OASIS is proud to have UMSL as a partner in providing adult education opportunities.
OASIS spring 2015 classes now open!
Be Green When Investing Your Greenbacks:Learning the Basics of Sustainable Investing
Ever wonder what you are truly invested in and if it fits with your values? How are your investments positioned to perform in a future with a changing environment? Come learn how sustainable investing has been influencing these questions for investors across the globe. This educational seminar will give you the basic tools to start thinking about how sustainable investing can fit into your life.
Tuesday, Mar 3, 10:00-11:00
Great Naturalists Who Have Shaped Our Heritage: Rachel Carson
A celebrated nature writer and biologist, Carson was reverently called the “Mother of Environmentalist” by many and blasphemed by others for causing Malaria to kill millions of people with the banning of DDT.
Wednesday, Mar 18, 1:00-2:00
Florence Merriam Bailey, Pioneer Naturalist
Meet Florence, known as a “pioneer naturalist” who had many firsts in the ornithological world of the late 1880’s and early 1900s. She dedicated her life to protecting birds and ending the use of birds and feathers in adorning hats.
Wednesday, Apr 15, 1:00-2:00
The World According to John Muir:
A living history performance by John B. Wallace
Known as the Father of Yosemite, John Muir (1838-1914) made the American Wilderness his lifework. This naturalist, writer, explorer and pioneer ecologist popularized the cause of conservation - at a time when natural resources seemed inexhaustible.
Saturday, Mar 7, 10:00-11:00