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September 10, 2012
Carlyn Covington '14
Living-learning community offers leadership studies major the chance to satisfy her curiosity about issues relating to education and child development.
Carlyn Covington and her classmates in the Children’s Health SSIR spent the year living, studying, and traveling together as they explored the physical, mental, and educational health of children.
Getting a Head Start
Burhans Civic Fellow reflects on her internship with a New York City Head Start program
Mariah Williams, '14, draws on personal experiences from childhood and her summer internship to reflect on the impact of New York City's Head Start programs.
September 6, 2012
Football coach discusses expectations for first season
The new head coach of Spider football talks about his coaching philosophy, working with college athletes, and his expectations going into his first season.
September 4, 2012
Hayley Harrington, '12
Art history major gets experience curating photography exhibition at UR Downtown
Recent grad Hayley Harrington, ’12, has always been drawn to early 20th century American art, but the opportunity to curate an exhibition at UR Downtown put the art in her hands.
September 1, 2012
Leadership council and teams update
Who owns the Osher Institute? You do!
Osher members are students/participants in courses, but, as owners, they can be course designers and teachers as well.
Dottie Price, Osher member, shares her experience in the Memoir Writing class
Dottie Price, Osher member, shares her experience in the Memoir Class: The experience is “exciting, gratifying and fun. The atmosphere is friendly, encouraging, informative and completely nonjudgmental.”
Behind the Scenes at UR
Osher at the Heilman Dining Center
Each semester, Osher provides its members with some eating and meeting opportunities, formally called the Osher Breakfast and Dinner Socials, which are held in the Heilman Dining Center.
Reconnecting with Osher
Reconnecting with old friends through the Osher Institute
Carol Matuschek’s experience at Osher not only has reconnected her with past friends, but also has enlarged her circle of like-minded acquaintances.
A Learning Community
Director Jane Dowrick reflects - The Osher Institute is a learning community
With the completion of the Osher Institute’s eighth year, Director Jane Dowrick reflects on some of the characteristics of the vibrant group of Osher members.