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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers offers 300 courses for those over 50

When Rose Sterling looks in the mirror, she does not see someone who is about to turn 100 in November. With the activity level of a person half her age, including classes at ...

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Social connection among the 50+ community is as important as the intellectual stimulation

For Lynette Birkins, taking a class for older adults was a lifeline out of a depression that settled in after she retired from a 36-year career in education. A friend who knew about her love of writing encouraged her to take a creative writing class offered for the 50+ community. Now, 105 classes later, Birkins actually taught a class of her own last semester.  She credits the friends she made and the nurturing hand of the teachers with her recovery.

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Online registration for Highland Park/New Brunswick will begin on April 26, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Freehold online registration will begin on April 27, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Paper registrations will be randomly processed beginning April 30, 2018.

The OLLI-RU summer 2018 session will be on Wednesdays in Highland Park and New Brunswick, from 5/30 - 6/27 and on Fridays in Freehold, from 6/1 - 6/29.

Be sure to check out the new link above (created based on your feedback!), "Important Dates," that has session dates, refund deadlines, and upcoming events. 

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Click to read yet another great article featuring long time student Rose Sterling and celebrated instructor Bill Roufberg in Rutgers Today, "At 90 and Beyond, These Adults Still Have a Youthful Passion for Learning."   ...

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