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Osher Institute Network Newsletters – August Issue Available Now

The August issue of the Osher Institute Network Newsletter highlights a variety of interesting topics throughout the Osher network. Features include stories of giving back through volunteer photography, compiling and editing a special showcase of talented Osher Institute members, and an important lecture on W.E.B. DuBois. Read the August Newsletter for all of the details.

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Washington University Joins National Network of Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes

With funding from The Bernard Osher Foundation,Washington University’s Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) in St. Louis Missouri has become the newest member of the national network of Osher Institutes.  As a result, the program will now be known as the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Washington University (OLLI). With the addition of Washington University’s program, the […]

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The Role of Podcasts – Update

As more and more teaching, learning and sharing is making its way into the online world, how can Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes use this technology to their advantage?  What can they offer in the form of online learning such as podcasts that will enhance their members’ experiences and benefits? A podcast is an audio file […]

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2018 Osher Institutes Conference Photos

Although the 2018 Osher Institutes Conference has ended, the memories can continue to live on through the photos, which were professionally taken by renowned event services company PSAV. Hundreds and hundreds of photos were captured over the course of the Conference, and the best of the best have been posted on the official NRC Facebook page. […]

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Osher Institute Network Newsletters Archive

Keep up with National Resource Center news from across the Osher Institute network. Read monthly issues to find out about things such as new programs and classes being offered by member institutions, OLLI member achievements, awards and accolades, Osher Institute outreach and community activities, OLLI programs featured in other publications and websites, special events, photos, […]

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LLI Directory

A Comprehensive National Lifelong Learning Institute Directory

The Osher NRC embarked on a collaborative project with The National Association for Area Agencies on Aging (N4A). This project, engAGED: The National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults, is responsible for creating materials for use by the large community of service providers within the aging network.

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OLLI Authors

Featuring books by OLLI authors of the new millennium. We invite the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute membership to submit information about any books that they have had published since the first OLLI was launched in 2001.

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Celebrating the 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

The 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference; held in Scottsdale, Arizona from October 22nd to October 24th; has just come to a close. We were fortunate to have wonderful Arizona weather and wonderful presenters. The conference provided ample opportunities to network, learn, and celebrate the mission of lifelong learning. Osher Institute directors, staff, and member leaders from […]

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2018 OLLI Conference Video Greeting

For each Osher Conference, the NRC creates a video greeting comprised of a selected song and video greetings sent in from our OLLIs. The OLLI Conference Video Greeting is then shared during a General Session and is an opportunity for OLLI’s to greet their OLLI friends from all across the country and represent their institute. […]

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William & Mary Joins the Osher Network

With funding from The Bernard Osher Foundation, the Christopher Wren Association (CWA) at William & Mary has become the newest Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Located in Williamsburg, Virginia,

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Plenary Session Descriptions – 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

Monday, 3:30 – 4:45pm Welcome to the 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference The opening plenary session will provide a general orientation of the conference agenda, staff introductions, and some inspiring words from our Bernard Osher Foundation colleagues. An overview of the 2018-20 Osher NRC Strategic Plan will be presented, as well as the first of […]

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Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn

Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

We’re happy to announce that the Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference is Dr. Elizabeth H. Blackburn. Dr. Blackburn won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2009 for discovering the molecular nature of telomeres,

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Breakout Session Descriptions – 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

Tuesday, 10:30 – 11:45am Civil Discussions on Contemporary Issues At a time when the American public is divided, is there a better way of talking about critical issues? Civil discourse is essential to OLLI learning communities. Embracing diverse perspectives on subjects ensures vitality, relevance, and further learning. The National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) publishes issue […]

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Transportation Options – 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

Airport The closest major airport to the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

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