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This area is used to post materials from or for specific OLLI classes, though all are welcome to view them. 

It can be used to:

   Post Powerpoint slides that were shown in class so that students can review them later;

   Provide extra sources of information not covered in class;

   Make material available before the start of a class.


Practical Beekeeping for Fairbanks (Spring 2016)

SCI--05, spring 2016, taught by Jeffrey Simonson

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Materials from previous semesters are below.


How to Make Changes that Really Last (Fall 2015)

SOC-06, fall 2015, taught by Larry Moen

Materials are posted on www.utherapy.net

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Newborns to Seniors: How Air Quality impacts Health (Fall 2015)

HL-10, fall 2015, taught by Owen Hanley, MD

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High-Latitude Climate: Current Topics (Fall 2015)

SCI-09, fall 2015, taught by Uma Bhatt

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Denial, Climate Change, and Environmental Complexity (Fall 2015)

SCI-08, fall 2015, taught by David Klein

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Introduction to Islam (Fall 2015)

RB-02, fall 2015, taught by Audrey Copeland

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Self-Publishing (Fall 2015)

CP-05, fall 2015, taught by Ray Bonnell

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The Race to Build the Bomb (Fall 2015)

HIS-10, fall 2015, taught by Bill Stringer

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Historic & Recreational Trails in Alaska (Fall 2015)

SOC-04, fall 2015, taught by Tim Mowry

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Slow Jam II (Fall 2015)

MUS-03, fall 2015, taught by Sine Anahita

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Two Socks for Two Feet (Fall 2015)

ART-10, fall 2015, taught by Gail Davidson

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Women in Graphic Literature  (Fall 2015)

LIT-06, fall 2015, taught by Greg Hill

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Perspectives on Alaska Tourism  (Fall 2015)

SOC-05, fall 2015, taught by Dave Norton

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Balanced Nutrition and Activity (Fall 2015)

HL-05, fall 2015, taught by Janne Maier

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History of Ocean Exploration (Fall 2015)

HIS-09, fall 2015, taught by Mark Johnson

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Riverboat Racing: A Unique Alaskan Traditon Evolves  (Fall 2015)

HIS-07, fall 2015, taught by Dave Norton et. al.

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Organize your Mac Computer (Fall 2015)

CP-04, fall 2015, taught by Lewis Overton

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Chair Yoga (Fall 2015)

EX-01, fall 2015, taught by Toni Kaufman

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The Physics of Turbulence (Fall 2015)

SCI-02, fall 2015, taught by David Newman

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Conversational Spanish Workshop (Club cafecito) (Fall 2015)

LNG-01, fall 2015, taught by Daniel Darrow

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Fairbanks: Waterworld and Watersheds  (Fall 2015)

SCI-06, fall 2015, taught by Dave Norton et. al.

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Time Traveling with Fairbanks Weather (Fall 2015)

SCI-05, fall 2015, taught by Eric Stevens

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Self-Hypnosis (Fall 2015)

HL-04, fall 2015, taught by Jim Conner

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Avian Navigation & Migration (Fall 2015)

SCI-01, fall 2015, taught by Ed Murphy

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Cholesterol: the good, the bad, the ugly? (Fall 2015)

 SCI-11, fall 2015, taught by Dr. Thomas Kuhn

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Alaska's Fiscal Paradox (Fall 2015)

HIS-03, fall 2015, taught by Tanana Valley League of Women Voters

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Alaska's Energy Futures (Fall 2015)

SCI-03, fall 2015, taught by Rich Seifert & Neil Davis

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Scoundrels in Northern History, Chapter 3 (Fall 2015)

HIS-01, fall 2015, taught by Dave Norton et. al.

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Materials from previous semesters are below.

