• 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: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-18-2020 to 09-18-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Dr. Bill Powderly, The Oasis Institute
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom
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    There is so much information (and misinformation) about COVID-19, it’s hard to decipher what to believe. Join us to get the facts from Dr. William Powderly, Co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Washington University School of Medicine, and Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St.... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-21-2020 to 09-21-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Megan Merriman, MPH, San Antonio Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    2020 marks 100 years of women having the ability to vote in the United States.  Where did it all begin and how far have we come?  We will discuss the past, present and future of women's rights in the United... read more
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  • 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): 09-21-2020 to 09-21-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Elaine Turney, Ph.D., San Antonio Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    The Texas Revolution was fought from October 1835 to April 1836 between Mexico and Texas colonists that resulted in Texas' independence from Mexico and the founding of the Republic of Texas. Come learn about the various battles of the revolution that was bookended by the Battles of Gonzales and San... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-21-2020 to 09-21-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Susan M. Friedman, MD, MPH, Rochester Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Join Dr. Susan Friedman, a Geriatrician with the University of Rochester Medical Center, as she discusses what the medical community considers when assessing patients for risks of falls.  Class is taught via Zoom; you must have a computer/tablet/phone with audio and video... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-21-2020 to 09-21-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Janet Simon, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, MEd, Albuquerque Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Preventing falls involves many components, including key factors of foot health and shoe selection. Your feet allow you to stay balanced and active; keeping them healthy will help reduce your risk of falls. Janet Simon provides an overview of common foot problems that are known contributors to increased falls risk. She includes recommendations for footwear... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-21-2020 to 09-21-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Oasis Connections Instructor, The Oasis Institute
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    This class deals with how to make calls on your phone, setting up a voicemail greeting, and retrieving messages. All facets of texting with the iPhone are covered as well as setting up your iPhone to receive and send emails. Other topics include FaceTime and... read more
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  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 09-22-2020 to 10-27-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM-Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: James Carroll Ph.D., Syracuse Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    “…nor shall any State…deny to any person…the equal protection of the laws.” Since the adoption of the 14th Amendment in 1868, the “equal protection” clause has resulted in numerous Supreme Court cases that have impacted people because to their race, gender or sexual orientation. Dr. Jim Carroll uses visuals of landmark Supreme Court cases... 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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