UWM Osher Fall 2014 Catalog
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a membership organization for adults 50 and over who understand that quality of life is enhanced through learning. You need not be an alumnus/alumna of UWM in order to join. Osher is the perfect way to expand your knowledge while joining more than 1,000 like-minded, active, older adults.
SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION FALL 2014 SCHOOL OF CONTINUINGOSHER EDU CAT IO N LIFELONG C O N V E N I E N T LY L O C AT E D U P S TALEARNING IRS INSTITUTE OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Osher Lifelong Learning Institute A WORLD for the WISE SCE-OSHER.UWM.EDU SCE TABLE OF CONTENTS MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION.......................................................................................... 3 HOW TO PARTICIPATE / REGISTRATION INFORMATION................................................... 4 EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL & TOURS..................................................................................... 5 SHORT COURSES....................................................................................................... 5-13 School of Continuing Education (SCE) is the largest provider of OSHER LECTURE SERIES......................................................................................... 13-16 GO EXPLORE............................................................................................................ 17-19 OSHER IN THE EVENING .......................................................................................... 19-20 WALL CONFERENCE...................................................................................................... 20 SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS.................................................................................... 20-22 noncredit continuing education SPECIAL EVENTS.......................................................................................................... 22 in Southeastern Wisconsin, MEMBERSHIP FEES...................................................................................................... 22 with nearly 20,000 participants, 1,500 programs and 600 practitioner instructors. Our REGISTRATION FORMS............................................................................................ 23-24 LOCATION AND PARKING INFORMATION....................................................................... 25 state-of-the-art classrooms and conference services are located in downtown Milwaukee – the heart of the city’s business and commercial district. SCE is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. CORE PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE Special thanks to the Core Programming Committee members who put together our course offerings: ELAINE BURNS (CHAIR)...............................................................................414-963-9657 KATHY BREHMER.......................................................................................262-253-1271 GERI HALASKA............................................................................................414-476-7216 KATHY JOHNSON........................................................................................414-443-0931 RUTH KROSSIN...........................................................................................414-764-4822 ETHEL LIEBERTHAL....................................................................................414-352-1171 MARILYN MCKNIGHT..................................................................................414-332-3727 TOM PETRI.................................................................................................414-427-0284 MARCIA SCHERRER....................................................................................414-423-8212 BETH WASCHOW........................................................................................414-764-9299 Osher relies on the generosity of members serving on committees to keep our programs running smoothly. Visit the Programs and Activities page of the Osher website at sce-osher.uwm.edu for all of the ways in which you can get involved. 2 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE BECOMING AN OSHER MEMBER The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a membership organization for adults 50 and over who understand that quality of life is enhanced through learning. You need not be an alumnus/alumna of UWM in order to join. Osher is the perfect way to expand your knowledge while joining more than 900 like-minded, active older adults. Osher Member Benefits Become a Member • Attend short courses and lectures taught by UWM faculty, Osher members and other noted experts that explore a variety of thought-provoking topics • Participate in Go Explore excursions to some of the most interesting places in the Greater Milwaukee area • Enroll in peer-directed Special Interest Groups focused on a variety of subjects You must be a member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UWM to register for programs. If you have not joined Osher or renewed your membership, you may do so by including the membership fee (see page 22) with the registration form on pages 23-24, or visit sce-osher.uwm.edu. To verify your membership status, call the Osher office at 414-227-3321. • Receive discounts on travel programs to remarkable locations around the world • Enjoy social events throughout the year • Meet new friends who share a love of learning • Keep up to date with the organization through the bi-monthly newsletter highlighting member profiles, future activities and events of interest • Receive a complimentary library card for the UWM Golda Meir Library • Use a free directory to connect with fellow members Reciprocity with Other Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes Members in good standing with another Osher group may pay the usual event fee and attend any Osher offering while visiting. Those who move here will be considered members until the next annual membership fee is due. They may then pay UWM School of Continuing Education Osher dues and continue in good standing. YOUR OSHER CONNECTION Kim Beck Executive Director email@example.com 414-227-3321 Jenny Neale Program Development Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org 414-227-3255 3 HOW TO PARTICIPATE Registration Confirmations Once you’ve joined Osher, registration is required for program participation. Registration for any course or program is open until one week before the start date. However, classes fill up quickly, so we encourage you to register early. Please note that you will receive confirmations of your class registrations by email. If we do not have an email address on file, your confirmation will be mailed to you. Registration Options 1. UWM School of Continuing Education cancels a program for any reason: • Receive a 100% refund 1. ONLINE sce-registration.uwm.edu 2. BY PHONE 414-227-3200 3. IN PERSON Though there is no registration reception for this semester, you are welcome to register for courses in person at the UWM School of Continuing Education 6th floor reception desk, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm. 4. BY MAIL Fill out registration form on page 23-24 and send with payment to: 4 Noncredit Registration UW-Milwaukee, Drawer No. 491 Milwaukee, WI 53293-0491 Please note that mailed registrations require additional processing that may delay your enrollment. SCE | A World for the Wise Cancellations/Refunds* 2. Participant withdrawals made at least two weeks (14 days) prior to the start of a program: • Receive a 100% refund 3. Participant withdrawals made less than two weeks prior to the start of a program: • P articipant may elect to transfer fees one time to any currently available program OR receive a refund, less 20% for an administrative fee • Programs with a fee of $35 or less receive no refund • Once a program has begun, refunds are no longer issued *These rules do not apply to travel programs which have a no refund policy. sce-osher.uwm.edu Kim Beck 414-227-3321 Visit sce-tours.uwm.edu for detailed itineraries of each trip. All are led by Osher Executive Director, Kim Beck. Spectacular Spain Enjoy the best that Spain has to offer on this memorable travel opportunity filled with a spectacular array of cathedrals, fortresses, palaces, gardens and striking modern architecture. Highlights include the Mezquita, a 1,000-year-old mosque in Córdoba; the Alhambra in Granada; the irresistible city of Seville; the famous windmills of La Mancha; the incredible City of Arts and Sciences, designed by Santiago Calatrava; the ancient Teatro Romano; and Gaudi’s surreal Sagrada Week of Learning 2015: On the Border Immigration and Arizona Join us as we travel to southern Arizona for a firsthand exploration of the highly debated issue of immigration. Meet local officials and experts, and listen to their views of the path to immigration reform. Hear from those charged with safeguarding the U.S. border and those that work with our country’s newest immigrants. Explore the rich arts and culture that Latinos bring to our country. There will also be time set aside to discover local American-Indian communities and the rugged beauty of the Sonoran Desert landscape. All meals, transportation, admissions and lodging are included. Sun.-Sat., April 12-18, 2015 Osher Member Occupancy Rates: Double: $1,400 Single: $1,700 Deposit: $250 Due at Registration Final Payment Due: Feb. 6, 2015 Program No. 8119-7335 sce-osher.uwm.edu Kim Beck 414-227-3321 Enjoy two to six-week noncredit sessions on various topics such as the arts, literature, ethics, law, politics, religion and history taught by UWM faculty and other experts and professionals in the community. Short Courses Worry-free travel experiences with just the right blend of learning and leisure offer once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to see the world while you make new friends and extraordinary memories! Wed.-Sun., Mar. 11-22, 2015 Osher Member Occupancy Rates: Double: $3,500 Single: $4,000 Deposit: $250 Due at Registration Final Payment Due: Nov. 28 Program No. 8119-7338 SHORT COURSES Educational Travel & Tours EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL & TOURS Familia. All transportation, admission, lodging and most meals are included. Potpourri I Each week, discover a different speaker and enjoy a different topic. 