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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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New 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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Age-Friendly Universities

The Age-Friendly University Initiative began at the Dublin City University in Ireland where Professor Brian MacCraith recruited an interdisciplinary working group to establish a set of ten principles that could be used to define an “Age-Friendly University”.

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Carnegie Mellon University Honors the Osher Institute’s 25th Anniversary

University Awards Bernard Osher Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters In commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Bernard Osher was presented with an Osher@CMU logo, altered to recognize his receiving a Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Carnegie Mellon University

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2017 Monthly Webinar Series Begins in July

Mark your calendars! Due to the popularity of last year’s Osher NRC Webinar Series, we’re starting a new 2017-18 series beginning in July. On the third Wednesday of each month, a live webinar will be offered, complimentary to anyone in the OLLI Network (staff, volunteer or member).

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Martha Nussbaum to Deliver NEH Annual Jefferson Lecture in Humanities

“The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, established by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in 1972, is the highest honor the federal government confers for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities.” For Osher Institutes, the Jefferson Lecture is a great opportunity to utilize NEH public programming, as it is open for local members who […]

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University of North Texas Becomes Home to Newest Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

With funding from The Bernard Osher Foundation, the University of North Texas’ Emeritus College program has become the newest Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. 

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Osher Institutes Host Events and Courses on Politics

Presidential election seasons pique the interest of Osher Institute members. The heated presidential campaigns of 2016 also heightening interest in understanding the electoral system; the associated impact of media on campaigns; and the historic underpinnings of American politics.

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