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  • Botanical Garden of the Piedmont (BGP): Its Past, Today, and Future (LIFE026) NEW!

  • THIS OPPORTUNITY HAS REACHED ITS MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT.

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  • *WE ARE WORKING BEHIND THE SCENES.

  • Instructor: Jill Trischman-Marks
  • Day of the week: Th, Times: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM. 
  • Tour of BGP on 3/28
  • Dates: 3/21/2024 - 3/28/2024  
  • Sessions: 2      
  • You will not be charged the $12.00 course fee unless you are admitted to the opportunity. 
  • Limit (we do monitor enrollment and when possible may add seats): 20
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(SCIT045)    

How Failure to Recognize and Address Simple Problems Could Upend Civilization? 

Instructor: Theodore Homyk

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Day of the Week: F

Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   

Dates: 3/1/2024 - 3/29/2024 


Number of classes in this course: 5  

Fee: $60.00

Course Location: OLLI at UVA - Terrace Level

Location Address: 1 Morton Drive Charlottesville, VA 22903

Limit: 12


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(HIST131)    

Lessons from the Vietnam War 

Instructor: Ed Linz

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Day of the Week: W

Times: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   

Dates: 3/27/2024 - 3/27/2024 


Number of classes in this course: 1   

Fee: $12.00

Location: OLLI at UVA ONLINE 

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Limit: 90 


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(PBAF064)    

Mediation for Non-Mediators 

Instructor: Walter Megonigal

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Day of the Week: W

Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   

Dates: 2/28/2024 - 2/28/2024 


Number of classes in this course: 1  

Fee: $12.00

Course Location: OLLI at UVA - Terrace Level

Location Address: 1 Morton Drive Charlottesville, VA 22903

Limit: 20


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(SCSC032)    

Optimizing Taxes in Retirement 

Instructor: Matthew Jenkins

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Day of the Week: Th

Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM   

Dates: 2/29/2024 - 3/7/2024 


Number of classes in this course: 2  

Fee: $24.00

Course Location: OLLI at UVA - Terrace Level

Location Address: 1 Morton Drive Charlottesville, VA 22903

Limit: 35


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(ARTS065)    

Photography Decision-making for Quality Images Workshop  

Instructor: Ben Greenberg

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Day of the Week: Su F Sa

Times: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM   

Dates: 6/7/2024 - 6/9/2024 

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Number of classes in this course: 3  

Fee: $100.00

Course Location: OLLI at UVA - Terrace Level

Location Address: 1 Morton Drive Charlottesville, VA 22903

Limit: 12


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  • Tai Chi for Health (WELL015) 

  • THIS OPPORTUNITY HAS REACHED ITS MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT.

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  • Instructor: Ronald Salomon
  • Day of the week: F, Times: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. 
  • One hour class sessions
  • Dates: 4/12/2024 - 5/17/2024  
  • Sessions: 6      
  • You will not be charged the $72.00 course fee unless you are admitted to the opportunity. 
  • Limit (we do monitor enrollment and when possible may add seats): 12
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(HIST102)    

The Impact of Four Major Crises in American History  

Instructor: Robert Toplin

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Day of the Week: Th

Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   

Dates: 3/14/2024 - 4/4/2024 


Number of classes in this course: 4  

Fee: $48.00

Course Location: Unity of Charlottesville - Sanctuary

Location Address: 2825 Hydraulic Road Charlottesville, VA 22901

Limit: 100


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(HIST130)    

The JFK Assassination – French Connections of Interest 

Instructor: Stephen Greer

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Day of the Week: Th

Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   

Dates: 3/7/2024 - 3/28/2024 


Number of classes in this course: 4   

Fee: $48.00

Location: OLLI at UVA ONLINE 

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Limit: 20 


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  • The Leadership Gap: Why Some Leaders Succeed and Others Fail (PBAF043) 

  • THIS OPPORTUNITY HAS REACHED ITS MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT.

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  • *WE ARE WORKING BEHIND THE SCENES.

  • Instructor: Terry Newell
  • Day of the week: W, Times: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM. 
  • Dates: 3/13/2024 - 4/3/2024  
  • Sessions: 4      
  • You will not be charged the $48.00 course fee unless you are admitted to the opportunity. 
  • Limit (we do monitor enrollment and when possible may add seats): 20
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(HIST125)    

The Way We Lived: Experiencing America’s Cultural History at Public Sites 

Instructor: Jack Robertson

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Day of the Week: Th

Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM   

Dates: 2/29/2024 - 3/28/2024 


Number of classes in this course: 5  

Fee: $60.00

Course Location: Jefferson Library at Monticello - Jefferson Library at Monticelolo

Location Address: 1329 Kenwood Farm Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Limit: 14


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  • Unlocking the Power of Your Resilient Brain (WELL041) NEW!