5 Mon., Sept. 8-Oct. 6, 10-11:15am Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 02 WEEK 1: Carrie Lewis “Milwaukee Water Works: 143 Years and Counting” The Milwaukee Water Works brought the first water service to the city of 100,000 in 1871, and today provides high quality drinking water to 867,000 people in Milwaukee and 16 neighboring communities. Learn how the utility grew from those humble beginnings to becoming today’s national leader in drinking water quality, and about the complexities of a modern water utility. Carrie Lewis is superintendent of the Milwaukee Water Works, the drinking water utility owned by the City of Milwaukee. WEEK 2: Louise Petering “League of Women Voters: 94 Years Young” The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan grassroots organization rooted in the women’s suffrage movement, is alive and well in sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 5 Milwaukee County. The volunteers work to protect and engage voters, defend the environment and address other issues pertinent to making democracy work. Discuss three current issues demonstrating the League’s process for educating citizens in a multi-issue world. A League member for over 30 years, Louise Petering is currently serving as a board member of both the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee County League. WEEK 3: Daniel Goldin “Fall Reading” This talk highlights some of fall’s best reading, along with publishing trends and insights. Daniel Goldin is the proprietor of Boswell Book Company. He has been in the book business since 1982, first in publishing, and then at Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops. Boswell opened in 2009. WEEK 4: Dr. Neal Pease “The Crisis in Ukraine: What is it About, and What Does it Mean?” Examine the crisis in Ukraine, its significance and its implications. What is the historical background? What brought about the revolution in Ukraine, and the Russian response? Why does this matter to the United States, and could it mean a return to the Cold War? Neal Pease is a professor of history at UWM, specializing in the modern history of eastern and central Europe. WEEK 5: Suzan Fete “On the Brink! with Renaissance Theaterworks” Learn about Renaissance Theaterworks’ Brink! workshops and readings – their development, international and local collaborations, as well as how you can participate. Enjoy a play reading and learn about the shows selected 6 SCE | A World for the Wise for the theater’s 22nd season. Suzan Fete is the co-founder and artistic director of Renaissance Theaterworks, Milwaukee’s only women-founded, women-run professional theater company with attention to creating roles for women onstage and off. Myths, Mysteries, Legends and Lore of the Great Lakes Discover what some might call the paranormal side of the Great Lakes! Delve into local history, culture, geography and weather with stories of the unknown, unexplained and down-right uncanny. You will never look at the lakes the same way again. PRESENTER: Dan Heibler is a retired deputy sheriff and now docent and curators assistant at the Waukesha County Historical Society, and docent at the North Point Lighthouse. 3 Tue., Sept. 9-23, 10-11:15am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 03 London: A Short History, Part I (DVD Course) Throughout its extensive and fascinating history, London helped to shape many of the most influential political, cultural and economic institutions alive in Western civilization today. Watch Oxford-trained historian and Professor at Loyola University Chicago, Robert Bucholz walk you through this great city’s history, from its beginnings as a Roman outpost in the 1st century C.E. to its current role as a global hub. Understand not only the broad cultural trends of each period, but how they impacted the sights, the sounds and day-to-day life experienced by those who lived there. Prepare to be captivated and discover new insights. View a recording of a lecture, followed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. Part I covers the beginning of London to the time of Shakespeare. PRESENTER: Beth Waschow is the curriculum chair for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UWM. She has a B.S. in secondary education, French, Spanish and English, and an M.S. in curriculum and instruction from UWM. She was a high school teacher for 35 years. 4 Tue., Sept. 9-Oct. 7 (Omit: Sept. 30), 12:15-1:30pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 04 Masterworks of American Art, Part I (DVD Course) Explore the history of American art from the colonial period to just before WWI through engaging presentations by Professor William Kloss. Immerse yourself in the works of more than 50 of the greatest American artists of the period in the context of relevant historical, political and cultural information. View a recording of a lecture, followed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. Part I covers lectures one through eight of the course’s 24 lectures. PRESENTER: Kathy Johnson is a retired nurse who worked exclusively with heart failure patients for years, providing support and education. She is an avid believer in lifelong learning and is a quilter, beader, reader and film watcher. 4 Tue., Sept. 9-30, 12:30-1:45pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 06 Science and Religion (DVD Course) PRESENTER: Kathy Brehmer is a UWM alumna and has been active in Osher for over four years. While serving on many committees, the highlight of her Osher involvement has been lecturing and giving classes primarily on astronomy and related subjects. Brehmer studied science and mathematics at UWM, and has pursued a lifelong interest in religion and philosophy. 5 Tue., Sept. 9-Oct. 7, 2-3:30pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 08 Investing in Turbulent Times Understand the fundamentals of how to systematically and rationally construct an investment portfolio that properly matches your time horizon, as well as your tolerance and capacity for risk. Topics covered include modern portfolio theory, the role of diversification, how to assess personal and market risk, choosing a mutual fund, low cost investing, getting unbiased help and avoiding sales commissions, and tax and inflation sensitive investing. 4 Wed., Sept. 10-Oct. 8 (Omit: Sept. 24), 10-11:15am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 10 History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part III (DVD Course) Take a trip through the ancient world with a multidisciplinary look at its politics, philosophies, arts, technologies and religions. See how these aspects interwove to form the fabric of society, and how many of these traditions still live with us today. View a recording of a lecture or program featuring renown experts, followed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. PRESENTER: Mike Sadowski is a retired salesperson from a local international manufacturing company. He has a long standing interest in history and associated subjects. 4 Thu., Sept. 11-Oct. 9 (Omit: Sept. 25), 10-11:15am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 12 sce-osher.uwm.edu | Two Plays about Women by Ibsen: A Doll’s House and Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen, a short, grumpy old Norwegian, wrote two of the most groundbreaking plays about women: A Doll’s House in which a wife walks out on her children and husband, and Hedda Gabler, who plans suicide of a former lover and kills herself. Short Courses Explore how two of the most powerful forces in contemporary society, science and religion have shaped how we view the world and ourselves. From Galileo to Darwin, cosmology to evolution, look at historical and modern interpretations of what science and religion are and how they have changed over time. The course consists of both the viewing of DVD’s and class discussion to help us understand these two dynamic and fundamental forces in our civilization. PRESENTER: F. Michael Arnow is the senior director of financial planning for Sattell, Johnson, Appel Financial Advisory. Arnow is a CPA, MBA, Certified Financial Planner (TM) licensee and Registered Investment Advisor Representative. Since 1981, he has been providing fee-only personal financial planning services in which unbiased advice is given and no products are sold. Arnow has been on faculty at Johns Hopkins, UWM and the Medical College of Wisconsin. PRESENTER: Bruce Stark, associate professor emeritus, taught undergraduates for more than 40 years in France, Israel, India and at UWM. He enjoys working with adults in Osher as he did at Columbia, Cornell, Madison and in the Army. 3 Thu., Sept. 11-Oct. 9 (Omit: Sept. 25 & Oct. 2), 2:15-3:30pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 14 Vision for Organics and Machines Through illustrated examples and hardware, understand the characteristics and use of vision for humans and other organics, as well as the sensing systems robots use now and are projected to use in the future. Compare these respective vision systems and consider the impact of the similarities and differences on how humans and robots interact with one another. PRESENTER: Dennis Miller worked at Johnson Controls for 35 years as a research engineer and as a manager in research, product development and software testing. He retired in 2007 and since then has worked on the development of mobile robots both for fun and as a basis for teaching technology to middle and high school 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 7 students. Miller teaches courses on computer aided design, robotics, software and related topics through the Marquette University Engineering Outreach Program. He has been and continues to be a mentor for FIRST Robotics Competition teams. 4 Thu., Sept. 11-Oct. 9 (Omit: Sept. 25), 4-5:15pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 16 Inside Religion (DVD Course) Join us for an inside view of five major religious traditions. In Week 1, journey inside Mecca for an intimate documentation of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca and discover more about the universal principles of Islam during the days of the Hajj. In Week 2, go inside the Vatican for a rare glimpse inside its secret archives and private chapels. In Week 3, venture into a Coptic Orthodox Monastery with a visit to Coma, the birthplace of St. Anthony and the desert monastery he founded. In Week 4, travel inside a Buddhist Temple in the Henan Province of central China, the ancestral home of the martial arts and physically punishing meditation practices. In the final week, explore the world inside a Hindu ashram, where Sadhu holy men see themselves as mediums between the gods and humanity and where people from all over India come to make spiritual pilgrimages. Each week’s video presentation is followed by a lively discussion. PRESENTER: Kim Beck is the executive director of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UWM and director of Personal Enrichment at the School 8 SCE | A World for the Wise of Continuing Education. He is also a Trustee for the Village of Thiensville. 5 Fri., Sept. 19-Oct. 24 (Omit: Oct. 3), 10am-Noon Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 18 Mindfulness Meditation: A Path to Peace Mindfulness meditation can be as simple as being aware of your breath, living in the present moment, practicing deep listening with compassion, or acknowledging your surroundings in a peaceful way. Focus on mindfulness as taught by Zen Buddhist Monk, Tich Nhat Hanh. After learning how to do basic meditation and how it can enhance and heal your life, see how to combine mindfulness with daily living practices. All classes end with a short period of meditation. PRESENTER: Pam Parins-Fisher is an aspirant to the Order of Interbeing in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. She is founding member of the Dancing River Mindfulness Community in Grafton, Wisconsin and practices and teaches mindfulness classes. Before becoming an aspirant, she retired from UWM where she worked as a program director and as a community outreach specialist. 3 Tue., Sept. 30-Oct. 14, 10-11:30am Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 19 Pain Management: More than Just Drugs Pain is something that many of us experience, whether constant or intermittent. Explore nonpharmacological methods of pain control, including the use of heat and cooling, exercise, breathing, visualization and TENS. PRESENTER: Elaine Burns is a registered nurse with more than 30 years of experience. She has been teaching patients about pain management for years, most recently with a focus on alternative strategies for pain relief. 