lia Clarkson of OLLI's UT FORUM


Lia Clarkson is a member of UT FORUM™, of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). She credits OLLI with providing her with a "special lifeline" at a crucial time in her life.

Road Scholar offers lifelong learners opportunities for study and travel

Road Scholars


CIE's Road Scholar program provides adult learners in Texas with opportunities to travel while learning about history, nature, art and much more. Two upcoming excursions include exploring Kansas City, MO, and getting a behind-the-scenes look at the Kentucky Derby.

OLLI’s Bernard Ortiz de Montellano finds rewards in unexpected places

Bernard Ortiz de Montellano


Bernard Ortiz de Montellano is a member of UT QUEST™, of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. He offers, "Who would imagine how much one could learn about history, politics, economics, science and art from a lecture on quilts."

Jerry Conn of OLLI enjoys being both instructor and student

Jerry Conn of OLLI


At UT Austin, five distinct programs make up the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). Jerry Conn is a member of the second oldest OLLI program, UT SAGE™ ("Seminars for Adult Growth and Enrichment"). He also has the distinction of being both an OLLI instructor and student.

Remembering Margie Hale

Margie Hale


For over twenty years, UT LAMP, the first program of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on our campus, has played an important role in the lives of hundreds of adult learners. We take a moment to remember first chairperson and founding member Margie Hale.

OLLI invites you to “join the conversation”

Kathy Sangster describes the benefits of OLLI.


The Bernard Osher Foundation was founded in 1977 to improve quality of life for adult learners through higher education and the arts. Today, CIE's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is one of the most popular continuing education programs at the university. Learn what benefits await you at OLLI.