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Taste of Osher courses are perfect for those seeking a high-quality and enjoyable adventure in learning. These 2-hour seminars are open to the public, as well as to OLLI members. For only $15, Taste of Osher courses allow anyone the chance to experience the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCLA program. OLLI Plus members can enroll at no cost (some exceptions apply).

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GENINT 711.381
Osher (50+). This course is an introduction to institutionalized racism.
GENINT 711.379
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore the genius of Albert Einstein.
GENINT 731.365
Osher (50+). An introduction to the course, Finding Your Movement Intelligence, which is based on a system of physical exercise developed by Feldenkrais. 
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 721.615
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore the life and legacy of Andres Segovia.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 721.613
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore the American Art Deco style of the 1920s and 1930s.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 711.349
Osher (50+). In this course we compare anticancer immunotherapy to gene therapy with chemotherapy.
GENINT 731.357
Osher (50+). In this course, we look at architectural and interior design, furniture, decorative arts, graphic arts, and jewelry from the Art Deco era.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 731.358
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore the art, architecture, and design of the Staatliches Bauhaus.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 731.285
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore science-based tricks to improve memory.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 711.344
Osher (50+). This course introduces awareness techniques to center and quiet the mind.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 721.544
Osher (50+). This course focuses on techniques we can use to motivate ourselves to move more, in order to increase our good health. Besides a lecture, we take a walk to show you techniques for moving from a stroll to a beneficial workout.
GENINT 721.620
Osher (50+). In this course, we  explore the life and accomplishments of Marie Curie. 
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 721.612
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore mid-century modernism in architecture, furniture, lighting, and other decorative arts.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 731.378
In this course, we explore Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, and Shintoism in China, Korea, and Japan.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 711.306
Osher (50+). Learn the most efficient way to run .
GENINT 731.333
Osher (50+). Build your Yiddish vocabulary in this fun, interactive class.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 721.621
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore the architecture, history, and colorful stories of Wilshire Boulevard.
Format: Remote Instruction
GENINT 711.378
Osher (50+). In this course, we show short scenes from staged shows on video as well as live performances.
GENINT 711.373
Osher (50+). In this course, we look at the collections of paintings and decorative arts amassed by royal mistresses. 
GENINT 711.350
Osher (50+). In this course, we examine and discuss The Tibetan Book of the Dead.
GENINT 711.374
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore the architecture and interiors of the 50-year period that Wright worked in the American West.
GENINT 721.559
Osher (50+). This course uses the board game Bingo to introduce Yiddish expressions.
GENINT 711.355
Osher (50+). This course is an experiential workshop involving yoga, drawing, expressive movement, and writing.
Format: Remote Instruction
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