3 Mon., Oct. 13-27, 2:15-3:30pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 22 Potpourri II Each week, discover a different speaker and enjoy a different topic. 5 Mon., Oct. 13-Nov. 10, 10-11:15am Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 20 WEEK 1: Dr. David Mulroy “Oedipus at Colonus, A New Verse Translation” Modern translations of ancient Greek and Latin poetry most often use free blank verse or prose in English. In his translations, David Mulroy uses strict meters, especially iambic pentameter and short rhymed stanzas, for passages that were originally meant to be sung to recreate the auditory pleasures of the originals. Learn about the process of translation and listen to Mulroy’s latest work, Oedipus at Colonus. David Mulroy taught classics at UWM for nearly 40 years and has published six books of translations of Greek and Latin poetry. WEEK 2: Paula Friedman “Twentieth Century Nonwestern Literature” Explore extraordinary fiction by Nigerian novelists Chinua Achebe (Things Fall Apart) and Buchi Emecheta (The Joys of Motherhood); Sudanese WEEK 3: Betty A. Storey “Cemetery Symbolism” Besides being expressions of the art and architecture of the time of their making, images in cemeteries reveal shifts in cultural values of the past. Gain an overview of American burial customs and practices and see how carved, sculpted and engraved grave markers tell stories about the people buried there and the world they lived in. Betty Storey has studied family history and genealogy for over 30 years. WEEK 4: Dan Heibler “The Civil War, Wisconsin and the Strangest Generals” How much do you really know about the men, women and children who came from Wisconsin and fought in the “War Between the States”? Learn about Wisconsin as a station for the Underground Railroad, Alonzo Cushing at Gettysburg and the “The Iron Brigade of the West,” as well as the strangest generals of the time. Dan Heibler is a retired deputy sheriff and now docent and curators assistant at the Waukesha County Historical Society, and docent at the North Point Lighthouse. WEEK 5: Dr. Stanley Weiss “Failure Analysis” Many failures occur in the world as catastrophic explosions, structural failures, plane crashes, as well as the failures of commercial products in the mainstream of consumer and industrial use. See what the process of failure analysis is, how it is performed and the importance of failure analysis for preventing future failures and helping in the development of new products. Dr. Stanley Weiss taught graduate and undergraduate courses and conducted research programs for over 20 years as a member of the faculties of the Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Departments at the University of Wisconsin and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Art Lives Here: Exploring the Milwaukee Art Museum Collections Explore the treasures of the Milwaukee Art Museum’s collections through this five-week series taught by the Museum’s knowledgeable and engaging docent educators, including past Osher presenters Terry Rozga and Suzie Hanks. Learn about the Museum’s signature Quadracci Pavilion, a sculptural, postmodern addition designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Delve more deeply into the Museum’s rich art collections that span the ages, from antiquity to the present day. PRESENTERS: The Milwaukee Art Museum docents are a group of dedicated and enthusiastic teachers who share extensive art knowledge, behind-the-scenes stories and delightful conversations with museum visitors every day. 5 Tue., Oct. 14-Nov. 11, 10-11:15am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 24 sce-osher.uwm.edu | Masterworks of American Art, Part II (DVD Course) Explore the history of American art from the colonial period to just before WWI by viewing presentations from Professor William Kloss. Immerse yourself in the works of more than 50 of the greatest American artists of the period in the context of relevant historical, political and cultural information. View a recording of a lecture, followed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. Part II covers lectures 9 through 16 of the course’s 24 lectures. Short Courses writer Tayeb Salih (The Season of Migration to the North); Japanese writer Banana Yoshimoto (Kitchen); and Chinese writer Ha Jin (Waiting). Examine each author’s unique lens and the contrasting themes, style and characterization within each novel. Paula Friedman is professor emerita of English at Cardinal Stritch University. She taught a variety of literature classes there for 35 years. PRESENTER: Kathy Johnson is a retired nurse who worked exclusively with heart failure patients for years, providing support and education. She is an avid believer in lifelong learning and is a quilter, beader, reader and film watcher. 4 Tue., Oct. 14-Nov. 4, 12:30-1:45pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 26 Adventures in History: Winning World War II The heroic stories of the men and women of World War II are legendary. Through the lens of life-and-times history, focus on the leadership of three of the greatest American generals: Eisenhower, Patton and Bradley. Next look at the lesser known stories of Jacqueline Cochran, Nancy Love and the brave women pilots of the WWII Women Airforce Service Pilots. PRESENTER: Jo McReynoldsBlochowiak is a lecturer, speaker, 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 9 writer and community educator who makes history come alive. 2 Thu., Oct. 16 & 23, 2:15-3:30pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $10 Program No. FALL: 34 Consciously Navigating the Second Half of Life Explore the life issues that support living a more productive and enriching retirement. Discuss stereotypes, role models, turning points and baggage, and uncover new and dormant passions. Complete an individual life review to identify wisdom for scripting the next chapter. We’ll use From AgeIng to Sage-Ing by Zalman SchachterShalomi as a resource, as well as mini lectures, group discussions, music, readings, life stories and journaling. PRESENTER: David Georgenson has more than 30 years of experience helping organizations and individuals accomplish their development goals. He has worked for major corporations and has created his own consulting firm. He is currently focusing his efforts on helping individuals explore and navigate the second half of life. 4 Thu., Oct. 16-Nov. 6, 12:30-1:45pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 32 History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part IV (DVD Course) Take a trip through the ancient world, with a multidisciplinary look at its politics, philosophies, arts, technologies and religions. See how these aspects interwove to form the fabric of society, and how many of these traditions still live with us 10 SCE | A World for the Wise today. View a recording of a lecture or program featuring renowned experts, followed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. PRESENTER: Mike Sadowski is a retired salesperson from a local international manufacturing company. He has a long standing interest in history and associated subjects. 5 Thu., Oct. 16-Nov. 13, 10-11:15am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 30 Two Modernist Masterpieces: T.S. Eliot’s J. Alfred Prufrock and James Joyce’s The Dead Eliot’s poem and Joyce’s short story are icons of experimental 20th Century poetical and prose styles and structures. Examine the classical and traditional influences on both works, including Homer, Dante and Shakespeare as well as those more unexpected such as Tennyson and Bret Harte. PRESENTER: John Angelos has lectured on literature at Whitefish Bay High School, School of Continuing Education, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the Milwaukee Shakespeare Company. 3 Thu., Oct. 16-30, 10-11:15am Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 28 Becoming American: Ole Rolvaag’s Giants in the Earth Read and discuss one of America’s great immigrant stories, Giants In The Earth. Ole Rolvaag, himself an immigrant, vividly renders the physical challenges faced by newcomers, but he also explores the psychological costs to both those who succeed and those who fail in pursuit of the American Dream. PRESENTER: Marilyn Johnson returned to graduate school to study literature after 25 years in financial services. She has taught classes in 19th and early 20th Century literature at Osher and at The Clearing Folk School in Door County. 4 Tue., Oct. 21-Nov. 11, 12:30-1:45pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 36 Understanding Water Supply and Pollution Control Milwaukee is very fortunate to be located along the Great Lakes of North America which contain 20% of the world’s freshwater. Incredible resources for both recreational activities and economic development, they also comprise a fragile ecosystem which must be carefully managed and protected. Receive an overview from an environmental engineering perspective of the many aspects involved in water supply and pollution control for the urban environment. Understand how environmental engineering practices are used to protect the environment and the health of humans. Consider the components of water quality, the processing of drinking water as well as wastewater, and see what challenges are faced in creating sustainable practices. PRESENTER: Dr. Michael S. Switzenbaum is an environmental engineer with 40 years of teaching and research experience. He joined the faculty at Clarkson University in 5 Wed., Oct. 29-Nov. 26, 10-11:15am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 38 Baroque Art and Architecture Often said to be derived from the Portuguese word, “barraco” meaning “a pearl or tooth of unequal size,” the Baroque period featured work that was emotionally charged, appealed to the senses and that featured movement. Examine the painting, sculpture and architecture of the period, circa 1600-1750, in Italy, The Netherlands and France. PRESENTER: Priscilla Camilli is a retired curator and lecturer and worked in the Art History Department at UWM from 1984-2004. Her area of concentration is early modern art. She enjoys reading, travel, mah jongg and crossword puzzles, and spending time with her husband Charles, her three children and four grandchildren. 3 Thu., Oct. 30-Nov. 13, 2:15-3:30pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 40 China in the News: An Update rights, democracy, military events and cultural trends, as well as where these issues will lead us in the future. This course provides an update of what has happened in the past year, and can be enjoyed by those who have taken a previous offering of the course. PRESENTER: Jim Gennrich directed the International Business Institute at Soochow University in Suzhou, China from 2002 to 2005. He recently revisited China in 2010 to interview many of his former students, now managers in international trade. 