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May 1, 2012
Artist Among Us: Bill Bailey
Auditing an art class reveals a previously-unrecognized talent and passion
With no previous art experience, Bill discovered a new interest in oil painting and has continued to take classes at UR and elsewhere.
The man behind the Osher program
Who is Bernard Osher? What does he do? What led him to found the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute?
Arlene Kagle Lerner
Think like a shrink: Understanding literature through psychology and vice versa
The Osher Institute is pleased to announce an exciting course for the fall 2012 Osher semester titled “Think Like A Shrink: Understanding Literature through Psychology and vice versa.”
It's Osher Not OSHA
Ways to promote membership and curriculum development
If you ever want to gain the attention of friends, tell them that you are a member of the Osher Institute. This will immediately spark their interest because they normally confuse Osher with OSHA (the Occupational, Safety and Health Administration).
Linda Hutson, C'12
Living, studying history from the Civil Rights movement to the presidency of Barack Obama
Linda Hutson, C‘12, refused to let her past become an obstacle to earning a bachelor’s degree at the University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies.
April 30, 2012
New associate dean of Arts and Sciences emphasizes global vision in college administration
As a new associate dean of Arts and Sciences, Vincent Wang hopes to gain administrative experience while continuing to advance the University’s vision for internationalization.
April 26, 2012
Jacob Tingen, L'12
Law student provides web development services to non-profits and the legal community
Jacob Tingen, L'12, combines his background in web development with his law school experience to help non-profits and other legal organizations establish professional websites that offer important resources to the community.
Natasha Levanti, '12
Immersion in another culture led to research on international leadership and equality and plans for graduate school overseas
A yearlong study abroad experience in Denmark helped Natasha Levanti, ’12, combine her interests in leadership studies and international studies and figure out her future plans.
April 25, 2012
Jennifer Huffman, '10
Alumna puts international studies degree to use in Germany
Jennifer Huffman, ’10, is gaining valuable life and international work experience in Germany through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program for Young Professionals.
April 24, 2012