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OLLI at the University of Nevada, Reno

OLLI at the University of Nevada, Reno

“Nevada Central Railroad and Central Nevada”

Learn the history of the Nevada Central Railroad between 1880 and 1938 and its relation to the mining town of Austin and neighboring communities.

Presenters: Warren White and Elizabeth Rassiga

Moana: Tuesday, April 24 | noon-1:30 p.m.


Fractals: Language of Nature

What are fractals? Learn about the intriguing life and work of Benoit Mandelbrot who coined the word “fractal” and changed how we look at natural forms. See how Mandelbrot’s work permeated science, math and art.

Presenters: David von Seggern, Ph.D., Nevada Seismological Laboratory

Moana: Tuesday, April 24 | 2-3:30 p.m.


Canceled Courses

Please call for cancellations

OLLI Summer Session 2018

The OLLI Summer Session 2018 Catalog is scheduled to be mailed to current members on May 21, 2018. Classes begin June 4.

Contact OLLI Staff

Building Hours: Monday through Friday 9am to 4:00pm
Phone: 775-784-8053
Email: olli@unr.edu

How to find OLLI

Our new location is 604 West Moana Lane, two blocks east of Lakeside Drive. The location offers many advantages:

  • Centrally located in the Reno-Sparks metro area, easily accessed from Interstate 580
  • Plenty of FREE parking in front of the building and in a City of Reno lot across the street – no parking permits required
  • Single story building – fully handicapped accessible
  • The RTC No. 6 bus stops near the building on Moana Lane

You may call the OLLI staff at 775-784-8053 during regular business hours (M-F 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) or send us email at olli@unr.edu.

For information about joining OLLI, visit our membership page.