2 Thu., Nov. 6 & 13, 4-5:15pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $10 Program No. FALL: 42 Blue Eyes and a Big Grin Will Make You a Star Burt Lancaster was a dominant figure on the Hollywood scene for more than 40 years. As one of the screen’s most admired leading men, he appeared in roles which defied stereotyping. Take a look at five films that span his career chosen from among such films as The Killers, From Here to Eternity, Sweet Smell of Success, Seven Days in May and Atlantic City. PRESENTER: Terry Rozga is a past president of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UWM, professor emeritus of communication arts at UW-Waukesha, and teaches multiple courses about film. 5 Fri., Nov. 14-Dec. 19 (Omit: Nov. 28), 10am-12:15pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 44 Gain an overview of the present status of major issues impacting the U.S. and China. Discuss the economy, human Booking and Planning Travel Online Do you love to travel but feel overwhelmed with the planning? Do you wish you could find those little out-of-the-way restaurants that only the locals know about? Do you hate it when you know you paid twice as much as for your hotel room as the person in the next room? Join us to learn some tricks and tips for fun travel planning. Look at a variety of websites that cover all aspects of travel including booking sites, travel forums, blogs, trip reports and maps. Discuss how to use your cell phone when traveling and some apps that can be helpful. This class is not a hands-on class; however, a list of all websites shown will be provided. Short Courses 1978, and moved to the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1981. He came to Marquette University in 2003 as professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. From 2007 until the end of 2012 (when he retired), he was the executive associate dean of the College of Engineering at Marquette. PRESENTER: Jean Wilde has been a business and computer trainer for over 30 years. She loves to travel and thinks that planning and researching trips is as much fun as going on them. 3 Mon., Nov. 17-Dec. 1, 12:30-1:45pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 48 American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau Discuss the works included in American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau, by writers such as Scott Momaday, Leslie Silko, H. D. Thoreau, Rachel Carson, Wendell Berry, Annie Dillard, Mary Olive and Barbara Kingsolver. Focus on environmental challenges as well as potential solutions. PRESENTER: Jerry Pierre has taught many popular literature courses. He is sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 11 a retired English teacher who enjoys golfing and canoeing. 5 Mon., Nov. 17-Dec. 15, 12:30-1:45pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 49 Potpourri III Each week, discover a different speaker and enjoy a different topic. 5 Mon., Nov. 17-Dec. 15, 10-11:15am Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 46 WEEK 1: Marilyn McKnight “Chess: The Game of Kings (and Queens)” Discuss the history, benefits and current opportunities to learn and grow with chess. Explore ways to include chess in your personal and family life. You too can learn how to move like a King (or Queen)! Marilyn McKnight taught elementary school for 17 years in Milwaukee Public Schools. During that time she initiated introductory Chess instruction in classrooms and in after-school programs. McKnight believes that the value of learning to play Chess and to develop essential skills for the game far transcends age limitations. WEEK 2: Paul Geenen “Civil Rights Activism in Milwaukee: South Side Struggles in the ‘60s and ‘70s” In an era marked by the friction of racial tension, the south side of Milwaukee earned a reputation as a flashpoint for prejudice, but it also served as a staging ground for cooperative activism between members of Father Groppi’s parish, representatives from the NAACP Youth Council, students at Alverno College and a group of Latino families. Gain an understanding of the challenges faced by this coalition in the fight for open housing and better 12 SCE | A World for the Wise working conditions for Milwaukee’s minority community. Paul Geenen is an entrepreneur, a community activist, an author and a grandfather of eight. WEEK 3: Priscilla Kucik “St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland: A Modern 11th Century Woman” St. Margaret is a Catholic saint still much venerated in Protestant Scotland; she was devout, intelligent, playful, stubborn, compassionate and political. She helped Scotland develop a centralized government, brought culture and learning, and is the patron saint of wives because of her uniquely wonderful marriage. Find out why medieval history is never boring! Priscilla “Pete” Kucik has spent the last 30 years in the 14th century through an organization called The Society for Creative Anachronism, and has published articles and given talks on numerous aspects of the Middle Ages. WEEK 4: Tracey Sperko “From the Community to Veterans: How Do We Honor Your Service?” Discuss the culture of veterans and what makes them unique, as well as current trends in the veteran population. Gain an understanding of the issues of women veterans and how they are vastly under served. See how we as a community can make a difference, with tips on how to help veterans in need and where help is needed. Tracey Sperko is a 10year Navy veteran, and has volunteered at the Veterans Administration and served on the veterans boards for two senators and a governor. Sperko worked as a registered nurse at the Veterans Hospital in Milwaukee before serving as the executive director of a veterans homeless agency, and is currently involved with MacArthur Week and Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Services. WEEK 5: Tony Busalacchi “Egypt and Petra Revisited” Sit back and enjoy the view of an 11-day cruise down the Nile with this travelogue based on the Busalacchi’s trip in 1991. Next, discover the “lost city” of Petra, Jordan and its architectural wonders. Hear stories of the couple’s adventures, complemented by stunning scenes to behold. Tony Busalacchi is an artist, world traveler and frequent presenter for Osher, North Shore School for Seniors and many other organizations. He taught humanities at the high school and university levels and is interested in art, architecture and history. London: A Short History, Part II (DVD Course) Throughout its extensive and fascinating history, London helped to shape many of the most influential political, cultural and economic institutions alive in Western civilization. Oxford-trained historian and Professor at Loyola University Chicago, Robert Bucholz walks you through this great city’s history, from its beginnings as a Roman outpost in the 1st century C.E. to its current role as a global hub. Understand not only the broad cultural trends of each period, but how they impacted the sights, the sounds and day to day life experienced by those who lived there. Prepare to be captivated and discover new insights. View a recording of a lecture, followed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. Part II covers the time of Shakespeare to Dickensian London. PRESENTER: Beth Waschow is the curriculum chair for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UWM. She has a B.S. in secondary education, French, Spanish and English, and an M.S. in curriculum and instruction from UWM. During her 35 years of teaching at the high school level, she led numerous student trips abroad. Masterworks of American Art, Part III (DVD Course) Explore the history of American art from the colonial period to just before WWI with Professor William Kloss. Immerse yourself in the works of more than 50 of the greatest American artists of the period in the context of relevant historical, political and cultural information. View a recording of a lecture, followed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. Part III covers lectures 17 through 24 of the course’s 24 lectures. PRESENTER: Kathy Johnson is a retired nurse who worked exclusively with heart failure patients for years, providing support and education. She is an avid believer in lifelong learning and is a quilter, beader, reader and film watcher. 4 Tue., Nov. 11-Dec. 9 (Omit: Nov. 18), 12:30-1:45pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 54 The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders (DVD Course) Have you seen the Grand Canyon or Yellowstone or the Dead Sea or Hawaii? Ever wonder how they formed? What caused Yellowstone to have hot springs or the Grand Canyon to have so many layers in the rock? Discover the cause and the future INSTRUCTOR: Elaine Burns is a registered nurse with more than 30 years of experience. She served in the Air Force and was stationed in both Turkey and Italy for more than four years, during which time she traveled extensively. 4 Tue., Nov. 18-Dec. 9, 10-11:15am Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 50 History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective, Part V (DVD Course) Take a trip through the ancient world, with a multidisciplinary look at its politics, philosophies, arts, technologies and religions. See how these aspects interwove to form the fabric of society, and how many of these traditions still live with us today. View a recording of a lecture or program featuring renowned experts, followed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. PRESENTER: Mike Sadowski is a retired salesperson from a local international manufacturing company. He has a long standing interest in history and associated subjects. 4 Thu., Nov. 20-Dec. 18 (Omit: Nov. 27), 10-11:15am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 56 sce-osher.uwm.edu | Doubt and Its Benefit Can doubting be a good thing? Should it be practiced as a way of gaining insight? Explore a variety of philosophical doubts and their benefits as described by Descartes, Hume, Russell, Wittgenstein and others. Short Courses 4 Tue., Nov. 18-Dec. 9, 12:15-1:30pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 52 of some of the greatest geological wonders on the planet. View a recording of a lecture or program featuring renowned experts, followed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. PRESENTER: Carolyn Sweers taught philosophy and history courses for 25 years New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois. After retiring in 1994, Sweers continued to teach in older adult education programs in the Chicago area. 3 Wed., Dec. 3-17, 10-11:15am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 58 Hildegard von Bingen: A Woman to Learn from for a Healthy 21st Century Life Hildegard von Bingen was a 12th century German mystic, healer, administrator, artist, composer and advisor to rulers. View examples of her art. Listen to the beautiful chants she composed. Learn her recipes for healing foods. Examine her suggestions for living a spiritually and physically healthy life, and discuss how her ideas and advice may be applicable to living today. PRESENTER: Kathy Johnson is a registered nurse who worked exclusively with heart failure patients for years, providing support and education. She is an avid believer in lifelong learning and the importance of understanding our universe. She has given presentations and facilitated classes for Osher on a variety of topics 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 13 including congestive heart failure, travels to Iceland, secular humanism and art. 3 Wed., Dec. 3-17, 12:30-1:45pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $15 Program No. FALL: 60 OSHER LECTURE SERIES sce-osher.uwm.edu Kim Beck 414-227-3321 Explore new ideas and knowledge, presented by prominent experts and passionate peers on a variety of topics. Milwaukee’s Town of Lake The Town of Lake was created in 1838 as one of Milwaukee County’s seven townships. Its borders were Greenfield Avenue (north), College Avenue (south), 27th Street (west) and Lake Michigan (east). Beginning in 1850 and