Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2019 Open Course List

Note: Take another look - several popular courses have been moved to Mellon Institute Auditorium. Due to new security procedues at Mellon Institute, courses close 4-5 days prior to the first day of class. Register early!

Contact the office or register online for Fall 2019 (Updated 9/9/2019)

1st Session - September 3 to October 25

Class ID
FEE
Class Name
Location
Start Date
#
Daily Class Times
Pg#
2931
 
A Musical Retrospective Of Cole Porter (Joe Lagnese)
Mellon Institute
10/15/2019
1
Tue 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
16
2963
 
America From A Weak New Nation To An Imperial Power (Arthur Goldberg-2)
Wean Hall
9/4/2019
5
Wed 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
59
3027
 
Are We As Rational As We Think We Are? (Martin Gavin)
Wean Hall
9/4/2019
6
Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
56
2928
 
Better Choices, Better Health (Jeanette Matthews & Rosemary Liebmann)
Wean Hall
9/6/2019
6
Fri 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
38
3049
$30.00
Bird Migration Around The World (National Aviary, Robert Mulvihill)
National Aviary
10/18/2019
1
Fri 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
46
2976
 
Bridge Basics III (Jack Patzer)
Wean Hall
9/4/2019
6
Wed 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
30
2993
 
Chemistry For Non-Scientists: Periodic Table Tour (John Olmsted)
Wean Hall
9/6/2019
6
Fri 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
45
2955
 
City Of Asylum@Alphabet City: Pittsburgh Worldwide Hub Where Writers And Artists Convene (Anne Billiet Lackner)
Alphabet City Center
10/15/2019
1
Tue 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
63
3037
 
Creative Process of CMU's School of Drama Plays (Richard Block)
Purnell Center
10/3/2019
2
Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
7
3044
$10.00
Dance Fitness Gold (Maureen Gemeinhart)
Wilkins Community Center
9/5/2019
5
Thu 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
25
3039
 
Enjoying The New Yorker (Mary Duquin)
Wean Hall
9/3/2019
6
Tue 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
52
2954
 
Ethical Issues In American Healthcare (James Reilly)
Wean Hall
9/11/2019
5
Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
55
3047
$30.00
Falconry, The Sport Of Kings (National Aviary, Cathy Schlottl)
National Aviary
10/22/2019
1
Tue 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
46
2986
 
First Fridays At Redeemer (Ann Labounsky)
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer
9/6/2019
3
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
16
3088
 
Frontier Women (Joan Gundersen)
Wean Hall
9/5/2019
5
Thu 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
58
2924
$10.00
Have You Ever Wanted To Act On Stage? (C.R. Thomas & Nancy Santangelo)
Wilkins Community Center
9/4/2019
6
Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
32
2966
 
In Refinement, Not Retirement (Raymond Werner)
Wean Hall
9/6/2019
3
Fri 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
55
3056
 
Insights Into The World Of Elite Tennis Athletes (Aldene Lacaria)
Wean Hall
10/24/2019
1
Thu 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
54
2953
 
Intro To Medical Marijuana And Its Medicinal Value (Richard Greer)
Mellon Institute
10/14/2019
1
Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
49
2988
 
Jimmy Doolittle And The Raid To Avenge Pearl Harbor (Mark Wilson)
Wean Hall
10/22/2019
1
Tue 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
61
3094
 
Leadership Lessons from the Battle of Gettysburg (Bill Presutti)
Wean Hall
9/4/2019
3
Wed 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
60
3026
$20.00
Minerals Of The Carnegie Museum Of Natural History (Harlan Clare)
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
9/4/2019
5
Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
44
3030
 
On Safari In Botswana (Maria Piantanida & Earl Novendstern)
Mellon Institute
10/21/2019
1
Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
67
3099
 
Our Social Fabric - Stronger Than Steel (Ron Symons)
Jewish Community Center
10/24/2019
5
Thu 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
51
2991
 
Our Solar System (Bill Roemer)
Wean Hall
9/5/2019
6
Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
42
2941
 
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden - From Black To Green
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
10/23/2019
1
Wed 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
64
3004
 
Pittsburgh: Someplace Special (Robert Jucha)
Wean Hall
9/4/2019
6
Wed 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
63
3048
 
PowerPoint Tour of The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (Cathy Gialloreto)
Wean Hall
10/21/2019
1
Mon 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
62
2947
 
Regenerative Medicine (Bryan N. Brown)
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
10/22/2019
1
Tue 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
47
2945
$15.00
Singing In A Choral Class (Connie Rapp)
Wilkins Community Center
9/5/2019
6
Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
32
3069
 
Southern Gothic Short Story (Rebecca Carpenter)
Wean Hall
9/6/2019
5
Fri 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
9
3071
 
Such Friends: Max Perkins and F. Scott Fitzgerald (Kathleen Dixon Donnelly)
Wean Hall
10/22/2019
1
Tue 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
12
3025
 
Talking Trash: The Reality Of Our Solid Waste Management (Justin Stockdale)
Wean Hall
9/3/2019
5
Tue 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
17
3100
$10.00
Tamburitzan Kolo Dancing (George Schexnayder)
Wilkins Community Center
9/4/2019
6
Wed 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
27
3089
 
