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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Utah offers:

  • A rich and evolving array of courses, lectures, and special activities
  • Instructors who are distinguished emeritus faculty, scholars, and community experts
  • Members from all walks of life who bring a lifetime of experience to the classroom

Not only will you make discoveries that may change your life, but you'll meet many a life-loving friend.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute summer 2017

Summer 2017 Registration

Summer registration opens at 9am (phone-in) on May 5, 2017. In the meantime, take a look at the upcoming classes.

Our expertise

The Institute is managed by a small staff supported by numerous member volunteers. Our instructors are distinguished emeritus faculty, scholars, and experts from the community who share a passion for teaching and appreciation for all that mature students bring to the classroom. Find out more about our history and the faces behind our program.

With the generous support of The Bernard Osher Foundation – as well as individual donors, sponsors, and partners – we are able to bring together a community of adult learners who share a passion for intellectual, social, and civic engagement. Find out how you can help »

Interested in teaching for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or showcasing your organization with an Osher special event? Find out how »

How can I register for a class? Can I bring a friend? Do you offer special events? All this and more, found here.

Dean is well prepared, offered a strong overview of the public land issues and provided qualified quest speakers. As a result the class participation was high and we were actively engaged. On top of that, he's a witty guy.
— Joel M., Spring 2017

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