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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 Faculty Grant 2022 Applications
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events
Article: COVID-Safe Exercise Ideas for Older Adults This Winter
Article: Basque Public Radio Features "Boiseko Taupada"
Article: Biodiversity: Nature by Another Name
Spring 2022 Catalog Available Now!

Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, and Environment

Article: Geologists Dig Into Grand Canyon's Mysterious Gap in Time
Article: Mural Depicts the Impacts of Coral Bleaching
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

Health and Well-Being

Osher Institute Lecture: Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory
Article: Breathing Wildfire Smoke Can Affect the Brain
Video: Maintaining Your Sense of Self in the Pandemic
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

Philosophy, Arts, and Humanities

Article: Basque Public Radio Features "Boiseko Taupada"
Literature for Lunch on November 12
Boise Chamber Music Series
Literature for Lunch on September 3
Event: Opera in the Park
Event: The Waves in Quarantine

Physical Sciences, Technology, and Engineering

First Friday Astronomy Lecture on November 5
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on October 1
Osher Institute Lecture: The Future of Cryptocurrency
Article: How to Get Government-Backed Discounts for High-Speed Internet
First Friday Astronomy Event on August 6
First Friday Astronomy Event on July 2

Public Affairs, History, Business, and Current Events

Event: USAID at 60
Exhibit: Chinese Mining in Idaho
Osher Institute Lecture: Reaching Across the Racial Divide
9/11 20th Anniversary Events
Alturas Institute's 7th Annual Conversations With Exceptional Women
Osher Institute Lectures: Summer Speaker Series

Community Resources

City Club Virtual Conversation on August 25
Morrison Center Neighborhood Concert Series
JUMP Jam & Jive Summer Concert Series
Event: City Club of Boise's 4th Annual Marilyn Shuler Human Rights Forum
Map: Boise Traffic Box Art Sites
Resource: Crush the Curve Idaho

From the Osher Institute Community

Spring 2022 Catalog Available Now!
New Osher Special Event Added!
Fall 2021 Catalog Available Now!
Pack Your Parachute: Tech Tip for May
Pack Your Parachute: Tech Tip for April
2021 Osher Faculty Grant Recipients

Recommended Reading and Authors

Article: The Best Books of 2021
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

Osher Recipe Share

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