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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

Boise Chamber Music Series
Osher Institute Lecture: Reaching Across the Racial Divide
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on October 1
Article: Geologists Dig Into Grand Canyon's Mysterious Gap in Time
Osher Institute Lecture: The Future of Cryptocurrency
9/11 20th Anniversary Events

Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, and Environment

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
Article: How to Help Reverse Insect Declines

Health and Well-Being

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
Osher Institute Lecture: Healthcare Does Not Equal Health
Article: How to Care for Your Mental Health in a Difficult Holiday Season, According to Therapists

Philosophy, Arts, and Humanities

Literature for Lunch on September 3
Event: Opera in the Park
Event: The Waves in Quarantine
Boise State Biennial Faculty Exhibition
The Idea of Nature Lecture Series: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Event: Gene Harris Jazz Festival

Physical Sciences, Technology, and Engineering

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
First Friday Astronomy Event on June 4
First Friday Astronomy Event on May 7

Public Affairs, History, Business, and Current Events

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
Osher Institute Lecture: Dear Bob...
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience

Community Resources

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
Video: Lunch for Literacy 2021

From the Osher Institute Community

Fall 2021 Catalog Available Now!
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

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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