The Art Of Voice: Poetry, Writing, And Discussion (Mike Schneider)
Wean Hall
9/25/2019
4
Wed 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
15
2917
 
The Financial Journey Of Women (Brian Bohn)
Wean Hall
9/4/2019
4
Wed 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
29
2951
 
The Great War, World War I, 1914-1918 (Sheila Werner)
Wean Hall
9/9/2019
5
Mon 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
59
3090
 
The Magic Behind The Opera  (Marilyn Egan)
Pittsburgh Opera HQ
9/4/2019
4
Wed 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
14
2948
$10.00
The Mattress Factory  (Shannon Phy)
The Mattress Factory
10/15/2019
2
Tue 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5
3014
 
The Mystery Of Flight And More (Stan Angrist)
Wean Hall
9/3/2019
6
Tue 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
50
2983
 
The Real Truth About Forensic Science (Michael Sobel)
Wean Hall
9/5/2019
5
Thu 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
48
3109
 
Tour Of ALCOSAN (Zelda Curtiss)
ALCOSAN
10/11/2019
1
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
63
3022
 
Truth And Power: The Past And Future Of Education (Nico Slate)
Wean Hall
10/22/2019
1
Tue 1:30 PM - 2:50 PM
53
2961
 
Understanding And Managing Your Personal Finances (Semper, Marcia)
Wean Hall
9/3/2019
5
Tue 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
28
2979
$10.00
Verbal Self Defense For Women (Jackie Umans)
Friends Meeting House
10/24/2019
1
Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
 
2984
 
When God Began To Create: Genesis From Adam To Abraham (Bruce Antonoff)
Wean Hall
9/4/2019
5
Wed 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
66
3057
 
Where Are The Boundaries? (Janis Ramey)
Wean Hall
10/24/2019
1
Thu 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
54

2nd Session - October 28 - December 20

Class ID
FEE
Class Name
Location
Start Date
#
Daily Class Times
Pg#
3010
$10.00
A Knitting Circle (Barbara Gengler)
Friends Meeting House
10/29/2019
6
Tue 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
22
2943
 
Art, Architecture, Kidney Stones... And Mathematics (Richard Wertheimer)
Mellon Institute
10/29/2019
5
Tue 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
47
3029
 
Enjoying the New Yorker (John & Maureen Brown)
Wean Hall
10/28/2019
6
Mon 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
52
3040
 
Enjoying The New Yorker (Mary Duquin)
Wean Hall
10/31/2019
6
Thu 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
52
2937
 
Etymologies VII: Who Knew?!" (Dave Fortun)"
Mellon Institute
10/31/2019
5
Thu 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
8
2956
 
Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Disease (Stephen Fisher)
Wean Hall
10/28/2019
6
Mon 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
48
2980
 
Flares Of Memory (Linda Hurwitz)
Wean Hall
10/28/2019
5
Mon 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
58
3059
$10.00
Get Fit - A Fun Latin Cardio Workout (Connie Pollack)
Beth Shalom
10/30/2019
7
Wed 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
25
3106
 
Has Our Country Lost Its Way On Social And Economic Issues? (Russell Sheldon)
Wean Hall
11/5/2019
5
Tue 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
17
3007
 
Intermediate French Conversation (Veronique Schreurs)
Wean Hall
11/1/2019
5
Fri 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
31
3024
 
Jane Austen's Emma and Pride & Prejudice (Alison Thompson)
Wean Hall
11/1/2019
6
Fri 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
13
3092
 
Photovoltaic System Design (Jenna Kappelt)
Margaret Morrison
10/28/2019
4
Mon 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
44
2992
 
Return To Maycomb - A Homage To Harper Lee (Michael Mariani)
Wean Hall
10/29/2019
6
Tue 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
9
3060
 
Seasoned Investors (Brett Pechersky)
Wean Hall
10/29/2019
6
Tue 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
29
2940
$4.00
Senior Health Care (Barbara Veazey)
Wean Hall
10/28/2019
5
Mon 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM
28
2998
$15.00
Singing in a Choral Class (Connie Rapp)
Friends Meeting House
10/31/2019
6
Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
32
3038
 
Staying Healthy In A Toxic World (Patricia Spear Lemer)
Wean Hall
10/31/2019
5
Thu 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
49
2975
$10.00
Tamburitzan Kolo Dancing (George Schexnayder)
Friends Meeting House
11/6/2019
6
Wed 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
27
3005
 
The Art Of The City (Katie Trupiano)
City Theatre
11/18/2019
1
Mon 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
8
3066
 
The Civil War As Seen Through The Eyes Of Two Soldiers (Carleton Young)
Wean Hall
10/28/2019
6
Mon 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
64
3034
 
The Nobel Prizes: The Good, The Bad, And The Human  (T. Chapman, A. Estop, M. Kamlet, M. Schinhofen, M. Wilson, E. Miller)
Wean Hall
10/31/2019
6
Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
53
3105
 
What's American About American Music (Owen Cantor)
Wean Hall
12/4/2019
3
Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
14
3095
 
Will The American Democracy Survive President Trump? (Benjamin Wechsler)
Mellon Institute
10/31/2019
6
Thu 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
65