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Osher Institutes Learning through Baseball

Spring has arrived, and with it, the start of baseball season. Many Osher Institute members share a passion for sports, and baseball in particular with a high level of interest in learning about the many different facets of baseball or experiencing baseball in a different way. As demonstrated in the recent course offerings listed below, […]

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OLLI Network Newsletters – May Issue Available Now

The May issue of the OLLI Network Newsletter highlights a variety of exciting topics throughout the Osher network. Features include a poignant personal account from a Holocaust survivor, congratulations for award winners, a fun jewelry event, ideas for travel opportunities and information about the Osher NRC 2016 Webinar Series. Read the May Newsletter for all of the […]

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New OLLI Authors

Featuring books by OLLI authors of the new millennium. We invite the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute membership to submit information about any books that they have had published since the first OLLI was launched in 2001.

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Ken Burns to Deliver NEH Annual Jefferson Lecture in Humanities

“The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, established by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in 1972, is the highest honor the federal government confers for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities.” For Osher Institutes, the Jefferson Lecture is a great opportunity to utilize NEH public programming

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OLLI Research & The LLI Review

Looking for Osher Institute related research documents? Osher NRC Research Review Committee There is potential for research within the OLLI network that both strengthens the programs and contributes to the national understanding of lifelong learning for older learners. Relevant research proposals should be submitted to oshernrc@northwestern.edu. These will then be forwarded to the Osher National Resource […]

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Osher Institutes Found in Top Cities for Retirement

A recent article in the online source Kiplinger reviewed great places to retire in each state, based on “factors critical to retirees including lifestyle, safety, taxes, quality of health care and, of course, cost of living.” Among the 23 cities listed in the article, many are home to Osher Institutes that were highlighted as a […]

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2015 UPCEA Marketing Rewards Recipients

The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) has a membership of more than 400 professional, continuing and online educational institutions. As a resource and connecting association for these institutions, UPCEA knows that competition for attracting students is higher than ever before and acknowledges that organizations must remain increasingly competitive with their communication and marketing […]

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Osher NRC 2016 Webinar Series

Announcing the 2016 National Resource Center for Osher Institutes monthly webinar series! What to Expect On the third Wednesday of each month, a live webinar will be offered, complimentary to anyone in the OLLI Network (staff, volunteer or member). These webinars will be presented using Adobe Connect, the NRC’s choice for interactive, online meetings. Each […]

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Sleep: A Hot Topic for Osher Institutes

Humans spend about one third of their lives asleep. Scientists, Psychologists and others in higher education are striving to define what sleep really is, how sleep benefits individuals, and how a person’s relationship with sleep changes as they age, so it makes sense that an analysis of this biological process would be of interest to […]

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OLLIs Celebrate Veterans Day

  The Veterans Day holiday marks the end of World War I and is a day to honor and give thanks to U.S. veterans who have served their country both during war and peacetime.  Originally known as “Armistice Day”, November 11, 1919 was the first anniversary following the end of World War I. On this […]

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Bernard Osher Named to Influencers in Aging List

Public media project Next Avenue has named Bernard Osher to their first annual list of “Influencers in Aging.” The list honors 10 individuals in each of the five areas Next Avenue covers: Health & Well-Being; Caregiving; Money & Security; Work & Purpose; and Living & Learning – the category in which Mr. Osher is honored. […]

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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Network

The 119 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (OLLIs) span all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Each is a part of a college or university and is funded in part by The Bernard Osher Foundation. The Network formed progressively over a period of nearly 15 years, beginning in 2001. Some Institutes were in existence and became […]

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2015 Osher Institutes National Conference is a Success

The 2015 National Conference held in Charlotte, NC between October 12 and 14, 2015, proved to be an ideal opportunity for OLLI leaders throughout the U.S. to learn, network and celebrate their common and important work.

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OLLI Network Newsletters Archive

Keep up with National Resource Center news from across the OLLI network. Read monthly issues to find out about things such as new programs and classes being offered by member institutions; OLLI member achievements, awards and accolades; OLLI outreach and community activities; OLLI programs featured in other publications and websites; special events, photos, videos and […]

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