• Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 09-18-2020 to 10-02-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM - Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Roy Overman, St. Louis Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom
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    In today’s world of social media and hyper partisanship, nothing is more important than distinguishing between fact and fiction to better understand the world we live in. Join us for thought-provoking discussion with Roy Overmann of Webster... read more
  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 09-21-2020 to 11-09-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Donald Bridy, Ph.D, Syracuse Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    This course will look at our conceptions of the universe from primal chaos in ancient times through the Big Bang to the present era of precision cosmology. It will explore the Big Bang, the expansion of the universe, dark matter, dark energy, cosmic inflation and the ultimate fate of the universe, along with the discovery of exoplanets and the search for... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-22-2020 to 09-22-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM - Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Peter Bolland, San Diego Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    When he wrote about his career challenges, the perils of fame, and the fleeting pleasures of life, Marcus Aurelius knew what he was talking about. Emperor of Rome, leader of legions of soldiers, and philosopher at heart, Marcus left behind for us his journal, one of the most beloved books in the Western canon. At the heart of Stoicism is this notion –... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-23-2020 to 09-23-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 02:00 PM-03:00 PM - Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Kathy Jentz, Washington Metro Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Kathy Jentz believes that growing plants should be stress-free and enjoyable. Her philosophy is inspiration over perspiration.  From what type of soils to use to what plants do best in our region,  she will cover the basics of growing successful container plantings. She will cover both ornamental and edible containers as well as the different styles and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-23-2020 to 09-23-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 09:00 AM-10:30 AM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Pierre M. Atlas, Ph.D., Indianapolis Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    "Hot Topics in American and International Politics.” Help set the discussion agenda and join the conversation with Dr. Pierre Atlas, Professor of Political Science at Marian University and monthly opinion columnist for the Indianapolis Business Journal. Audience members will suggest two or three current political topics to explore and discuss with Dr.... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-24-2020 to 09-24-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:15 PM - Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Debbie Cenziper, Washington Metro Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Investigative reporting has long played a critical role in American civic life: It sheds light on secrets and lies, exposes government corruption and reveals wrongdoing by lawmakers and power brokers. It has changed broken laws, put politicians behind bars and brought down a president. In this talk, we’ll explore the history, ethics, challenges and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-29-2020 to 09-29-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM - Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Megan Merriman, MPH, San Antonio Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Every year, millions of men, women and children are trafficked worldwide -- including right here in the United States. Learn how this happens and how we can be more aware in order to prevent trafficking in our own... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-29-2020 to 09-29-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 02:00 PM-03:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Elizabeth Pawloski and Juliet Simone, The Oasis Institute
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Meet two Oasis staff members whose lives have been recently changed by DNA testing. Although Elizabeth and Juliet have very different family stories, DNA testing played a role in discovering their unknown, yet close, families. Take this journey with them to untangle family secrets through the science behind their... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-30-2020 to 09-30-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Michael Kondrath, MBA , The Oasis Institute
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    The meat industry often gets a bad rap from animal welfare to the environmental impact of the supply chain. Learn about what innovative and impactful initiatives are being done in North America to accelerate producer led initiatives. Get an insider’s perspective from one of the biggest animal protein producers in the world, and what Cargill is doing to... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-01-2020 to 10-01-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Elaine Voci, Indianapolis Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Gather by Zoom to learn how to prepare one of life's tastiest "comfort foods" - creamy potato soup, perfect for our fall weather.  The soup has only 5 ingredients so it's easy on the budget, and it takes only 15 minutes to prepare. Prior to class, each attendee will receive a copy of the potato soup recipe so that they can shop and be ready to cook along... read more
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