Feature Stories

November 23, 2010
Osher Writing GroupJoin us for our next meeting
The Osher Writing Group started two years ago as an outgrowth of an Osher course on writing style taught by Jan Tarasovic.
Did You Know?How to find what you need on the OLLI website
Confused and overwhelmed every time you visit the OLLI website? Don’t be! Welcome to the mini-navigation guide!
KU's 2010 Mini-CollegeA Different Kind of College Experience
OLLI members George and Pam Pangburn attended the second annual Mini-College at the University of Kansas (KU) in Lawrence, KS from May 24-28, 2010.
Steady As You Go!Remembering Paul Brandt
The Osher Writer’s Group reflects on Paul Brandt, a member of their small group, who passed away on June 30th.
Behind the Scenes at URMany thanks to Debbie Coward, Scheduling Coordinator
OLLI enjoys a great relationship with the broader University community in program support and access to special lectures and other events at little or no cost. As a routine part of this newsletter, we plan to highlight some of the individuals in UR that help make our program successful.
Suiting UpAthletics equipment manager credits long career to working with UR students
In three decades as the Spiders' equipment manager, Ken Hart has touched the lives of hundreds of student athletes and assistants.
Marshall Center TalkMarshall Center Lecture Series 2010-11: Pulitzer Prize-winning historian discusses "Revolutionaries"
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Stanford University professor Jack Rakove opened the 2010-11 Marshall Center Lecture Series on Nov. 18 with a talk on the men and events behind the nation's founding.
Debate CompetitionJepson School hosts the Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl second year in a row
Twelve teams took part in the 2010 Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl, hosted Nov. 20 by the Jepson School of Leadership Studies.
Do Words Matter? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia visits campus as Orator in Residence
One first-year student got a front-row seat to a historic event when Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia came to campus as this year's Orator in Residence.
Waiting for SupermanLiving-learning community travels to NYC to tour charter schools
"At this school, the question is not if you are going to college, but rather where you are going to college," said Taylyn Huse, '13, who visited the KIPP Infinity Schools and the Harlem Children Zone in New York City over fall break. Huse is enrolled in a class called Children and Mental Health, one of many living-learning communities at Richmond.