Health and DiseaseScience for You:

The Human Body and Disease


Every Thursday • Fall, spring and summer • 12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m. • Auditorium/Zoom/Stream

January 18, 25 • February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 • March 7, 14, 21, 28 • April (4, 11 no class)

Intersession: April (18 no class*), 25 

*General Meeting/Election

Come join an eclectic journey through all things scientific, now celebrating our tenth anniversary. Each semester focuses on a topic, with videos from The Great Courses and other online learning providers, plus demonstrations and discussion. Class members share their curiosity and a remarkable breadth of scientific knowledge. Previous topics have included the brain, DNA and genetics, geology, nanotechnology, astronomy and the Big Bang, medicine and weather.


Instructors/Coordinators: Rick Hearn and Susan Hanna    

Tech Coordinators: Paul Herrick and Ginger Barnhart

Click here for class notes, etc. (OLLI members only)

For more information,  see our website at

Click here to see course recordings.

Check out the presentation about our course that we made for the Fall 2023 Open House.