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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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Osher Institute Network Newsletters – June Issue Available Now

The June issue of the Osher Institute Network Newsletter highlights a variety of exciting topics throughout the Osher network. Features include OLLI members giving back to their communities, a humanities award and exciting travel opportunities for Osher Institute members. Read the June Newsletter for all of the details.

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Breakout Session Descriptions – 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

Tuesday, 10:30 – 11:45am Civil Discussions on Contemporary Issues Civil discourse is essential to OLLI learning communities. Embracing diverse perspectives on subjects ensures vitality, relevance, and further learning. However, volatility is inherent in this mix. The National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) develops deliberative platforms that promote respectful dialogue on issues of critical importance. Two Osher […]

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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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Dining, Dress & Weather – 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

Dining Our aim is to provide well-balanced, nutritious meals and snacks during the conference, as well as enough variety to accommodate attendees with particular eating preferences. If you have any special dietary needs, please let us know in June by filling out the appropriate area on your registration form. For those attendees who need to […]

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Kevin Connaughton Joins the Osher NRC

On April 30, 2018 Kevin Connaughton joined Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies as manager of adult learning for the National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes.

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Julia and Eric

In Tribute to Julia Rose Cayuso 1957-2018

With great sorrow, we inform the Osher Network of the passing of our esteemed colleague, Dr. Julia Rose Cayuso, director of the Osher Institute at the University of Miami. Julia died as the result of an injury she sustained in an accidental fall. Her family will host a visitation on May 6th, further details can […]

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n4a Webinar Opportunity – Engaging Older Adults: Learn How the New Resource Center Can Help Combat Social Isolation

Research has shown that remaining socially engaged improves quality of life for older adults and is also associated with better health.

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Ringling College of Art and Design Becomes Home to Newest Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

With funding from The Bernard Osher Foundation, the Ringling College of Art and Design Lifelong Learning Academy program has become the newest Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.  Located in Sarasota, Florida,

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