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UO Insight Seminars

Continuing and Professional Education

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UO Insight Seminars


March Update: Spring 2022 course information now available. Registration for April and May Friday seminars will open on Tuesday, March 15.

Immerse yourself in the joy of intellectual pursuit with UO Insight Seminars.

UO Insight Seminars are month-long college-level courses in art, literature, poetry, philosophy, history, architecture, archaeology, religion, and current events. They are for people eager to return to college level study for the sake of personal fulfillment.

Seminars are noncredit and ungraded. There are typically no written assignments but there is a good deal of challenging reading of both primary and secondary materials. Seminars are led by UO and guest faculty expert in the topics, who provide formal study guides and lead college-level discussions.

UO Insight Seminars follows University of Oregon COVID-19 Safety Policies with direction of the Oregon Health Authority.