OLLI at UAH Course - A History of Cryptography

Monday, January 30, 2023- March 27, 2023 Multiday event - 56 days

8:30 AM10:00 AM

UAH Campus

Offered through Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UAH

Examine the spectacular ingenuity of both code makers and code breakers in a historical context that begins in Mesopotamia  and continues to the present day.  Attendees will learn how codes and ciphers were used by using examples from the historical records.  As a bonus, you will learn how codes and ciphers are actually created, and make and break codes yourselves to get a better understanding into this arcane field.

Monday (8 sessions) | Cost: $35 | Instructor: S Witt | In-Person, UAH Campus


OLLI at UAH membership is required. Learn more at osher.uah.edu/JoinOLLI.

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About OLLI at UAH

OLLI at UAH is a vibrant community of lifelong learners age 50+. It offers members the opportunity to stay intellectually and socially active through courses, special activities, and bonus lectures. Courses are currently offered in-person and online and cover various topics, which will enhance your knowledge and skills.


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