Carnegie Mellon University

Winter 2020 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 Winter 2020 (Updated 1/6/2020)

Winter 2020 Session One - January 6th to February 28th

Class ID Class Name Start Date End Date Num. of Sessions Daily Class Times
3187 Short Stories: Diversity In The Microcosm (Helen-Faye Rosenblum) 1/6/2020 2/17/2020 6 Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3191 An Introduction To Sikhism (Christine Asenjo) 1/6/2020 2/3/2020 4 Mon 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3201 A Short History of Happiness (Joseph Givvin) 1/6/2020 2/10/2020 5 Mon 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
3212 Beginning Painting In Acrylics (Francine VandenBerg) 1/6/2020 2/17/2020 6 Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
3135 Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Disease (Stephen Fisher) 1/6/2020 2/17/2020 6 Mon 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3277 W20 Handicapped Parking Permits (Mobility Committee) 1/6/2020 4/27/2020 16 Mon 12:01 AM - 1:00 AM
3188 Short Stories: Diversity In The Microcosm (Helen-Faye Rosenblum) 1/6/2020 2/17/2020 6 Mon 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM
3211 Tai Chi Ch'uan - Long Form, First Half Of Section 2 (Judith Crow) 1/6/2020 2/24/2020 7 Mon 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
3165 Beginning Crochet: A Pickler Hat (Barbara Gengler) 1/7/2020 2/4/2020 5 Tue 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3155 Feeling Better—Therapeutic Exercise And Stretching Class (Mark Spanos) 1/7/2020 2/11/2020 6 Tue 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
3196 Agricultural Collectivization In A Russian Region (Charles Hier) 1/7/2020 2/11/2020 6 Tue 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3159 The Mystery Novel: You Can Write One (James Tucker) 1/8/2020 2/5/2020 5 Wed 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
3150 Will The Real 10 Commandments Please Stand Up? (Barbara Symons) 1/8/2020 2/5/2020 5 Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3218 Staying Healthy In A Toxic World (Patricia Spear Lemer) 1/8/2020 2/5/2020 5 Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3216 Get Fit - A Fun Latin Cardio Workout (Connie Pollack) 1/8/2020 2/26/2020 8 Wed 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
3164 Threats in Cyberspace (Randy Weinberg) 1/8/2020 2/5/2020 5 Wed 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3181 Tamburitzan Kolo Dancing (George Schexnayder) 1/8/2020 2/12/2020 6 Wed 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
3222 Homer's Worlds: An Introduction To The Iliad (Karen Bowden Cooper) 1/9/2020 2/6/2020 5 Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3139 Bridge: Play of the Hand (John Olmsted) 1/9/2020 2/13/2020 6 Thu 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3125 The Female Sleuth: Gender Norms and Mysteries (Phyllis Kitzerow) 1/9/2020 2/6/2020 4 Thu 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3120 Great And Notable Novels Read And Revisited (Schinhofen;Rosenblum;Lazaroff; St Clair) 1/9/2020 3/19/2020 6 Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3189 The History of Professional Baseball in Pittsburg (Dave Fortun) 1/9/2020 2/6/2020 5 Thu 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3114 Independent Art Study (Gary Bates) 1/10/2020 2/14/2020 6 Fri 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3278 Masters Of Modern Architecture II (Jeffrey Swoger) 1/10/2020 2/14/2020 6 Fri 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3051 Gone With The Winds (James Gorton) 1/14/2020 2/11/2020 5 Tue 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3117 Move It Or Lose It At Friends  (Elsa Limbach) 1/16/2020 2/20/2020 6 Thu 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
2962 America's Role In The 20th Century To Today (Arthur Goldberg-3) 1/16/2020 2/13/2020 5 Thu 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Winter 2020 1-day & 2-day  - February 17th to February 28th

Class ID Class Name Start Date End Date Num. of Sessions Daily Class Times
3160 First Fridays At Redeemer (Ann Labounsky) 2/7/2020 4/3/2020 3 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
3137 Pleasures Of Poetry (Judith Robinson) 2/17/2020 2/24/2020 2 Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3132 The Quark Gluon Plasma (Leonard Kisslinger) 2/18/2020 2/18/2020 1 Tue 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3183 Universal Basic Income: What's It All About? (Donald Carter) 2/18/2020 2/18/2020 1 Tue 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3175 Host Family Program for International Students (Christine Asenjo) 2/18/2020 2/18/2020 1 Tue 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3192 Thinking Outside Of The Zoning Box (Beatrice Spolidoro) 2/18/2020 2/18/2020 1 Tue 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3203 Training Tricks For Birds And Your Pet (National Aviary, Cathy Schlottl) 2/18/2020 2/18/2020 1 Tue 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
3280 Pittsburgh: A History In Glass (Domico,Jean) 2/19/2020 2/26/2020 2 Wed 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
3228 How Pittsburgh Set The World Ablaze (Erica Nuckles) 2/20/2020 2/27/2020 2 Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3200 Such Friends: Max Perkins and Ernest Hemingway (Kathleen Dixon Donnelly) 2/20/2020 2/20/2020 1 Thu 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3119 Regenerative Medicine (Bryan N. Brown) 2/20/2020 2/20/2020 1 Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3205 Grass Roots Organizing (Janis Ramey) 2/20/2020 2/20/2020 1 Thu 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3238 Creative Process of CMU's School of Drama Plays (Richard Block) 2/20/2020 4/23/2020 2 Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM &  Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
3171 City Of Asylum@Alphabet City: Pittsburgh Worldwide Hub Where Writers And Artists Convene (Anne Billiet Lackner) 2/25/2020 2/25/2020 1 Tue 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
3127 Verbal Self Defense For Women (Jackie Umans) 2/26/2020 2/26/2020 1 Wed 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3124 Neuromodulation: A Drug-Free Approach (Wendy Ye) 2/26/2020 2/26/2020 1 Wed 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
2881 National Aviary Veterinary Hospital Lecture And Tour (Pilar Fish) 2/26/2020 2/26/2020 1 Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
3289 Travel To Oakmont 2/28/2020 2/28/2020 1 Fri 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Winter 2020 Session Two - March 2nd to April 24th

