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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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Osher Institute Network Newsletters – August Issue Available Now

The August issue of the Osher Institute Network Newsletter highlights a variety of exciting topics throughout the Osher network. Features include a successful fundraising campaign, collaborations with community and university partners, unique learning opportunities and exciting travel opportunities for Osher Institute members. Read the August Newsletter for all of the details.

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LLI Directory

A Comprehensive National Lifelong Learning Institute Directory

Recently, 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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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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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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