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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

Virtual Juneteenth Celebration at James Madison's Montpelier
Event: Public Art Dedication on May 15
Announcing the 2023 Osher Faculty Grant Award Recipients
Article: 9 Essential Nutrients for Adults Over 50
Earth Week 2023
Event: Xiaowei Wang Reading + Discussion on April 12

Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, and Environment

Article: Women Trailblazers in Conservation
Article: Mapping the Genetic Footprint of Big Sagebrush
Golden Eagle Audubon Society: Jean Mohler Sidinger
Lecture Series Available Now!
Article: Invasive Plants in Idaho's Wildlands
Archaeology Month at Celebration Park

Health and Well-Being

Article: America's War Against Heart Disease
Psychology Lecture Series October 11-12
Carl and Jean Grosz Health Sciences Lecture Series: Jim Yong Kim, MD
Mindful Movement for Healthy Aging
Video: Innovations in Healthy Aging
Stanford Center on Longevity

Philosophy, Arts, and Humanities

Event: Xiaowei Wang Reading + Discussion on April 12
Paul Jacobs Organ Concert
PBS Film: Zora Neale Hurston
Video: Library Conversations - Wharton's Men
Theater of War Presents: The Long-Term Care Trilogy
Blue Galleries Exhibit: Notes for Tomorrow

Physical Sciences, Technology, and Engineering

First Friday Astronomy Event on January 6
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on December 2
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on October 7
Images From The James Webb Space Telescope
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on May 6
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on April 1

Public Affairs, History, Business, and Current Events

Virtual Juneteenth Celebration at James Madison's Montpelier
Alturas Institute Presents: Constitutional Conversations
Distinguished Lecture Series on March 2
Humanities North Dakota Event With Dr. David Adler
Lunar New Year Celebration on January 21
Brandt Foundation Lecture: Steven H. Hanke

Ukraine Crisis Information

City Club Evening Conversation - Recording Available
Ukraine Crisis News and Support Sites

Community Resources

Museum Volunteers Needed!
Celebrate China Night at Boise State University
StoryCorps is Coming to Boise!
International Museum Day
Happy Hoofers of Boise
Event: Virtual Community Conversation With Jason Karlawish, MD

From the Osher Institute Community

Osher at RIT Pfaudler Lecture Series: Enigmatic Haiti
Spring 2023 Catalog Available Now!
Free Event: OLLIs at Berkshire Community College and University of Richmond
Free Taste of OLLI Summer Speaker Series
Fall 2022 Catalog Available Now!
A New Era for the Osher Institute

Recommended Reading and Authors

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
Article: 5 1/2 Things to Read in Honor of Black History Month

Osher Recipe Share

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