A Scientific Revolution That Is Recasting Human Nature (Spring 2015)

SCI-09, spring 2015, taught by Dale Guthrie

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Cholesterol: the good, the bad, and the ugly? (Spring 2015)

SCI-10, spring 2015, taught by Tom Kuhn

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Exploration of the Solar System (Spring 2015)

SCI-11, spring 2015, taught by Emma Marcucci

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Alaska Trips with OLLI (Spring 2015)

SOC-06, spring 2015, taught by Lynn Slusher, Barbara Lando, Patricia Mata-Celis, Dave Norton, Steve Jewett, Ritchie Musick, Ron Inouye


 What Now? Marijuana Legalization in Alaska (Spring 2015)

HIS-10, spring 2015, taught by Kelly Drew, Wendy Doxey, Geoffrey Wildridge and Randall Aragon

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia: What Do We Need to Know? (Spring 2015)

SOC-07, spring 2015, taught by Joan Adams

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Color Theory (Spring 2015)

ART-10, spring 2015, taught by Sue Cole

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History of Ocean Exploration (Spring 2015)

HIS-15, spring 2015, taught by Mark Johnson

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Scoundrels in Northern History, Encore (Spring 2015)

HIS-10, spring 2015, taught by Dave Norton, Vera Alexander, Bill Schneider, Marvin Falk and Greg Hill

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Natural History of the Birds of Interior Alaska (Spring 2015)

SCI-08, spring 2015, taught by Ed Murphy

Bird calls are all in MP3 format, for play on either Mac or PC-type computers. Lecture slides are pdf files.


Drones in Alaska: Why Should We Care? (Spring 2015)

SCI-01, spring 2015, taught by Ro Bailey, Marty Rogers, Mike Hatfield and Keith Cunningham


Basic Power Point (Spring 2015)

CP-06, spring 2015, taught by Barbara Horner-Miller


Video & Audio Digitization Workshop (Spring 2015)

CP-01 , spring 2015, taught by Robyn Russell and Angie Schmidt


Meet the Artists (Spring 2015)

ART-02 , spring 2015, featured artists are Sara Tabbert, Iris Sutton, Rainy Maki and Elizabeth Shapland


How Do State Court Judges Decide Cases?  (Spring 2015)

SOC-01, spring 2015, taught by Niesje Steinkruger, Meg Greene, and Larry Zervos


Herbs  (Spring 2015)

HL-01, spring 2015, taught by The Herb Bunch


Be a Geologist for a Month: Rock ID & Geologic Mapping (Spring 2015)

SCI-03, spring 2015, taught by Trish Gallagher & Karri Sicard


eBay, Craigslist and PayPal (Spring 2015)

CP-07a & CP-07b, spring 2015, taught by Frank Abegg


iMovie & iDVD (Spring 2015)

CP-04 , spring 2015, taught by John Morack


Alaska’s Fiscal Paradox (Spring 2015)

HIS-01, spring 2015, taught by Tanana Valley League of Women Voters


Permafrost: Its Care and Feeding (Spring 2015)

SCI-06, spring 2015, taught by Rich Seifert


Solar Energy in Alaska (Spring 2015)

SCI-02, spring 2015, taught by Rich Seifert


Reducing Toxics (Spring 2015)

HL-07, spring 2015, taught by Patrice Lee


Basic Word (Spring 2015)

CP-02, spring 2015, taught by Barbara Horner-Miller


Scoundrels in Northern History: An Introductory Sample

Special Lecture at North Pole Branch Library, Feb. 10, 2015
presented by Dave Norton

Lecture slides with captions are below, broken into 4 parts.


St. Paul: Appealing or Appalling? (Spring 2015)

SOC-04, spring 2015, taught by Montie Slusher

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Dive Into Ocean Science (Fall 2014)

SCI-07, fall 2014, taught by Andres Lopez, Katrin Iken, Eric Collins, Seth Danielson, & Ana M. Aguilar-Islas

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Sweater Workshop (Fall 2014)

ART-11, fall 2014, taught by Gail Davidson

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Fit & Healthy With Essential Oils (Fall 2014)

HL-06, fall 2014, taught by Courtney McGlinchy

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Understanding Weather Maps (Fall 2014)

SCI-08, fall 2014, taught by Eric Stevens

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Beginning Genealogy (Fall 2014)

