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May 4, 2012
Alex Wiles, '12
Senior makes connections between leadership studies, business and the arts
Through research, internships and a unique combination of classes, Alex Wiles, '12, has made connections between leadership studies, business and the arts.
May 3, 2012
Catherine McGanity, '10
An interdisciplinary major and study abroad led alum to present her research in Istanbul
Her senior thesis combined experiences in Africa with research about Eastern Asia, and unexpectedly brought Catherine McGanity, ’10, to Istanbul.
May 2, 2012
Jewish Conversations: The Exodus
Series connects and strengthens community among Jewish faculty and staff
The chaplaincy's Jewish Conversations series builds community among faculty and staff for a semester-long dialogue.
May 1, 2012
Paths To Learning
It's never too late to broaden our minds
Sometimes, we need to get out of our comfort zones, away from the familiar, and explore something new.
Debra Guild: Office and Member Support, All With a Smile!
If you haven’t met Debra Guild, Administrative Assistant of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute office, you should, and when you do, you’re in for a treat. Debra’s enthusiasm for Osher is contagious!
Boatwright Memorial Library
A treasure trove for Osher members
“He that revels in a well chosen library, has innumerable dishes, and all of admirable flavor” (William Godwin, The Enquirer: Early Taste for Reading). One who chooses Boatwright Memorial Library will certainly have many tasty dishes from which to choose.
Welcoming our newest members
Please join me in extending a warm welcome to the two newest members of the Osher Leadership Council. Lin Koch and Bill Bateman were elected in December 2011, and attended their first meeting in March 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?