ending in 1954, Lake passed out of existence piecemeal as its farmland became developed and was claimed by the City of Milwaukee or incorporated to become Bay View, Cudahy and St. Francis. The St. Francis Seminary and Convent, Cupertino tree on the lakefront, Lake Band, Lake Town Hall, Airway Theater, Lakeside Power Plant, Patrick Cudahy Company, Mitchell International Airport, Forest Home Cemetery, St. Josaphats Basilica, Nunnemachers Distillery, Grebes Bakery, Gardettos Bakery, New Coeln and the Tippecanoe neighborhood with its landmark water tower are only a 14 SCE | A World for the Wise small part of what made Lake a unique area of Milwaukee County. PRESENTER: Ron Winkler is the author of two books in Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series: Bay View and Milwaukee’s Town of Lake. He writes for the Bay View Historical Society’s newsletter and for other preservation groups. He is a lecturer, tour guide and author of a series of nine walking tour brochures of Bay View. He has lived in Bay View and the Town of Lake for his entire life. Mon., Sept. 8, 12:30-1:45pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 61 How to Self-Publish Your First Book for Free Learn how to self-publish your life experiences, passions, memories, fantasies, dreams, hobbies, skills and interests on any topic. Lynn and Richard Voigt share their publishing experiences, providing information on how to self-publish your first book, even for free. Bring all your questions and be prepared for some exciting answers and money saving options. Be forewarned, self-publishing can become extremely addictive, fun and potentially profitable. You are encouraged to bring materials with which to take notes. PRESENTERS: Lynn and Richard Voigt are refocused (aka retired) Milwaukee Public School teachers who have self-published over 50 books in the past three years on a wide variety of subjects. Together, they present a very unique team-approach in helping others clarify and pursue their passions while sharing their skills and diverse expertise as authors, artists, inventors, entrepreneurs, Internet marketers and education specialists. Tue., Sept. 9, 9:45-11:45am Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 62 Political Mass Murder and Ethnic Cleansing in the 20th Century Partake in historical reflections on a phenomenon increasingly recognized as the salient fact of the century – mass death or coerced population transfers, often in combination, generally carried out by governments and often based on factors of race or ethnicity. Discuss this grim but important subject, and hear the lessons and conclusions born out of a UWM graduate seminar the presenter recently taught on the same topic. PRESENTER: Dr. Neal Pease is a professor of history and current department chair at UWM. He specializes in the modern history of eastern and central Europe. His most recent book won multiple awards as best book of the year in the fields of Polish studies and history of the Catholic Church. Tue., Sept. 16, 10-11:15am Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 63 The HECM / Reverse Mortgage Option: A Look at Funding Longevity Learn the facts about the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, also known as the Reverse Mortgage. Review the process of obtaining an HECM loan, as well as the options of using the HECM for either refinancing your existing home or buying your dream retirement home to age in place. Review examples and have your questions answered. Mid Term Elections 2014: Will They Make a Difference? As the midterm elections approach in fall 2014, there are a few critical questions that will be answered. Will President Obama hold on to the Senate? Will the House of Representatives and the state Senate and Assembly remain in Republican hands? Address these questions and others as we try to determine if these elections will bring about change in government. PRESENTER: Dr. Anne Gurnack is professor emerita and former chair of the Department of Politics, Law and Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Her teaching areas include American politics, public policy and public administration. She has been a visiting professor at UWM and the University of Gdansk, Poland since her retirement. She has been a frequent guest on MPTV’s Fourth Street Forum and WGTD Public Radio. Fri., Sept. 26, 2:15-3:30pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 65 PRESENTER: Marcia Gabriel, LEED AP is a program manager and outreach specialist with the School of Continuing Education, the Center for Sustainability and Continuing Engineering Education. She is responsible for developing educational programs focusing on engineering and sustainability for the School and community, and has extensive experience with corporate training, project management and purchasing. Gabriel is vice chair of the Education Committee of the International Facility Management Association, a member of ME3, leader of Toastmasters International – Milwaukee’s Bilingual Chapter, the director of UWM’s Women in Science and Engineering program, a member of the Water Council, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, a member of Historic Milwaukee, Inc., and the program co-chair of the Raconteurs Writing Club. Tue., Oct. 7, 10-11:15am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 66 Mothers of the Far Right: The Mothers Movement and World War II Learn about an unusual group of antisce-osher.uwm.edu | Osher Lecture Series Fri., Sept. 19, 2:15-3:30pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 64 Explore the stages and feelings of grief – what it is and what it isn’t, and how healing is possible. Drawing from personal experiences, Marcia Gabriel shares well known methods and strategies to provide both hoping and coping. The class features engagement and discussion, leading you to discover that life can be good again, (different, but good) and how you can rebuild the future after grieving. war women who opposed American participation in World War II on the grounds that the U. S. was fighting the wrong enemies. America should side with Germany against Russia and Britain. The British had actually bombed Pearl Harbor. Hitler was a liberator. Franklin D. Roosevelt was a Jewish dictator. Millions of women strong, concentrated in the Midwest, marched on Washington, wrote books and tracts, and tried to defeat pro-war legislation. Based on his book, Women of the Far Right, Jeansonne dissects a movement that is an aberration among women’s groups of that time. Short Courses PRESENTER: Greg Farnam is a reverse mortgage professional with over 25 years of experience providing timely and accurate information to allow individuals to make informed and sound financial decisions regarding the use of their home’s equity. Living Beyond Grief PRESENTER: Dr. Glen Jeansonne has been a professor at UWM for 35 years. He has published 14 books, including biographies of President Herbert Hoover, President Barack Obama, Elvis Presley and Huey P. Long. Prof. Jeansonne has won two UWM teaching awards, a Lifetime Research Award, and 22 grants and fellowships. His book, Gerald L.K. Smith: Minister of Hate, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He has also taught 20th century American history at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Williams College, and the University of Michigan. Sat., Oct. 25, 10am-Noon Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 67 We Are By Nature Creative Beings Many people will recognize the creativity that is so readily noticeable in the work of artists, musicians and authors. You may find yourself saying, “I wish I could do that.” You may have tried to learn how to play the piano, you may love to sing, you may have powerful ideas you want to share with the world, but for various reasons 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 15 something has always gotten in the way. Recognize that you are a creative being! Learn how to think creatively, to trust that you have the skills and tools to think creatively, and begin living creatively every day. INSTRUCTOR: Marilyn McKnight has taught all levels from pre-school to graduate level students, worked in an educational publishing company developing individualized reading programs and served as an educational consultant with national and international organizations and companies. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines doing teacher training, served as a Fulbright exchange teacher in Finland and taught English in Colombia. Mon., Oct. 20, 12:30-1:45pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 68 Dr. Rosa Minoka-Hill, an Early Native American Woman Physician Dr. Rosa Minoka-Hill (1876-1952), a Mohawk Indian who married a Wisconsin Oneida Indian, became the first woman to receive honorary membership to the state medical society. Her inspiring story is one of remarkable courage. PRESENTER: Carol O. Smart, a latein-life theater student, has developed the story of her beloved grandmother into this one-woman play. It has been well received in Wisconsin and elsewhere. Thu., Nov. 13, 12:30-1:45pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 69 16 SCE | A World for the Wise Safe Surfing: Protecting Yourself in the Digital/ WiFi/Internet Era Explore ways to protect yourself in our bewildering digital world. Review and discuss behaviors and actions to protect your data, your assets and your identity. If you use a PC/Mac at home to surf the Internet you are surrounded with powerful technology in the form of your browser, email service, router, WiFi, smartphone and/or tablet/iPad. All are wonderful tools whose appearances of simple convenience hide very serious threats to your digital identity. Consider your risk tolerance and unique setup of these tools to protect yourself. PRESENTER: Bruce Twomey is a 30-year veteran of the information technology profession having plied his trade in three industries. In his role as the director of information technology and operations for Northwestern Mutual, Twomey directed teams that were accountable for the company’s day-to-day operation of its extensive local area network, wide area networks, PBX, user authentication and authorization systems, WiFi, Windows desktop infrastructure and email systems. Tue., Nov. 18, 2:15-3:30pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 70 The Medicare Hospice Benefit: Navigating a Good End It is natural human behavior to avoid thinking about and planning for the very last thing we will all do eventually. But, when asked about it, we all desire a comfortable and easy death. The Medicare Hospice Benefit is a very underutilized and greatly misunderstood benefit that is available to all on Medicare. Get informed about the benefit – what it is, what it does, why it is important to understand it, how to access it and how to work around barriers to using it. INSTRUCTOR: Sharon Povlich, RN, MBA is vice president of Wheaton Franciscan Home Health and Hospice with many years of experience in the administration of home health and home hospice services. She is committed to the provision of highquality care in an increasingly difficult health care regulatory environment. Thu., Dec. 11, 10-11:15am Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 71 What’s a MOOC and Why You Want to Know the Answer to that Question Take a look at some sample Massive Online Open Courses. Discuss MOOC’s strengths and weaknesses, and consider the ramifications of free education online. PRESENTER: Dr. Sandra Stark taught for 35 years in Milwaukee Public