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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Is..

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 open house

Open House a Great Success!

We had a wonderful time at our Open House and Member Welcome event! Along with meeting your instructors, we heard all about how to "Maintain Your Body: Before You Slip, Trip or Fall"

If you missed it, or if you'd like to review Grayson Doar's presentation, you will find the slides on this page.

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.

Prof. Petersen gave a great lecture, made you think of that time in history and how it applies today. He is very articulate. Looking forward to taking future classes with him.

Student in "Amazing Grace: The Life of William Wilberforce" –Spring 2015

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