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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 multi-generational family in OLLI, creative curriculum offerings, a sustainable house design, eclipse viewing opportunities, as well as a fun assortment of trips taken by Osher members. Read the August Newsletter for all of the […]

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The Humanities and the Experience of War

In 2016, the National Resource Center for Osher Institutes (Osher NRC) formed a committee of staff and volunteer leaders from six Osher Institutes to pursue a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Following a successful application, the committee was tasked with how to best use the funds to create scholarly curricular materials […]

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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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A Successful 2017 Osher Institutes National Conference

The 2017 Osher Institutes National Conference held in Irving Texas, April 3 – 5, 2017, lived up to the well-known saying “Bigger’n Texas” – with ample opportunities to share ideas and celebrate the mission of lifelong learning.

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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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Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Osher Institutes National Conference

We’re happy to announce that the Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Osher Institutes National Conference is Dr. Bill Thomas. Dr. Thomas is a noted leader in the field of Aging. He has been named one of the nation’s “top 10 innovators” changing the future of retirement in America by the Wall Street Journal, as well as being […]

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Breakout Session Descriptions – 2017 Osher Institutes National Conference

Tuesday, 10:45am – 12pm A Culture of Inclusion Over the last few decades, the strategic plans of many lifelong learning programs have stated the need for diversity. Some programs have made progress, but members still question: “What are we going to do about our diversity problem?” Are we defining diversity too narrowly, focusing on what […]

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