Bradley University Continuing Education

ANC.1Contents for December 30, 2014


OLLI Classes Start Tuesday, January 6

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OLLI Classes Start Tuesday,  January 6
To help prepare our members attending classes, we've compiled some notes and reminders below.

OLLI Classes will be cancelled only if Bradley University is closed due to severe weather. Please visit Bradley's website ( for the latest updates on closings.

On the first day of class, please check in and pick up your name tag at the registration desk on the first floor the Michel Student Center.

Campus parking is widely available for OLLI Winter Classes, and permits are not required. Please feel free to park anywhere on campus.

Our breaks with beverages and snacks are offered on the first floor of the Michel Student Center, adjacent to the atrium. The complimentary buffet lunch will be served upstairs in the ballroom at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. For the remainder of the week, lunches can be purchased in the Michel Student Center Marketplace or at restaurants near campus.

It is difficult to adjust room temperatures in the Michel Student Center: Please dress accordingly.
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"Like" OLLI at Bradley University on Facebook    
If you haven't already done so, make sure to follow "OLLI at Bradley University" on Facebook and Twitter. We use our Facebook and Twitter pages to keep members up-to-date on what is currently going on with OLLI.

You will quickly find that we regularly post photos of our OLLI members participating in a variety of programs and events. Social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are great ways for members to stay connected with OLLI.

Click here to visit the "OLLI at Bradley University" Facebook page.
Click here to follow us on Twitter: OLLIatBU
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Register Today for the Study Group: Women in Science
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Mondays, January 12 - February 16
10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Peoria Next Innovation Center
Join us in exploring the personal lives and professional careers of women who have made a significant contribution across various scientific disciplines. We will look at how they asked different questions, used different methods, came up with different explanations for phenomena in the natural world, and transformed forever the scientist's role.

Discussion will focus on the work of psychologist and industrial engineer Lillian Gilbreth; physicist Rosalyn Yalow, who developed radio isotopes in nuclear medicine; geneticist Barbra McClintock, who worked on chromosomal structures in maize; Rachel Carson, marine biologist, environmentalist, and author of Silent Spring; and primatologist Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Gilldakas, who helped us understand human behavior through the study of chimps, gorillas, and orangutans.

Facilitators: Dr. Regina Pope-Ford, Bradley University; Carol Schutz Ferino, OSF St. Francis Medical Center; Dr. Amy Kelly, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research and Carol May, Retired Sociology Instructor, Illinois Central College.


$45- Click here to register for this course.

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a5Keep up with OLLI!
Stay up-to-date with the latest in OLLI news on any of our social media platforms. 

Find out what OLLI members are up to--follow us on our learning trips, and stay informed on class information.

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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
 is an organization at Bradley University whose members share a common goal:  to remain vital and active in their late career and post-career lives.

Consisting of more than 1,000 people ages 50+, OLLI members come from all backgrounds and educational levels.  Together they enjoy a diverse collection of year-round programs including non-credit classes, educational travel, study groups, cinema, and lectures.

To learn more about OLLI, please visit