LIR Course Schedule

Learning in Retirement Course Schedule

Click here for the UCBRC event calendarScroll down the page to see the upcoming Learning in Retirement (LIR) course offerings, or you can view them, along with all other upcoming Retirement Center events, by clicking the Events Calendar button. When you find a class you would like to attend, click on the Click Here to Register link and complete the registration process.

You can watch past LIR lectures on the Retiremet Center YouTube channel by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing you at an LIR soon!

Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Lectures

Reflections on the Election: Town Hall Discussion

Organized by Donald Mastronarde, Professor of the Graduate School, Emeritus Melpomene Distinguished Professor of Classical Languages and Literature.

Monday, November 21st, 2022, 2pm Pacific Time

Speakers:
• Paul Pierson, John Gross Endowed Chair, Professor Political Science
• Robert Van Houweling, Associate Professor of Political Science

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Libraries, Publishers, and Open Access

Organized by Donald Mastronarde, Professor of the Graduate School, Emeritus Melpomene Distinguished Professor of Classical Languages and Literature.

PART I: The Changing Landscape of Library Acquisitions: Transformative Agreements and Other OA Publishing Models

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023, 2pm Pacific Time

Speaker: Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, University Librarian, Chief Digital Scholarship Officer, Professor, School of Information and Professor of Economics

Topic Description: Forthcoming

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PART II: Rights Issues and How They Affect Reading, Teaching, and Publishing

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023, 2pm Pacific Time

Speaker: Rachael Samberg, Scholarly Communication Officer & Program Director Office of Scholarly Communication Services

Topic Description: Forthcoming

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PART III: UC Open-Access Policy and Open-Access Initiatives

Tuesday, February 14th, 2023, 2pm Pacific Time

Speaker: Catherine Mitchell, Director of Publishing, Archives, and Digitization, California Digital Library (UCOP)

Topic Description: Forthcoming

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The Carol D’Onofrio LIR Lecture in Public Health

The Better Care Plan for Continuously Improving the US Healthcare System

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023, 2pm Pacific Time

Speaker: Stephen Shortell, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Health Policy and Management, and Dean Emeritus of the School of Public Health

Topic Description: Forthcoming

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Organized by Donald Mastronarde, Professor of the Graduate School, Emeritus Melpomene Distinguished Professor of Classical Languages and Literature

Carol D’Onofrio was Chair of the UCB Retirement Center Board from 2009-2011 and served as a member at large from 2006-08. She served on the Learning in Retirement Committee for many years, chairing the committee in 2017-2019. Carol passed away on April 14, 2020.

Environment and Regulation, October 2022

Learning in Retirement - Environment and Regulation

The Future of Housing and Community Development, September 2022

The Future of Housing and Community Development

California’s Homekey Program: Unlocking Housing Opportunities for People Experiencing Homelessness, September 2022

California’s Homekey Program: Unlocking Housing Opportunities for People Experiencing Homelessness

Alzheimer's Disease: What is it, and Can we Treat it?, April 2022

Alzheimer's Disease: What is it, and Can we Treat it?