SOC-05, fall 2014, taught by Ruth Knapman

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Estate Planning (Fall 2014)

SOC-08, fall 2014, taught by Derek Averett & Scott Taylor

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eBooks, Audiobooks, & More (Fall 2014)

CP-09, fall 2014, taught by Laura Salisbury, Bill Galbraith, Melissa Prince, Sherry Vogel

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Changes in Northern Vegetation (Fall 2014)

SCI-05, Fall 2014, taught by Martha Raynolds

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On 10/24/14, I uploaded somewhat smaller file-size versions of the black & white 6-to-a-page printable versions, and a color version of week 1.


Intermediate Watercolor (Fall 2014)

ART-10, Fall 2014, taught by Sue Cole

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Beginning Watercolor (Fall 2014)

ART-09, Fall 2014, taught by Sue Cole

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Polar Politics (Fall 2014)

HIS-04, Fall 2014, taught by Amy Lovecraft

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Scoundrels & Reprobates in Northern History (Fall 2014)

HIS-06, Fall 2014, taught by Dave Norton, Marvin Falk, Mike Sfraga, Bill Stringer, Bill Schneider

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Twists & Turns: The Art of Cables (Fall 2014)

ART-04, Fall 2014, taught by Gail Davidson

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Spices (Fall 2014)

SCI-02, Fall 2014, taught by Janice Ott

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Immunology (Fall 2014)

SCI-02, Fall 2014, taught by Andrea Ferrante

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Avian Navigation & Migration (Fall 2014)

SCI-01, Fall 2014, taught by Ed Murphy

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Educational Revolution: What Online Courses Can Do For You (Spring 2014)

CP104 Education Revolution, spring 2014, taught by Owen Guthrie

"Online Courses"  and "Further Reading" will bring you to a website. The lecture slides are pdf files to download (black and white, 2 slides per page).


The Rise & Fall of Empires (Spring 2014)

HIS108 The Rise and Fall of Empires, spring 2014, taught by Paul Tengan and Donna Wheelock

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Weather Forecasting & Use of Weather Satellites in Alaska (Spring 2014)

SC111, spring 2014, taught by Eric Stevens

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Perspectives on the North (Spring 2014)

SOC106, spring 2014, taught by Mary Ehrlander

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Alaska's Seas (Spring 2014)

SC108, spring 2014, taught by Tom Weingartner

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Climate Variability and Change in Alaska (Spring 2014)

SC106, spring 2014, taught by Uma Bhatt

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Achieving Good Health Through Food (Spring 2014)

HL101, spring 2014, taught by Danika Ofelt

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Epigenetics and the Aging Brain (Spring 2014)

SOC107, spring 2014, taught by Tom Kuhn

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Mentoring in the Community, Family, and Business (Spring 2014)

SOC105, spring 2014, taught by Kathryn Dodge

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Are We Unique? (Spring 2014)

SC107, spring 2014, taught by Rich Seifert

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Geography of Scientific Discovery: A 50-Year Perspective on Alaska's 1964 Earthquake (Spring 2014)

SC105, spring 2014, taught by Dave Norton & guests

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Birds of Interior Alaska (Spring 2014)

SCI110, spring 2014, taught by Ed Murphy


Ireland (Spring 2014)

SOC102, Spring 2014, taught by John Byrne, Pat Lambert, Rich Collins, and Lynn Basham

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Medicaid & Long-Term Care (Spring 2014)

SOC103, spring 2014, taught by Derek Averett

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Beringia Encore: Detailing Pacific-Arctic Connectivities (Spring 2014)

SC102, Spring 2014, taught by Dave Norton, Marvin Falk & Jeff Rasic

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Stalking the Elusive Information in its Natural Habitat (Spring 2014)

CP105, Spring 2014, taught by Robyn Russell

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The Mysteries of Lace (Spring 2014)

ART105, Spring 2014, taught by Gail Davidson

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Eating to Nourish (Spring 2014)

HL102, Spring 2014, taught by Dr. Brian Orr

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