Feature Stories

October 9, 2014
Members on the goTwenty-first century Americans in Paris

In early March of 2013, as I mulled over possible topics for my Osher summer mini-course, early twentieth-century American writers who lived in Paris quickly came to mind. I lived in Paris before grad school and have been back there many times since. I’ve also taught American literature for years. Clearly this was a logical and comfortable choice, and one that I thought would attract Osher students.

Leadership Council and Teams updateAnd a good time was had by all...

The Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning at the University of Richmond celebrated its tenth anniversary in grand style at our annual fall mixer on September 10th.

Did you know?A conversation with Dr. Art Gunlicks

If you’ve been around Osher at UR for a while, you probably know that Dr. Art Gunlicks has a following.

Insider InformationOsher goes to market!

This summer the Osher Marketing Team made sure the markets offered something good for the mind as well by hosting information booths touting the benefits of lifelong learning.

Better than 'Where's Waldo'Identify 'Where's Tim?' and win a prize!

If you’ve seen Tim Hanger’s wonderful photos, either in the Osher Insider or as a member of the Osher hikers, you know he is all over campus — taking classes, exercising, and taking pictures for the Osher office as well as for our e-newsletter.

Behind the scenes at URConstruction plans for the University of Richmond

If you have been around the UR campus this summer, you’ve no doubt noticed a lot of construction activities, including a number of new buildings going up, as well as a significant road closure

Osher staff updateFrom the director's desk

Now that I have a few months under my belt as your new Osher director, I want to say thank you! Thank you for your warm welcome, encouragement, and support.

October 7, 2014
Ama Ansah '16Junior spent her summer in London digging through archives
Junior spent the summer in London furthering her research that encompasses history, theatre, and women, gender, and sexuality studies.
October 3, 2014
Michael Levine shares his career path and adviceGeneral counsel of community development organization LISC speaks to law students about career paths and developing diverse set of skills

General counsel of community development organization LISC speaks to law students about career paths and developing diverse set of skills

October 1, 2014
New CoursesRichmond Law offers new courses designed to help students learn practical skills and incorporate mindfulness into their legal practice

Richmond Law offers new courses designed to help students learn practical skills and incorporate mindfulness into their legal practice