UW Today

January 5, 2011

Osher Institute offers information meeting Jan. 6

News and Information

Join Bill Steele from the UW Department of Earth and Space Sciences on Thursday, Jan. 6, to learn more about the Pacific Northwest Strong Motion Network, volcanoes, and the Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network.  His lecture is part of an information meeting planned by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the UW which will be from 1-2 p.m. in the UW Towers 22nd floor Magnolia room.  To learn more about the Osher Institute, visit its website.

William Steele

William Steele

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Washington invites adults over 50 to come together to share intellectual interests and make new friends. Current and retired UW faculty and community experts lead workshops and special events. Participants pay a yearly membership fee of $85, which enables them to sign up for any class for $35.  The courses are noncredit, with no tests, grades, or papers to write.

Courses and events cover thought-provoking and wide ranging topics from global events to the arts, from history to health science research, to important local and worldwide issues of the day. Classes are offered on the UW campus in Seattle, Redmond, Everett and other locations throughout the Seattle metropolitan area.