Tag: Learning In Retirement

Learning in Retirement featured on Local 5 Live

UW-Green Bay’s Learning in Retirement program got some great airtime Tuesday (Jan. 27) during two morning segments on Local 5 Live. In the first, LIR President Frank Moon was joined by program art teacher Jim Briggs, who talked about and displayed works from his pencil drawing class. Moon was back in the second segment, this […]

Students, retirees to connect at intergenerational programs

What do young and old think about things like technology, money, health and family? All are invited to attend two upcoming programs designed to foster intergenerational dialogue on these topics and more. On Tuesday, Oct. 22, a panel of retirees from the Learning in Retirement program will address questions posed by moderator, Human Development professor […]

Now enrolling: Learning in Retirement thinks spring with course registration

We’re in the thick of the holiday season, but UW-Green Bay Outreach and Adult Access is thinking spring with Learning in Retirement registration. Numerous LIR classes still have openings, and many of them begin next month. Check out our news release, and visit the LIR website, for more details.

Registration open for spring UW-Green Bay Learning in Retirement courses

Retirees may register for the spring semester of Learning in Retirement (LIR), a program of the Division of Outreach and Adult Access at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Courses are offered on the UW-Green Bay campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive, and at various locations throughout the Green Bay area. Topic categories include art and music; business […]

LIR gives 360° perspective

Learning in Retirement has a take on 360°. Emeritus faculty member Mike Murphy (Humanistic Studies) said one of the many noteworthy aspects of UWGB’s LIR program is how well it fits in with UWGB’s current “360-degrees of Learning” initiative. “That initiative is intended to emphasize the all-encompassing multi-dimensional nature of the educational opportunities that UWGB […]

Back to school, LIR style

Area retirees are encouraged to take a look at the fall semester offerings for Learning in Retirement, a program of our own Division of Outreach and Adult Access. Openings remain in many of the 136 LIR courses that are offered for fall semester, with the first classes beginning, Tuesday, Sept. 4, and others following throughout […]

Registration open for fall UW-Green Bay Learning in Retirement courses

Retirees may register for the fall semester of Learning in Retirement (LIR), a program of the Division of Outreach and Adult Access at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Courses are offered on the UW-Green Bay campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive, and at various locations throughout the Green Bay area. Topic categories include art and music; business […]

LIR scores New York Times attention


UW-Green Bay’s huge and hugely popular Learning in Retirement program earned lengthy mention in a March 7 New York Times story. Headlined “Exercising an Aging Brain,” the headline addresses the notion that seniors who return to school experience health benefits and stay mentally sharp. An excerpt: One of the largest programs for retirees is at […]