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Transportation Options – 2017 Osher Institutes National Conference

Airports There are two airports in the Dallas, TX area, the Dallas Fort Worth Airport (DFW) and Love Field Airport (DAL). It is about a fifteen minute drive from either airport to the Omni Mandalay Hotel, in Irving, TX. Parking If you are driving or renting a car, self-parking at the Omni Mandalay Hotel is […]

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Dining, Dress & Weather – 2017 Osher Institutes National Conference

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

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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 Public Resources

Links to External Lifelong Learning Resources The following links provide information on a variety of organizations relative to lifelong learning and issues of interest to older adult learners. While these links are publicly available, more resources can be found within the Secure Login area of this website which are specific to the Osher Institute network and […]

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April 2017 Osher Institutes National Conference Venue

The 2017 Osher Institutes National Conference will be held April 3 – 5, 2017 at the Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas near Dallas. Accommodations The National Resource Center will make your room reservations, please do not contact the hotel to make your own arrangements. Registration for your overnight accommodations will be […]

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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 NRC 2016 Webinar Series

Announcing the 2016 National Resource Center for Osher Institutes monthly webinar series! What to Expect On the third Wednesday of each month, a live webinar will be offered, complimentary to anyone in the OLLI Network (staff, volunteer or member). These webinars will be presented using Adobe Connect, the NRC’s choice for interactive, online meetings. Each […]

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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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