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Recent Posts

Global Ties Idaho: Impact of Exchange Exhibit
2024 Treasure Valley Reads Author Event
Idaho Matters: Exploring the Plants of Craters of the Moon
Idaho Matters: Making a Change: How do we Address the Issue of Plastic Pollution?
Personal Writing SIG: Merilee Marsh
Podcast With Dr. Shelton Woods: America's Interaction in Asia

Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, and Environment

Idaho Matters: Making a Change: How do we Address the Issue of Plastic Pollution?
Idaho Matters: What Goes Into Removing a Dam?
Idea of Nature Series: Two Lectures in April
Idea of Nature Lecture on March 28
Idea of Nature Lecture on February 9
Event: Dr. Alex Bezzerides on October 19

Health and Well-Being

2024 Virtual Lecture Series: 21st Century Medicine
Event: Falls Risk Screening Fair on October 21
Brain Health Symposium on October 21
Hot Weather Safety for Older Adults
Article: 9 Essential Nutrients for Adults Over 50
Article: America's War Against Heart Disease

Philosophy, Arts, and Humanities

2024 Treasure Valley Reads Author Event
Hemingway Center Lecture With Dr. Suzanne del Gizzo on March 6
Spring 2024 Exhibitions at the Blue Galleries
Podcast: Context - Idaho Humanities Council
Shane Sato Exhibit Opening Reception on November 2
Writing Workshops and Retreats with Elisabeth McKetta

Physical Sciences, Technology, and Engineering

First Friday Astronomy Event on November 3
Video: AI, Boise State, and the Future of Higher Education
Article: Generative AI Imagines New Protein Structure
Video: Ready for Brain Transparency?
First Friday Astronomy Event on January 6
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on December 2

Public Affairs, History, Business, and Current Events

Idaho Matters: Taking a Walk on the South Side of Boise
Idaho Matters: How Idaho Refugees Are Sewing Hope Into a New Future
Fettucine Forum With Dr. Karl Brooks on April 4
Distinguished Lecture Series on March 13
Fettucine Forum with Dr. Krista Paulsen on March 7
Humanities and Social Sciences Initiatives Lecture: Dr. Trinidad Gonzales

Community Resources

Collette Travel Information Session Recording Available Now
Enneagram Workshop on March 8 and 9
Collette Travel Tour: Historical Greenbrier
Osher Institute Members Featured in IdaHome Magazine
Idaho Caregiver Alliance Event on June 27
Volunteers Needed for Holocaust Exhibit at Boise State

From the Osher Institute Community

Personal Writing SIG: Lori Postlethwait
Idaho Matters: Continuing Education for the "Intellectually Curious"
Personal Writing SIG: Celeste Miller
Artificial Intelligence and Art on March 7
Personal Writing SIG: Jan Mills
Personal Writing SIG: Mark Hurt

Ukraine Crisis Information

Event: Ukraine's Summer Offensive and Russia's Future
Russia's War on Ukraine - Series From George Mason University
City Club Evening Conversation - Recording Available
Ukraine Crisis News and Support Sites

Recommended Reading and Authors

Join a Book Club in 2023!
Osher Member Reading List Suggestions
Article: The Best Books of 2021
Article: 5 1/2 Things to Read in Honor of Women's History Month

Osher Recipe Share

Recipe: Tijuana Tidbits
Recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
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