Schools. The bulk of her career was at Rufus King High School in the International Baccalaureate, where she taught a course titled “Information Technology in a Global Society.” She currently gives workshops for teachers of that course and marks exams for the IB as well. Thu., Dec. 11, 2:15-3:30pm Location: Hefter Conference Center Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 72 Edelweiss Historic Milwaukee Boat Tour Many people you know are moving into long term care facilities but there may be another choice. Common sense modifications can allow you to live in your home far into the future. These changes promote safety from falls, easier moving about the house, and peace of mind for you and your family. Find out how you, your parents, or others can live safely at home as long as possible. Travel through downtown Milwaukee under bridges, past historical landmarks and with a front-row view of the skyline including the Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World and the Summerfest Grounds. Learn about historical developments in Milwaukee’s history, including the history of its brewing, manufacturing and famous local people and sites. Mon., Dec. 15, 4-5:15pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 73 GO EXPLORE sce-osher.uwm.edu Kim Beck 414-227-3321 Get out and get going! Venture to various locations of interest in Milwaukee and throughout the surrounding areas. A Trip Back in Time at Wade House One of 12 historic sites owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Wade House Historic Site is located halfway between Sheboygan and Fond du Lac. Set upon rolling acres within the Kettle Moraine State Forest, the site celebrates the world of plank road stagecoach travel, horse-drawn transportation, and mid-19th century settlement and town buildings. Enjoy a guided tour of the 27-room stagecoach hotel dating back to 1850. Experience a sawmill, a blacksmith shop, oldfashioned horse-drawn wagon ride, as well as Wisconsin’s largest collection of carriages and wagons in the new Wesley J. Jung Carriage Museum. Box lunch is included. Wed., Sept. 17, 9am-4pm Location: Bus departs from the North Shore Park & Ride. Fee: $45 (includes lunch and motorcoach) Program No. FALL: 76 sce-osher.uwm.edu | Join us in exploring the compelling true story told by Erik Larson in his bestselling book, The Devil in the White City. The book spotlights two simultaneous events in Chicago history: the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 and the emergence of serial murderer Dr. Henry H. Holmes. Our day in Chicago begins with a presentation at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, featuring period photographs of the Fair and its central characters. Next, a CAF docent leads a private coach tour to locations and buildings that fairgoers would have experienced. This diverse tour stops at the street that was home to Chicago’s business and social elite during the Fair, winds past the home of Fair critic Ida B. Wells, highlights the Midway and the site of the Ferris Wheel, and stops for a short walking tour of the fairgrounds in Jackson Park. Those who have read Erik Larson’s book will learn more about the circumstances surrounding the Fair and Dr. Holmes; those who haven’t will find this tour to be a fascinating introduction to the 1893 World’s Fair and the evil Dr. Holmes. Go Explore PRESENTER: Mike Paskov has had a progressive construction management path from tradesman, to department manager to owner. He has training, experience and understanding of “aging in place,” the ability to independently live in one’s own home and community safely and comfortably. He personally helped his mother stay at home an additional six years before moving to assisted living and after recognizing a need to help others live at home safely and as long as possible, Paskov has started his own aging in place service. Sat., Sept. 13, 12:30-2:30pm Location: Edelweiss Boat Tours, 205 W. Highland Ave., Milwaukee Fee: $20 Program No. FALL: 75 Devil in the White City Motor Coach Tour in Chicago Osher Lecture Series Living in Your Home as Long as Possible Sat., Sept. 20, 8am-6pm Location: Pick up at North Shore Park & Ride OR College Ave. Park & Ride Fee: $79 (includes lunch, motor coach and private tour guide) Program No. FALL: 77 An American System-Built Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Throughout his career, Wright believed that all people, regardless of income, deserved to live in beautiful, architectdesigned homes. Wright’s earliest 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 17 solution to this “small house problem” was American System-Built Homes, and in 1916, six of these dwellings were built on Burnham Street in Milwaukee. Tour an 805 sq. ft. bungalow, totally restored in 2009 by Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin. Hear the story of Wright, ASBH and the restoration. Walk the block to view the other dwellings, and perhaps visit one of the duplexes currently undergoing restoration. Tue., Sept. 23, 11am-Noon Location: 2714 W. Burnham St., Milwaukee Fee: $10 Program No. FALL: 78 OR Tue., Oct. 21, 11am-Noon Program No. FALL: 79 The History and Food of Brady Street Enjoy a guided, walking lunch tour of Milwaukee’s fashionable East Side with Milwaukee Food and City Tours. Stroll through the historic Milwaukee neighborhood of Brady Street, an ethnic enclave for the Italian and Polish immigrants that originally settled there and called it home. Enjoy delicious tastings along the way at authentic Italian eateries, as well as several newer establishments that revitalize this community. Fri., Sept. 26, 11:15am-1:45pm Location: Meet at Zaffiro’s Pizza, 1724 N. Farwell Ave., Milwaukee Fee: $50 Program No. FALL: 80 Tour of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse Representing one of the last bastions of Romanesque Revival architecture in the Midwest, the Milwaukee Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse currently 18 SCE | A World for the Wise houses both a U.S. District and U.S. Bankruptcy court. Built between 1892 and 1899, it originally housed the U.S. Post Office, Custom Service Offices and District Courts. It remains an exquisite example of Richardsonian style architecture. The tour is conducted by Chief Deputy Clerk of the U.S. District Court Mike Williams, with an opportunity to meet Federal Judge Randa, Chief Justice of the U.S. District Court from 2002 until 2009. Tue., Sept. 30, 10:15-11:45am Location: Milwaukee Federal Courthouse, 517 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee Fee: $5 Program No. FALL: 81 OR Tue., Oct. 7, 10:15-11:45am Program No. FALL: 82 St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy and Hawk’s Inn For the past 130 years, St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy has been preparing young men from 16 countries for leadership roles in the world community. See the oak beamed dining room, experience the quiet comfort of the campus chapel and tour the recreation hall, gymnasium and pool, all named after people you may recognize. After lunch at Revere’s Wells Street Tavern, walk across the street to Hawk’s Inn, a renovated and refurbished historical stagecoach inn from 1845. The center of social and political life in Delafield, the inn includes a visitor center that has an ever changing historical display of the surrounding area. Wed., Oct. 15, 9:30am-3:30pm Location: Pick up at North Shore Park & Ride OR State Fair Park & Ride Fee: $60 (Includes lunch and motorcoach) Program No. FALL: 83 Tripoli Shrine Center Tour and Lunch The Tripoli Shrine Center was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 1986 and has been a Milwaukee Landmark for over 85 years. It is an architectural replica of India’s Taj Mahal and home to Milwaukee Shriner’s International. Marvel at the ornate interior trappings and fixtures of this unusual structure, including original art and furniture, followed by lunch. Founded in New York City in 1872, the Shriners are a fraternal organization with over a half million members worldwide. Besides being known for colorful parades, the Shriners support and operate 22 specialty hospitals providing expert orthopedic burn care to children regardless of a family’s ability to pay. Wed., Oct. 29, 11:30am-2pm Location: Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee Fee: $25 Program No. FALL: 84 Tour of MSOE Campus and Grohmann Art Museum Begin your visit to the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a tour of its Grohmann Art Museum, home to the world’s most comprehensive art collection dedicated to the evolution of human work and industry. The tour includes three floors of galleries followed by the roof top sculpture garden. Cross the street to MSOE Student Life and Campus Center Building, and see some of the School’s latest labs including the Reuhlow Nursing Complex, the Center for Biomolecular Modeling and also the Great Room of campus. Tue., Oct. 28, 1-3pm Location: Grohmann Art Museum, 1000 N. Broadway, Milwaukee Fee: $10 Program No. FALL: 85 Day of the Dead at the United Community Center The World Class Architecture of the Milwaukee Art Museum Get a closer look at the historic architecture of the Milwaukee Art Museum, sitting on a campus of three unique buildings designed by three world class architects. Examine the buildings designed by Eero Saarinen in the 1950’s, David Kahler in the 1980’s and Santiago Calatrava in the 2000’s. Holiday around Milwaukee Bakery Bus Tour Travel around the world and back right here in Milwaukee on a bakery bus tour filled with holiday spirit. An excellent opportunity to celebrate the holidays with friends, this tour includes samples of signature cookies, candies and pastries from a collection of bakeries throughout the area, complemented with stories of ethnic holiday traditions en route. Wed., Dec. 3, 9:30am-12:30pm Location: Meet at Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St., Milwaukee Fee: $55 Program No. FALL: 89 A Great Escape to the Mitchell Park Domes Get out of the cold and into the jungle-like trails of the Tropical Dome and the desert oasis of the Desert Dome, complete with a Hawaiianthemed holiday display in the Show Dome. Learn about the history and design of the Domes on this guided tour, including their newly built greenhouses. Tue., Dec. 9, 1-3pm Location: Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee Fee: $10 Program No. FALL: 90 sce-osher.uwm.edu | sce-osher.uwm.edu Kim Beck 414-227-3321 Learning never ends and it certainly doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. Osher In The Evening is designed for learners 50 and over that aren’t able to participate in our traditional, daytime programs. If you are still working or have other 9 to 5 commitments, why not give Osher In The Evening a try? Programs are open to anyone, but Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members receive a discount on any Osher In The Evening program. University Community Orchestra This ensemble invites advanced beginners or skilled amateurs (ages 14 and older) to rehearse and perform together. It is open to anyone who can read music and enjoys playing classical symphonic repertoire. UWM professor emeritus Margery Deutsch supervises weekly rehearsals with her conducting staff. Contact Margery Deutsch as soon as possible to let her know what instrument you play and what part you prefer (e.g. violin 2, flute 1, viola). Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414-229-4609. Osher in the Evening Wed., Nov. 5, 10am-1pm Location: United Community Center, 1028 S. 9th St., Milwaukee Fee: $20 (includes lunch) Program No. FALL: 86 Tue., Nov. 18, 1-3pm Location: Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee Fee: $10 Program No. FALL: 88 OSHER IN THE EVENING Go Explore The mission of the United Community Center is to provide programs to Hispanics and south side residents of all ages in areas including education, recreation and community development, as well as the celebration of cultural heritage through the arts. Learn more about the center with a guided tour, including its art gallery. Featuring the annual Day of the Dead celebration, the gallery will exhibit the tributes to lost loved ones by local, regional and international artists. The artists decorate the altars with their loved ones’ personal effects, favorite items, colorful floral arrangements, photographs and skeleton iconography. End the day with lunch at Café el Sol. Learn about the Museum’s past and its plans for the future. After the tour, stay and self-guide through the Museum’s feature exhibit, “Of Heaven and Earth, 500 Years of Italian Paintings from Glasgow Museums,” and view a collection of Italian Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces on loan from Europe. 13 Wed., Sep. 10-Dec. 3, 7-9:30pm Location: Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee Osher Member Fee: $74: Register by Wed., Sept. 10 $84: Register on or after Sept. 11 Non Osher Member Fee: $99: Register by Wed., Sept. 10 $109: Register on or after Sept. 11 Program No. 8111-7596 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 19 The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UWM is proud to sponsor the School of Continuing Education Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Enjoy lively presentations that connect the expertise and interests of the university’s premiere faculty with the community, on timely and important issues of the day. Thanks to Osher’s generous sponsorship, these presentations are free and open to the public. Topics and presenters will be announced three weeks prior to each lecture. Wed., Sept. 17, 5-6pm Wed., Oct. 15, 5-6pm Wed., Nov. 19, 5-6pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: Free Program No. 8300-7624 Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement Get equipped with the facts you need to prepare for a financially secure retirement. Learn to maximize your income and get more from investments. Protect your hard-earned money from inflation, income taxes and erosion due to possible long-term health care needs. This seminar will show you a conservative approach to wise money management and will identify lifestyle issues facing retirees. The instructors provide information that is current, comprehensive and noncommercial. The material is relevant to those in the early stage of retirement planning as well as those who are very close to retirement or just completed retirement. 20 SCE | A World for the Wise PRESENTER: Richard A. Behrendt is a senior vice president of private wealth management at Bair. Behrendt is frequently invited to speak to lay and professional groups on various estate and financial planning topics and he has been quoted in several newspapers and magazines, including New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Week and On Wall Street. PRESENTER: Paul Westphal is a director of private wealth management at Baird, with more than 20 years of experience in financial services. He provides comprehensive wealth management strategies designed to assist clients in the pursuit of their needs and goals. 4 Thu., Oct. 8-29, 6:00-8:30pm Location: School of Continuing Education Osher Member Fee: $89 Non Osher Member Fee: $119 Program No. 8115-7601 WALL CONFERENCE sce-osher.uwm.edu Kim Beck 414-227-3321 The UWM Osher Lifelong Learning Institute proudly hosts the 13th Wisconsin Association of Lifelong Learning Conference. Celebrating this year’s Milwaukee Feeds and Supplies the World theme, the event will be held at the School of Continuing Education conference center in beautiful downtown Milwaukee. Find out all the details at: sce-events.uwm.edu. Wed.-Fri., Sept. 3-5 Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: $145 Singles, $260 Couples Program No. 8300-7558 SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS sce-osher.uwm.edu Kim Beck 414-227-3321 Join socially stimulating, peer-led study groups that meet on a regular basis at various locations. Please call each contact person to confirm your participation before attending. Note: There is an annual fee of $15 per member that grants you unlimited access to all Special Interest Groups. Art Critique Share your artwork with others, and receive constructive feedback to foster your work’s growth and innovation. What are you trying to say and through what lens? Exchange ideas in a supportive environment and help fellow artists by giving critical consideration to their work as well. Qualifications: Members should be in the practice of making fine art. All mediums are welcome. Meeting times and dates are TBD at the printing of this catalog. For more information, contact Osher Program Development Coordinator Jenny Neale, 414-227-3255. Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Book Group Discuss selected books of fiction. Books are chosen each June for the following year. Members volunteer to lead discussions in an informal manner. Qualifications: A love of reading and a desire to share knowledge of good books. Newcomers and drop-ins always welcome. Contact Person: Cathy Morris-Nelson, 414-352-2839 10am-Noon on the 3rd Tue. of each month Sept.-June Location: Shorewood Public Library, 3920 N. Murray Ave., Shorewood Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Consciously Navigating the Second Half Explore living a more productive, enriching and satisfying second half of life. There is no right or wrong way to navigate this journey, it is rather an opportunity to learn from many sources, including fellow Osher members, in how to develop your unique path. Meeting times and dates are TBD at the printing of this catalog. For more information, contact Osher member David Georgenson, 414-540-5926. Fee: Free with annual $15 fee French Read selected text together, and review grammatical points and idioms. Focus is on oral comprehension and the understanding of written text. Qualifications: Intermediate/advanced level of proficiency. Contact Person: Valerie Brumder, 414-352-4506 1-2:30pm on the 2nd and 4th Tue. of each month Location: Hefter Conference Center (Billiard Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Gold Star Mysteries Examine a selection of noteworthy modern mysteries. Discussion centers on not only content but also the selected book’s relationship to other books in the field. Titles are generally available at the library or purchased at a book store. Qualifications: Each group member is asked to read two books per month. Contact Person: Beverly DeWeese, 414-332-7306 1:30-3pm on the 1st Thu. of each month Sept.-June Location: Hefter Conference Center (Dining Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Contact Person: Silvana Kukuljan, 414-935-2958 Noon-1:30pm every Tue. Location: Hefter Conference Center (Dining Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Spanish Read and translate from Spanish journals and selected books, and converse in Spanish. Contact Person: Tony LoBue, 414-364-4936 9:30-11:30am every Thu. Location: Hefter Conference Center (Dining Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Spanish Conversation Focus is on translation. Qualifications: Intermediate level of proficiency. Contact Person: Simon Arenzon, 262-242-2035 9:30-11:30am every Tue. Location: Hefter Conference Center (Library) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Spanish for Travelers History Read and discuss books selected by consensus. Members volunteer to lead a discussion in an informal manner. Qualifications: An interest in history and a readiness to participate in discussion. Contact Person: John Link, 414-588-5162 9-10am on the 2nd and 4th Wed. of each month Sept.-May Location: Hefter Conference Center (Billiard Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee sce-osher.uwm.edu | Learn basic Spanish to prepare one to travel in a Spanish-speaking country or visit a “supermercado” or “restaurante.” Qualifications: This class is for beginners and no prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Use of a home computer is required between meetings. Contact Person: Esteban Bell, 414-350-5842 12 Wed., Sept. 24-Dec. 10, 10:30-11:45am Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: Free with annual $15 fee 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org Special Interest Groups Contact Person: Dale Olen, 262-339-5481 10:30am-Noon on the 2nd and 4th Wed. of each month Location: Hefter Conference Center (Billiard Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Members speak German with as little English or translation as possible. Learn the language and culture of Italy. The group uses a workbook and other lessons, converses in Italian and listens to the language. Qualifications: All are welcome but most members know some Italian and some know it very well. Wall Conference Join Ecological Psychologist, Dale Olen, and go in search of Earth’s wisdom. Engage in this group exploration of Earth’s creatures and processes. Together discover the lessons Earth has to teach about living cooperatively with one another and with the planet. German Conversation Italian Osher in the Evening Earth Wisdom Contact Person: Marc McSweeney, 414-788-5929 10:30am-Noon every Wed. Location: Hefter Conference Center (Dining Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee 21 Spanish Short Stories Explore Spanish through reading short stories and viewing movies and music videos. Discuss materials while conversing in Spanish with partners. Qualifications: This is an intermediate level course in which members should have a working knowledge of present, past and imperfect tenses. Contact Person: Esteban Bell, 414-350-5842 9 Thu., Oct. 2-Dec. 11 (Omit: Oct. 9 & Nov. 27), 1-2:15pm Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Thai Focus is on spoken Thai and culture. All levels welcome. Members use American University Alumni Book for lessons and drills. Peace Corps training techniques such as buddy system and role playing are incorporated in the language sessions for fun and easy learning. Contact Person: Somchintana Ratarasarn, 414-771-9065 1-3pm every Wed. Location: School of Continuing Education Fee: Free with annual $15 fee Writing Share your writing with others, receive feedback and give encouragement. The only qualification is a desire to write. Contact Person: Nancy Martin, 414-339-1172 1:30-3pm on the 1st and 3rd Tue. Location: Hefter Conference Center (Billiard Room) Fee: Free with annual $15 fee MEMBERSHIP FEES NEW MEMBER FEE SCHEDULE When you join in these months Fee for One Person Fee for a Couple* Sept. - Dec. $45 $80 Jan. - Apr. $30 $50 May - Aug. $15 $20 First-Time Member As a first-time member you pay a prorated fee based on the month in which you join. Payment takes your membership to the following Aug. 31, after which your membership joins the continuing member fee schedule. *Couple Memberships Two individuals living at the same address (whether spouses, siblings or partners) and receiving only one copy of the mailed information. Annual Memberships Annual membership lasts Sept. 1 to Aug. 31 of the following year. Renewal fees for all