  • THIS OPPORTUNITY HAS REACHED ITS MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT.

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  • Instructor: P.J. Rooney
  • Day of the week: Th, Times: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM. 
  • Dates: 4/4/2024 - 4/11/2024  
  • Sessions: 2      
  • You will not be charged the $24.00 course fee unless you are admitted to the opportunity. 
  • Limit (we do monitor enrollment and when possible may add seats): 34
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Align With Your Design

  • Presenter: Ginny Jackson
  • Dates: 2/27/2024 - 4/2/2024 
  • Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Days: Tu 

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Birdlife of Central Virginia

  • Presenter: Jennifer Gaden
  • Dates: 2/27/2024 - 4/2/2024 
  • Times: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Days: Tu 

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Breaking in is Hard to Do--How to get your article published in newspapers and magazines

  • Presenter: Judy Mandell
  • Dates: 2/20/2024 - 3/12/2024 
  • Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Days: Tu 

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Can We Stop Climate Change?

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Chopin: Poet - and Pioneer - of the Piano

  • Presenter: Benjamin Roe
  • Dates: 2/21/2024 - 4/3/2024 
  • Times: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Climate Change: A Global Perspective

  • Presenter: Michael Kelley
  • Dates: 2/21/2024 - 3/27/2024 
  • Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Equanimity and Well Being

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Fire and Ice: The Geologic History of Yellowstone National Park

  • Presenter: Mark Barnhill
  • Dates: 2/21/2024 - 3/20/2024 
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Geology Beneath Your Feet and in Your Future

  • Presenter: Robert Finley
  • Dates: 2/26/2024 - 3/25/2024 
  • Times: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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Grandchild Development

  • Presenter: Marion Votaw
  • Dates: 2/27/2024 - 4/9/2024 
  • Times: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Days: Tu 

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Life is Short  NEW!

  • Day of the week: W, Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. 
  • Date: 2/21/2024 - 3/27/2024    
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  • Fee: $60.00     

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    I understand that although OLLI at UVA holds the health and safety of its community as paramount, this does not guarantee that I will not be exposed to injury or illness of any kind. I acknowledge that my physical presence in the local community as well as participation and utilization of facilities, services, and programs at OLLI at UVA is voluntary, and may carry certain risks, such as injury or illness including COVID-19 that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care and reasonable efforts taken to avoid and mitigate those risks. I also understand that I may be at higher risk for injury or illness and take full responsibility for my health and safety.  I understand that I have the option to participate in OLLI at UVA activities remotely.  Despite these risks, I chose to participate in-person in OLLI at UVA activities.

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Mozart's Women

  • Presenter: Donald Loach
  • Dates: 2/26/2024 - 4/1/2024 
  • Times: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Native Plants

  • Presenter: Frances Boninti
  • Dates: 2/27/2024 - 3/19/2024 
  • Times: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Days: Tu 

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Paul the Apostle

  • Presenter: Timothy Snider
  • Dates: 2/21/2024 - 3/13/2024 
  • Times: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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Tai Chi for Health

  • Presenter: Ronald Salomon
  • Dates: 2/23/2024 - 3/29/2024 
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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The Anthropology of Evil

  • Presenter: Stephen Kennamer
  • Dates: 2/22/2024 - 3/28/2024 
  • Times: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Days: Th 

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The Art of Conversation

  • Presenter: Richard Mason
  • Dates: 2/21/2024 - 3/27/2024 
  • Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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The War in the Skies: Europe 1939-1945

  • Presenter: Buck Beasom
  • Dates: 2/20/2024 - 3/12/2024 
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Days: Tu 

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Transforming Stress Using Mind Body Medicine

  • Presenter: Susan Von Hemert
  • Dates: 2/22/2024 - 3/21/2024 
  • Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Days: Th 

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Traveling Through the History of France, Part II

  • Presenter: Debbie Corber
  • Dates: 2/22/2024 - 3/14/2024 
  • Times: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Days: Th 

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With God on Our Side: Christian Nationalism and the Threat to American Democracy

  • Presenter: Jeffrey Pugh
  • Dates: 2/19/2024 - 3/18/2024 
  • Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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