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Osher Institute Network Newsletters – July Issue Available Now

The July issue of the Osher Institute Network Newsletter highlights a variety of exciting topics throughout the Osher network. Features include successful collaborations between OLLIs and undergrads, unique learning opportunities and exciting travel opportunities for Osher Institute members. Read the July Newsletter for all of the details.

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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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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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Osher Institute Network Newsletters Archive

Keep up with National Resource Center news from across the Osher Institute network. Read monthly issues to find out about things such as new programs and classes being offered by member institutions; OLLI member achievements, awards and accolades; Osher Institute outreach and community activities; OLLI programs featured in other publications and websites; special events, photos, […]

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October 2018 National Conference Venue

The 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference will be held October 22-24, 2018 at the well-appointed conference facilities of the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, near Phoenix, Arizona.

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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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