Activities

The Spring 2016 catalog is now available; call 559.278.0008 or email osher@csufresno.edu to receive a copy via U.S. Mail. 

SPRING 2016
General Sessions
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Monday; February 8,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Vladimir Putin: The Man, The Myth, The Politician
Dr. Michelle DenBeste
Thursday;
March 3,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Bulldogs at Their Best: The Commitment to Community Service at Fresno State
Chris Fiorentino
Thursday;
March 17,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
Happiness Fitness: Strategies for More Joy in Your Life
Diane Callahan
Thursday;
April 7,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union
An Analysis of Mass Murderers and Their Victims; Understanding San Bernardino, Sandy Hook and Columbine
Dr. Eric Hickey
 Wednesday;
April 20,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union  Political Philosophy and Headline News
Dr. Andy Fiala
Tuesday;
May 3,
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union Executing the Rosenbergs: Death & Diplomacy in a Cold War World  Dr. Lori Clune
       
Spring 2016
Short Courses
Date & Time Location Event/Activity Featuring
Wednesdays; January 27, February 3, 10 & 17 
2:00 - 3:30 pm
UBC 192 & UBC 194
Memoirs: Writing the Stories of Your Life
Dr. Linnea Alexander
Tuesdays & Thursdays; January 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 16 & 18
2:00 - 4:00 pm
UBC 191 The History of Entertainment through Plays, Film and TV - Part A Dr. Ed Emanuel
Friday; February 5
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library
iPhone: Basics and Settings
DiscoverE
Tuesdays; February 9, 16, 23 & March 1
10:00 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
When the Cold War Was Hot
Paul Kaser
Thursdays; February 4, 11, 18 & 25
10:00 - 11:30 am
UBC 192 & UBC 194
Poetry Writing
Sally Vogl
Friday; February 12, 
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library
iPhone Advanced
DiscoverE
Wednesdays; February 17, 24 & March 2
9:00 - 10:30 am
UBC 191
Frank Gehry: Architecture Outside The Box
Susana Sosa
Friday; February 19
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library
iPhone: Customization & Tricks
DiscoverE
Tuesdays & Thursdays; February 23, 25 & March 1 - 2:00 - 4:00 pm
 
March 3, 8, 10, 15 & 17 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UBC 191
The History of Entertainment through Plays, Films and TV - Part B
Dr. Ed Emanuel
Friday; February 26
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library
iPhone: Hidden Tricks
DiscoverE
Wednesdays; March 2, 9, 16 & 23
2:00 - 3:30 pm
UBC 192
Creativity for Life
Jill Wagner
Friday; March 4
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library
iCloud: Basics
DiscoverE
 
Mondays; March 7, 14, 21 & 28
10:00 - 11:30 am
UBC 191
FDR: The Man and the President
Dr. Allen Carden
Mondays; March 7, 14 & 28
3:00 - 5:00 pm
UBC 191
The Turning Point of 1960s American Popular Music
Dr. Matt Darling
Friday; March 11
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library
iCloud: Advanced
DiscoverE
Friday; March 18
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library
Android: Basics
DiscoverE
Mondays; April 4, 11, 18 & 25
1:00 - 2:30 pm
 UBC194 Tai Chi for Everybody  David Ortiz
Tuesdays; April 5, 12, 19 & 26
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Music Building M127 Sing From Your Heart Dr. Anna Hamre
Friday; April 8
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library Android: Advanced DiscoverE
Tuesdays; April 5, 12 & 19
10:00 - 11:30 am
UBC 191  Art: Past and Present Dr. Joyce Aiken
Wednesdays; April 13, 27 & May 4
2:30 - 4:00 pm
UBC 191 What Would Gandhi Do? Moral Strategies for a Peaceful Existence Dr. Veena Howard
Friday; April 15
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library Facebook DiscoverE
Thursdays; April 21, 28, May 5 & 12
2:00 - 3:30 pm
UBC 191 It All Adds Up: Mathematics in Life Elena Duran-Diestelkamp
Friday; November 20
3 - 4 pm
Henry Madden Library Google Earth DiscoverE
Friday; April 22
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library  Keep Your Brain Healthy Through Lumosity
DiscoverE
Friday; April 29
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library  Learn a New Language With Duolingo DiscoverE
Friday; May 6
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library Video Calling On Skype DiscoverE
Friday; May 13
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Henry Madden Library Google Earth DiscoverE
Fridays; February 12, March 18, April 8 & May 13
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
UBC 194

February 12:Infidel by Ayaan Ali

March 18:The Train to Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell

April 8:Island of the Lost by Joan Druett

May 13:The Wrigt Brothers by David McCullough

Kay Davies

Spring 2016 
Field Trips
Date & Time Location Event/Activity
Wednesday; February 24
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Henry Madden Library 
Fresno State
Discovering Kristin Saleri Exhibition
Monday; February 29
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Los Angeles, CA 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Frank Gehry Exhibition
Friday; March 11
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
Whole Foods Cooking Class - Thai
Tuesday; March 29
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monterrey, CA
Monterrey Bay Whale Watching
Thursday; April 14
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
San Francisco, CA
AT&T Park Tour and Pier39
 Friday; April 15
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
 Whole Foods Cooking Class - Hispanic
Friday; April 22
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
Whole Foods Cooking Class - Italian
Friday; April 29
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whole Foods
Fresno, CA
Whole Foods Cooking Class - Mediterranean

To see past activities:

Brochures from our past semesters are linked on the Resources page.