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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

Idaho Review Wins Two 2022 Pushcart Prizes
Observing Juneteenth With the Idaho Black History Museum
A New Era for the Osher Institute
Video: Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
International Museum Day
Video: Innovations in Healthy Aging

Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, and Environment

Earth Day 2022: Invest in Our Planet
Article: Everything in Your Orange Bags
Article: Biodiversity: Nature by Another Name
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

Health and Well-Being

Stanford Center on Longevity
Walk With a Doc Aloha Adventure
Article: COVID-Safe Exercise Ideas for Older Adults This Winter
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

Philosophy, Arts, and Humanities

Literature for Lunch on April 22
The Idea of Nature Lecture Series: Florence Williams
Stars of Steinway April Performances
The Idea of Nature Lecture Series: Stephanie LeMenager
Literature for Lunch on March 18
Stars of Steinway Performance: Kenny Broberg

Physical Sciences, Technology, and Engineering

First Friday Astronomy Lecture on April 1
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on March 4
Event: DNA of Galaxies
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on February 4
Article: Are We Headed Towards a Technological Singularity?
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on November 5

Public Affairs, History, Business, and Current Events

Observing Juneteenth With the Idaho Black History Museum
Video: Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Women's History Month Events
Event: Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events
Event: USAID at 60

Ukraine Crisis Information

Ukraine Crisis News and Support Sites

Community Resources

Happy Hoofers of Boise
Event: Virtual Community Conversation With Jason Karlawish, MD
City Club Virtual Conversation on December 7
City Club Virtual Conversation on August 25
Morrison Center Neighborhood Concert Series
JUMP Jam & Jive Summer Concert Series

From the Osher Institute Community

New Osher SIG! Wednesday Morning Summer Social
New Osher Lecture Coming in May!
Announcing the 2022 Osher Faculty Grant Award Recipients
Register Now! Planetary Science Conference June 27-July 1
Northern Spain Trip With Travel Fever Tours
Osher Institute Faculty Grant 2022 Applications

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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