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 and finance; health and fitness; history and religion; language and culture; literature and writing; science and technology; and special topics.

Openings remain in many of the numerous LIR courses that are offered for spring semester, with some classes beginning in January and others following throughout the course of the semester. Interested individuals may view a listing of open courses and register online at For more information, call the Learning in Retirement office at (920) 465-2356.

Learning in Retirement at UW-Green Bay celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011, and more than 1,000 enrolled members took courses during the 2011-12 academic year. LIR has been lauded as a model program for retired adults, and in 2012 was featured in a New York Times article titled “Exercising an Aging Brain.” A program of the UW-Green Bay Division of Outreach and Adult Access, LIR is led and directed by more than 200 volunteers who serve in a variety of leadership and support roles. Additional information is available online at, via email at or by phone at (920) 465-2356.


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