Exciting news! OLLI @Berkeley has just been voted the best continuing education option in Oakland and the East Bay in 2022 by Oakland magazine. We are thrilled at the honor! Thank you to all the members, friends, faculty and fans who voted for us and for the creative and revelatory learning we...
Join OLLI @Berkeley this fall for a blockbuster term of new courses, speaker events, intergenerational dialogues and more. Registration opens on Monday, July 25. Many classes start the week of September 19 with more launching in mid-October. If you're not already an OLLI @Berkeley member, ...
Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ sent the following email this morning to all UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students. We wanted to share her message with the greater OLLI community.-----Dear campus community,Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to effectively overturn the landmark 1973 Roe...
The season of summer reading has arrived! We asked faculty to recommend a favorite book or two, and they were happy to oblige. TAMIM ANSARYHomeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar"Riveting writing, presents as a memoir but it's a novel, so--brilliantly daring literary experimentation and yet as...
"Putin's goal is to suffocate the soverignity of Ukraine," said UC Berkeley political scientist George Breslauer in a conversation hosted by OLLI @Berkeley on February 28. Breslauer was joined by economics professor Yuriy Gorodnichenko in a sober and deeply substantive discussion about Putin...
We are thrilled to welcome back members (vaccinated, boosted, masked, tested) to in-person classes at Freight...
If you'd like to take a sneak peek at our spring term — and, really, why wouldn't you? — then flip (virtually) through our new brochure, which should be landing in mailboxes by the end of next week (fingers crossed.) Spring registration opens on Monday, February 7.To say we're thrilled...
All of us at OLLI @Berkeley are grateful for—and awed by—the engagement, empathy and resolve our community has shown over the past twelve months. You are a marvel. Best wishes for a safe and wondrous holiday season. 
We are excited to announce that Patricia Carvalho is joining our team as Business...
We listened.In emails, telephone conversations, Zoom get-togethers and, most recently, a survey filled with hundreds of individual comments, our members and supporters have shared how they want to engage with our learning community going forward.What we heard — overwhelmingly — is that you want ...

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