continuing members are due on Aug. 31 and will be applied to a Sept. 1 renewal date regardless of when payment is received. Renewal fees are $45 for one person and $80 for a couple. SPECIAL EVENTS University Community Orchestra Fall Concert Sun., Dec. 7, 7:30pm Location: Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee 22 SCE | A World for the Wise Next year’s fee will be due Aug. 31 Registration Options ONLINE sce-registration.uwm.edu PHONE 8a-5p (Central) M-F 414-227-3200 – Direct 800-222-3623 – Toll Free IN PERSON Advanced registration only 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., 6th Flr., Milwaukee, WI Plankinton Bldg. adjacent to the Shops of Grand Avenue 8a-5p (Central) M-F MAIL Noncredit Registration UW-Milwaukee Drawer No. 491 Milwaukee, WI 53293-0491 Special Interest Groups REGISTRATION FORM Individual or Couple Member 1: one registration form per individual. To register by mail or by fax, please complete and return. For the second individual of a couple’s membership, please use the additional space on the back of this page. First Name___________________________________________ MI _____ Last Name_______________________________________________ Special Events Member Information, please print Address_______________________________________________ City _________________________________ State _____ Zip ___________ Email__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ We do not sell our lists to organizations outside of UWM. ¨ No. Please do not send Program Info by email. Voluntary Information Collected to enhance UW Programming ¨ Female ¨ Male Birth Date _____/_____/_____ Heritage ¨ African American ¨ Hispanic/Latino ¨ Asian/Pacific Islander ¨ White/Other ¨ American Indian/Alaskan Native Is this enrollment career related? ¨ Yes ¨ No Gender Fee____________ Special Interest Groups Annual fee of $15 per person gains access to unlimited Special Interest Groups Fee ____________ Course Selection Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Registration Form First-Time Members Fees are prorated, please see schedule on page 22 Individual Membership OR ¨ Couple Membership ¨ Membership Fees ¨ Yes! I would like to receive Program Info by email. Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Have a Registration Question? 800-222-3623 Sub Total $ ____________ If you need special accommodations, please advise us when registering. 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Less Gift Certificate* or Discount amount - ____________ *Gift Certificate # ______________________ TOTAL $ ____________ Method of Payment Full payment is required at the time of registration, with the exception of travel programs. ¨ Check Enclosed: Payable to UW-Milwaukee ¨ VISA ¨ MasterCard ¨ American Express Credit Card Number_____________ /_____________ /_____________ /_____________ Expiration Date ______________ Cardholder’s Name____________________________________ Signature______________________________ REQUIRED: Address on credit card statement: ¨ Same as address as above ¨ Other: Address______________________________________ City________________________________________ State________ Zip__________ KEYCODE WPDF MESSAGE CODE SP-112-13-W OFFICE USE ONLY Order #_______________________________ Initials______________ Date_____________________ sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | email@example.com 23 REGISTRATION FORM Couple Member 2: one registration form per individual. To register by mail or by fax, please complete and return. Member Information, please print First Name___________________________________________ MI _____ Last Name_______________________________________________ Address_______________________________________________ City _________________________________ State _____ Zip ___________ Email__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ¨ Yes! I would like to receive Program Info by email. We do not sell our lists to organizations outside of UWM. ¨ No. Please do not send Program Info by email. Voluntary Information Collected to enhance UW Programming ¨ Female ¨ Male Birth Date _____/_____/_____ Heritage ¨ African American ¨ Hispanic/Latino ¨ Asian/Pacific Islander ¨ White/Other ¨ American Indian/Alaskan Native Is this enrollment career related? ¨ Yes ¨ No Gender First-Time Members Fees are prorated, please see schedule on page 22 Individual Membership OR ¨ Couple Membership ¨ Fee____________ Special Interest Groups Annual fee of $15 per person gains access to unlimited Special Interest Groups Fee ____________ Course Selection Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Prog. #____________________ Title_________________________________________________ Date________________ Fee ____________ Have a Registration Question? 800-222-3623 If you need special accommodations, please advise us when registering. Requests will be kept confidential. Sub Total $ ____________ Less Gift Certificate* or Discount amount - ____________ *Gift Certificate # ______________________ TOTAL $ ____________ Method of Payment Full payment is required at the time of registration, with the exception of travel programs. ¨ Check Enclosed: Payable to UW-Milwaukee ¨ VISA ¨ MasterCard ¨ American Express Credit Card Number_____________ /_____________ /_____________ /_____________ Expiration Date ______________ Cardholder’s Name____________________________________ Signature______________________________ REQUIRED: Address on credit card statement: ¨ Same as address as above ¨ Other: Address______________________________________ City________________________________________ State________ Zip__________ 24 SCE | A World for the Wise LOCATION INFORMATIONâ€ƒ UWM School of Continuing Education Address 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 6000, Milwaukee, WI 53203 Parking Visit sce-directions.uwm.edu for more details. Location Information For a wheelchair accessible entrance, park your car on the 4th level at the north end of the parking structure. From there, enter the building and take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Cross the rotunda to the elevators on the north side of the building (closest to Wisconsin Ave.) and take these elevators to the 6th or 7th floor. Registration Form The School of Continuing Education is located downtown in the Plankinton Building of Grand Avenue Mall. For the most convenient access, enter the Grand Avenue parking structure off Plankinton Ave., and park your car on the 2nd or 3rd level at the north end of the structure, closest to the mall entrance. From the parking structure, youâ€™ll enter the building on the 2nd floor and cross the rotunda. Take the elevators on the north side of the building (closest to Wisconsin Ave.) to the 6th or 7th floor (in-person registration/offices or classrooms, respectively). Free Parking is available for Osher members in the Shops of Grand Avenue parking structure. Please note that it is only available while you are attending a class. Bring your parking gate ticket to the 7th floor reception desk to have it validated. UWM Hefter Conference Center Address 3271 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53211 Parking Two-hour parking is available on the streets around the Center. sce-osher.uwm.edu | 414-227-3320 | firstname.lastname@example.org 25 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Business & Management Early Childhood Engineering Human Services Marketing & Technology 5 Nonprofit Management CO Public Administration L G LE E F O R KID S Project Management & Business Analysis Water Technology PERSONAL ENRICHMENT College for Kids/College for Teens Educational Travel & Tours Languages Ages 5-18 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Performing Arts R LIF E L O N G COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT L EA O E SH RN UT E 26 IN G I N S TIT 95+ Ages 50+ Center for Transportation Education & Development Center for Urban Community Development Center for Workforce Development Employment & Training Institute Youth Work Learning Center SCE.UWM.EDU GENERAL INFORMATION HOW TO ENROLL Enrolling for School of Continuing Education courses is quick and easy! Select the option most convenient for you. Please include the message code and keycode, located to the left of your name on the back cover of this catalog, with your registration. ONLINE CUSTOMIZED sce-registration.uwm.edu Rachelle Perotto, Program Director 414-227-3243 email@example.com PHONE 8am-5pm (Central) M-F 414-227-3200 – Direct 800-222-3623 – Toll Free MAIL Mail web form to: Noncredit Registration UW–Milwaukee Drawer No. 491 Milwaukee, WI 53293-0491 ATTENTION MILITARY SPOUSES ! IN-PERSON Advance Registration Only Visit the School of Continuing Education at 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., 6th Flr. Milwaukee, WI Plankinton Bldg. adjacent to the Shops of Grand Avenue 8am-5pm (Central) M-F DON’T FORGET TO USE MESSAGE CODE SP-112-13-W WHEN REGISTERING. Program Cancellations/Refunds* A full refund is issued to program participants if the School of Continuing Education cancels a program for any reason. Participant withdrawals made at least two weeks (14 days) prior to the start of a program can receive a 100% refund. When a participant withdraws less than two weeks prior to the program start, participants may have their fees transferred one time to any currently available program, otherwise participants will receive a refund minus a 20% administrative fee. For programs with a fee of $35 or less, no refund will be given if a participant withdraws within two weeks of the start date. *This policy does not apply to Travel programs or to College for Kids/Teens which have a no-refund policy. Did you know you may be eligible for up to $4,000 through the MyCAA program? Qualified military spouses can use the funds toward completing a certificate program at SCE. To learn more, contact Rob Bodart at 414-227-3370 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Support lifelong learning. Visit sce.uwm.edu and click “Give to SCE” THE SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION CONFERENCE CENTER DOWNTOWN CONVENIENCE WITHOUT THE DOWNTOWN PRICE. Host your next meeting, training or conference right in the heart of Milwaukee – and let SCE take care of the details. With rooms to suit 2 to 170 guests, registration services, catering, parking and event-planning support, we’re more than full-service, and you get it all for less. sce-ConferenceCenter.uwm.edu In Partnership with UW-Extension. No Wisconsin tax dollars were used in the printing of this publication. 27 Nonprofit Organization U.S. Postage PAID Milwaukee, WI Permit No. 864 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 6000 Milwaukee, WI 53203-2602 ! DON’T FORGET TO USE THESE CODES WHEN REGISTERING Your Keycode: WPDF Your Message Code: SP-112-13-W Check Us Out Online Discover the Possibilities. With more than 1,500 professional development and personal enrichment programs to choose from, learning opportunities abound at the SCE. Request printed and electronic program materials based on your interests at sce-KeepMePosted.uwm.edu. John Roach, Osher Member Let’s Get Social! Learning and connecting doesn’t end when you leave an Osher event. Join our network of Osher instructors and members to keep your conversations going online! Simply “Like” UWMOsher on Facebook and be the first to learn about relevant • • • • discounts and giveaways upcoming programs and events news and tips Plus, see photos of you & your Osher friends! Connect with us today at Facebook.com/UWMOsher Message Code: SP-112-13-W