Striking scenery in New Zealand, part of an illustrated travel lecture series.

Armchair traveler lecture series

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, library to present illustrated travel lectures


12:50 p.m., Feb. 22, 2013--Beginning Feb. 27, three instructors from the University of Delaware’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will present illustrated lectures in a series co-sponsored by Osher and the Woodlawn Library in Wilmington.

Each of the lecturers will take the audience along on a virtual tour of one of their recent journeys, complete with illustrative slides.

Global Stories

Marine biodiversity

This Winter Session, 23 UD students traveled to New Zealand where they discovered the abundant marine organisms, culture and sights the southwestern Pacific nation has to offer.

Global living

International House provides an on-campus living-learning community focused on intercultural dialogue and exchange. The deadline for housing registration is Feb. 28.

The first lecture in the series will be “Paris and the Rhone River Cruise” by Don Grimes on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

Steve Dombchik will speak on New Zealand and Australia on Wednesday, March 6, and the final lecture will be “Mongolia, the Land of Ghengis Khan” by Ken Mulholland on Wednesday, March 13.

The Woodlawn Library is located at 2020 W. 9th St. in Wilmington. The lectures are free and begin at 7 p.m. Please register by calling 302-571-7425.

About Osher

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Delaware in Wilmington is a membership organization for adults 50 and over to exchange ideas, take classes, teach and travel in the company of their peers.

The program is a learning cooperative whose members are its students, planners, instructors, committee members and facilitators.

UD offers Osher lifelong learning programs in Wilmington, Dover, Lewes and Bethany Beach.

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