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Get your history fix here. Our history classes cover local, state, and world history.

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Join us for an afternoon at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum. Meet the staff for an informational tour, participate in a scavenger hunt, and enjoy ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $7.00

Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (4/8/2020)

Instructor : Cynthia Grieve 

Location : Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum Location : 
  Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum.

Room :  WVMM



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We will view excerpts from movies that dramatize the Battle of Little Big Horn from a Hollywood perspective, filmed at different periods. We will comp ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Daily - Mon,Tue,Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (4/20/2020-4/22/2020)

Instructor : Monte Henrie 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room :  GW 223



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For centuries the Russian Bear has frightened, amazed, and bemused the world. Russia is a land of contradictions, paradoxes, and epic upheavals, yet i ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (4/7/2020-4/16/2020)

Instructor : Tom Smyth 

Location : Liesinger Hall Location : 
  Liesinger Hall.

Room :  LH 185



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Cattle Kate (Ellen Watson) is an example of all that was good and bad about western expansion and the “myth of the West.” Some see her as a victim of ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (4/13/2020-4/22/2020)

Instructor : Cynthia Grieve 

Location : Fox Skelton Energy Institute Location : 
  Fox Skelton Energy Institute.

Room :  EI 125



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Elizabeth Patton Crockett was the second wife of the famous David "Davy" Crockett. In this reenactment, she talks about life on the Tennessee frontier ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Wed 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (2/12/2020)

Instructor : India Hayford 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room :  GW 225



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The American West was a difficult place to settle. If weather, terrain, or wild animals didn't make life tenuous, human intervention could end your li ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (2/10/2020-2/26/2020)

Instructor : Cynthia Grieve 

Location : Fox Skelton Energy Institute Location : 
  Fox Skelton Energy Institute.

Room :  EI 125



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On a beautiful summer day in 1864, a small group of travelers on their way to the Idaho gold fields were attached by a band of Sioux on the banks of t ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Wed 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (3/11/2020)

Instructor : India Hayford 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room :  GW 225



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Study the first five books of the Bible: Genesis through Deuteronomy. These books are a complete unit and foundational to understanding the Bible and ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (3/2/2020-3/30/2020)

Instructor : Steven Gunderson 

Location : McMurry Career Studies Location : 
  McMurry Career Studies.

Room :  CS 160



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From maps to myths, Grace Raymond Hebard embraced what she called “The Romance of Wyoming.” Explore that romance by examining Hebard’s incredible cont ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Mon 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (3/9/2020-3/30/2020)

Instructor : Kylie McCormick 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room :  GW 223



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In the South West Pacific theater during World War II, the Japanese forces fought mainly against the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the Philip ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (4/16/2020-4/23/2020)

Instructor : Ken Carpenter 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room :  GW 223



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The Beatles dominated the 1960s and are still culturally and musically important today. Their fame and talent morphed into a phenomenon known as Beatl ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Weekly - Tue 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM (2/11/2020-3/3/2020)

Instructor : Carol Hall 

Location : Liesinger Hall Location : 
  Liesinger Hall.

Room :  LH 184



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John R. Brinkley was a con man and radio pioneer in the 1930s. Among his many products, the good “doctor” sold male rejuvenation using goat glands and ...  View More

Section Number: OLLI

Cost: $12.00

Fees: $0.00

Tue 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (2/25/2020)

Instructor : Wayne Clements 

Location : Nolte Gateway Center Location : 
  Nolte Gateway Center.

Room :  GW 223



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