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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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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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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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Osher Institute Members Mentor Younger Generations of College Students

Many Osher Institutes currently collaborating or looking for ways to integrate more with their host University have found success with undergraduate mentoring programs. The collaboration is ideal for both groups as OLLI members can provide valuable academic and life knowledge to the younger generation preparing for the workforce. As demonstrated in the variety of programs […]

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Osher Institutes Learning through Baseball

Spring has arrived, and with it, the start of baseball season. Many Osher Institute members share a passion for sports, and baseball in particular with a high level of interest in learning about the many different facets of baseball or experiencing baseball in a different way. As demonstrated in the recent course offerings listed below, […]

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Ken Burns 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

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