Class ID Class Name Start Date End Date Num. of Sessions Daily Class Times
3202 Six Steps to Becoming a More Logical Thinker (Joseph Givvin) 3/2/2020 4/6/2020 6 Mon 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
3234 Beginning Painting In Acrylics (Francine VandenBerg) 3/2/2020 4/6/2020 6 Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
3215 Surviving Cyberwar (Charles Glassmire) 3/2/2020 3/30/2020 5 Mon 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
3062 Writing Your Own Obituary (Susan Morris) 3/3/2020 3/24/2020 4 Tue 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3140 Improve Your Party Bridge Skills (John Olmsted) 3/3/2020 4/7/2020 6 Tue 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3167 A Knitting Circle (Barbara Gengler) 3/3/2020 4/7/2020 6 Tue 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
3052 Respighi! (James Gorton) 3/3/2020 3/24/2020 4 Tue 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3156 Feeling Better—Therapeutic Exercise And Stretching Class (Mark Spanos) 3/3/2020 4/7/2020 6 Tue 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
3143 Embracing A Green Lifestyle (NancyMartin, Sarah Shea) 3/3/2020 3/31/2020 5 Tue 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3136 Contemporary Comedic Genius: Jon Stewart  (Martin Marshall) 3/3/2020 4/14/2020 6 Tue 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3129 Writing For Fun And Exercising Your Imagination (Ruth Drescher) 3/4/2020 4/8/2020 6 Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3190 Hitler, Roosevelt, And The Jews (Barbara Burstin) 3/4/2020 4/1/2020 5 Wed 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3174 Fly Fishing for Beginners (Michael Ginsburg, Steve Alber) 3/4/2020 3/25/2020 4 Wed 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
3197 Have You Ever Wanted To Act On Stage? (C.R. Thomas & Nancy Santangelo) 3/4/2020 4/15/2020 6 Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3217 Get Fit - A Fun Latin Cardio Workout (Connie Pollack) 3/4/2020 4/1/2020 5 Wed 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
3194 Wellness In An Energetic and Electromagnetic World  (Robert Brown) 3/4/2020 4/1/2020 5 Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3130 Professional Ethics And Architecture With Case Study (Omer Akin) 3/4/2020 4/1/2020 5 Wed 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3182 Tamburitzan Kolo Dancing (George Schexnayder) 3/4/2020 4/8/2020 6 Wed 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
3162 Golden Age Mysteries (Mark Banister) 3/5/2020 3/26/2020 4 Thu 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3149 From Arrest To Trial (Errol Miller) 3/5/2020 4/9/2020 6 Thu 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3134 The Birth Of America And Its Constitution (Arthur Goldberg-1) 3/5/2020 4/2/2020 5 Thu 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3138 Naked to the Bone: A Brief History of Medical Imaging (Richard Daffner) 3/5/2020 4/2/2020 5 Thu 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3126 Singing In A Choral Class (Connie Rapp) 3/5/2020 4/16/2020 6 Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3115 Independent Art Study (Gary Bates) 3/6/2020 4/24/2020 6 Fri 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3113 Cruise Ship Accidents And Disasters (Benjamin Wechsler) 3/6/2020 4/24/2020 6 Fri 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3219 Intermediate French Conversation (Veronique Schreurs) 3/6/2020 4/3/2020 5 Fri 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
3204 Intro To Cryptic (British) Crossword Puzzles (Cherie Maharam) 3/6/2020 3/20/2020 3 Fri 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3193 Steelworker Litigation (Carl Frankel) 3/6/2020 4/3/2020 5 Fri 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3284 Discover SoulCollage (Alice Carnes) 3/9/2020 3/30/2020 4 Mon 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM
3146 Flares Of Memory (Linda Hurwitz) 3/9/2020 4/6/2020 5 Mon 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3118 Move It Or Lose It At Friends (Elsa Limbach) 3/12/2020 4/16/2020 6 Thu 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
3232 Being Kind (Ron Symons) 3/18/2020 4/15/2020 5 Wed 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
3210 Let's Play Duplicate Bridge! (Marcia Taylor) 4/1/2020 4/15/2020 3 Wed 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3173 Decision Making (Rosa Averbach) 4/7/2020 4/21/2020 3 Tue 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3157 Create Trendy Jewelry (Gerry Florida) 4/13/2020 4/13/2020 1 Mon 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3206 Liberty and No Excise! (Denise Cummins, Tracie Liberatore) 4/14/2020 4/21/2020 2 Tue 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3128 Verbal Self Defense For Women (Jackie Umans) 4/15/2020 4/15/2020 1 Wed 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
3233 Introduction To Pastels (Francine VandenBerg) 4/16/2020 4/23/2020 2 Thu 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
3172 City Of Asylum@Alphabet City: Pittsburgh Worldwide Hub Where Writers And Artists Convene (Anne Billiet Lackner) 4/21/2020 4/21/2020 1 Tue 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM