OLLI provides single-topic educational programs that are free and open to the public.

Lectures are held in the Presentation Hall on the first level of the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center at 101 S. Bartlett Street in Medford. Registration is required to ensure adequate seating. Refreshments are provided by The Springs at Veranda Park.

The remaining 2018 OLLI Lectures are listed below: 

From Vision to Reality: SOU Thalden Pavilion, Wednesday, February 28, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Click here to register for the February 28 lecture. Christopher Brown, architect, will describe the vision and process behind the design and construction of the new Centre for Outrageous Innovation, an open-air classroom that will let students of all ages study and research sustainability, as well as serve as a performance space and site for community and private events.


Hospice Practices, Wednesday, April 5, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

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Davis Wilkins, MD, a palliative care physician, and Susan Hearn, Executive Director of Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice, will present an update on hospice practices locally and across the nation and describe the new residential Holmes Park House.

Hamilton!, Wednesday, May 23, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

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Historian Bruce Hall will present the history and inspiration behind pop-culture phenomenon and award-winning Broadway play, Hamilton, and its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda.


Note: One or more of the OLLI public educational programs may present one view of a matter of public debate. Views expressed by the speakers are not necessarily those of OLLI or Southern Oregon University.