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Welcome to Osher on Demand! Here, you can find a wide variety of online resources including virtual tours, local guides, curated articles, TED Talks, lectures from our local Osher presenters, programs from Institutes across the country, and more. Check back each week for new posts.

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Recent Posts

Osher Institute Lecture: Dear Bob...
Event: Opera in the Park
Fall 2021 Catalog Available Now!
First Friday Astronomy Event on July 2
Article: Mural Depicts the Impacts of Coral Bleaching
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience

Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, and Environment

Powells Event: Susan Simard and Aaron Scott
Event: Earth Day 2021 - Change Starts Here
Event: Women in Environmental Leadership Series
Article: Doctoral Student Advances Vanilla Plant Research
Article: How to Help Reverse Insect Declines
Lecture: GEAS Intro to Birding

Health and Well-Being

Article: How Exercise Enhances Aging Brains
Article: NIH Networks to Advance Emotional Well-Being Research
Osher Institute Speaker Series: Sleep and Dreams During COVID-19
Osher Institute Lecture: Healthcare Does Not Equal Health
Article: How to Care for Your Mental Health in a Difficult Holiday Season, According to Therapists
Article: Dr. Anthony Fauci on COVID-19 Vaccines and the Holidays

Philosophy, Arts, and Humanities

Event: The Waves in Quarantine
Boise State Biennial Faculty Exhibition
The Idea of Nature Lecture Series: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Event: Gene Harris Jazz Festival
The Idea of Nature Lecture Series: Loren Davis
Writing Workshop: Lucia Berlin

Physical Sciences, Technology, and Engineering

First Friday Astronomy Event on June 4
First Friday Astronomy Event on May 7
Power Talk: Planning and Policy Across Natural Gas and Power Markets
First Friday Astronomy Event on April 2
Video: Lessons From Space Quarantine
Event: Nicole Perlroth in Conversation With John Markoff

Public Affairs, History, Business, and Current Events

Osher Institute Lecture: Dear Bob...
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience
Event: A Conversation With Hannibal Johnson
Strand Event: Carol Leonnig and Stephanie Ruhle
Article: How Infrastructure has Historically Promoted Inequality
Article: Luminarias: Celebrating Latinas Who Inspire Us

Community Resources

Event: City Club of Boise's 4th Annual Marilyn Shuler Human Rights Forum
Map: Boise Traffic Box Art Sites
Resource: Crush the Curve Idaho
Video: Lunch for Literacy 2021
Event: Building Climate and Community Resilience in the City of Trees
City Club of Boise Virtual Conversation: Vaccine Expert Panel

From the Osher Institute Community

Pack Your Parachute: Tech Tip for May
Pack Your Parachute: Tech Tip for April
2021 Osher Faculty Grant Recipients
A Conversation With David Pogue: An Osher Special Event
Pack Your Parachute: Tech Tip for March
Osher News - February 2021

Recommended Reading and Authors

Article: 5 1/2 Things to Read in Honor of Women's History Month
Article: 5 1/2 Things to Read in Honor of Black History Month
Article: Now Read This Book Club Pick for January
Video: Elaine Petrocelli Shares Her Book Recommendations

Osher Recipe Share

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