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Check out the links below to review our Spring Catalog.......

2015 Spring Catalog

January 13th.- June 18th

OLLI Happenings -Special Interest Groups, Trips & Events

Added Spring Courses - Chair Yoga, Designing Sustainable Landscapes with RI Native Plants, Theories of Personality Development.

Special One Time Lectures - Exploring Cuba, Audubon's Labrador, Homelessness in RI, Climate Change in RI, My Money - Think like a Novelist, Gettysburg, American Policing.

Registrations remain open for the following courses and we encourage you to check your calendars as you won’t want to miss out on any classes of interest to you. Full descriptions are available in the Spring Catalog. (see link above)


Art and Genetics

Intro to Self-Publishing 

Alfred Hitchcock  

To be or not be: Hamlet 

What is Love?  

RI Cultural Landscapes  

History through Science Fiction  


What’s the matter with Kansas

Jane Austen’s Other Novels 

Italian II

Chair Yoga *(added class)

More fun with Science 

History of Comic Books 

Our Mothers/Ourselves 

Citizen Science 

Microwave Ovens/Big Bang 

Martha Gelhorn 

Three Formal Affairs  

Children’s Literature  


The Bucket List

Getting to Know Gabon 

Jose Saramago : The Stone Raft

Women in Photography

Wagner’s Tristan Und Isolde 

Four Virtuosos 

Dreams and the Imagination 

Secondary Ed

Great American Movies

Designing Sustainable Landscapes with RI Native Plants * (added class)

Theories of Personality Development * (added class)


Space remains in most of the classes however the following classes have filled or are cancelled.

  • Mermaid Purses- Prentice Stout
  • Terrorism - Jim Buxton

Registration Notes

  • Registration form is available on page 25 & 26 of catalog.
  • Make checks payable to URI (CASH and CREDIT CARDS cannot be accepted).
  • After you have submitted your registration, you will be automatically enrolled UNLESS the class has been over-subscribed, in which case you will be notified.
  • If you decide to drop out of a course, you must inform the office at least 2 weeks before the start date to receive credit toward another class.
  • If OLLI finds that it must cancel a class, you will receive a credit toward another class.
  • OLLI follows the University's policy of cancelling classes for certain holidays and because of inclement weather.


Courses are held in the OLLI classrooms at 210 Flagg Road, 2nd Floor, unless otherwise noted.


Advanced Registration and OLLI Membership is Required








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