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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

Personal Writing SIG: Stacia Yoon
Podcast: Context - Idaho Humanities Council
Personal Writing SIG: Bob Fontaine
First Friday Astronomy Event on November 3
Shane Sato Exhibit Opening Reception on November 2
Humanities and Social Sciences Initiatives Lecture: Dr. Trinidad Gonzales

Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, and Environment

Event: "Early Footsteps" Lecture on October 9
Water Recycling Pilot Tour on October 14
Event: Introduction to Birding on August 16
Earth Week 2023
Article: Women Trailblazers in Conservation
Article: Mapping the Genetic Footprint of Big Sagebrush

Health and Well-Being

Brain Health Symposium on October 21
Hot Weather Safety for Older Adults
Article: 9 Essential Nutrients for Adults Over 50
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

Philosophy, Arts, and Humanities

Shane Sato Exhibit Opening Reception on November 2
Writing Workshops and Retreats with Elisabeth McKetta
Boise State Blue Galleries Fall Semester Exhibitions
Live From StoryKnife on July 18
Event: Public Art Dedication on May 15
Event: Xiaowei Wang Reading + Discussion on April 12

Physical Sciences, Technology, and Engineering

Video: AI, Boise State, and the Future of Higher Education
Article: Generative AI Imagines New Protein Structure
Video: Ready for Brain Transparency?
First Friday Astronomy Event on January 6
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on December 2
First Friday Astronomy Lecture on October 7

Public Affairs, History, Business, and Current Events

Dr. Cornel West and Dr. Robert George on October 23
Humanities and Social Sciences Initiatives Lecture: Dr. Eleana J. Kim
NPR Extra Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month
Interview: Emily Drabinski on the Rise of Book Bans
Dr. Johann Neem Keynote Address on August 3
The Evolution of the Pride Flag

Ukraine Crisis Information

Russia's War on Ukraine - Series From George Mason University
City Club Evening Conversation - Recording Available
Ukraine Crisis News and Support Sites

Community Resources

Osher Institute Members Featured in IdaHome Magazine
Idaho Caregiver Alliance Event on June 27
Volunteers Needed for Holocaust Exhibit at Boise State
Museum Volunteers Needed!
Celebrate China Night at Boise State University
StoryCorps is Coming to Boise!

From the Osher Institute Community

Personal Writing SIG: Bob Fontaine
Personal Writing SIG: Tom Baerwald
Personal Writing SIG: Bruce Goslovich
Osher at RIT Pfaudler Lecture Series: Herb Smith
Personal Writing SIG: Jud Roth
Fall 2023 Catalog Available Now!

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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