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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Boise State University

  • Osher Lectures

    The Osher Lectures feature freestanding lectures on a wide range of subjects.

  • Osher Short Courses

    Osher Short Courses offer a wide variety of academic courses taught by university faculty and community individuals with expertise in their topic.

  • Osher Special Events

    Members are able to register for the Institute’s Special Events that may include trips, workshops and unusual one-time opportunities.

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    Become an Osher member and engage your mind both inside and outside of the classroom setting.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a membership-based lifelong learning program for adults 50 and better. Engage your mind…just for the love of it!

Osher Short Courses

Informative and stimulating short courses are available to Osher members.

Osher Lectures

There is no additional cost to Osher members to attend lectures, but registration is required. If space is available, you may bring a non-member friend.

Osher Special Events

We offer a variety of learning opportunities as special events outside the classroom.

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Inside Readers Corner Registration Link

Inside Reader’s Corner with Bob Kustra
Join Boise State University President Bob Kustra for a discussion about his popular radio show, Insider Reader’s Corner. This presentation will include an inside look at the show, stories about some of Dr. Kustra’s favorite interviews, his reflections on what he’s learned over the years, and an opportunity for Osher members to ask questions.
This event is free, but registration is required.

NEW date and time: Wednesday, October 7, 2:30-4 p.m.
Location: Yanke Research Park, 220 E. Parkcenter Blvd.

For more information and to register: Visit the Inside Reader’s Corner with Bob Kustra registration page.

Reader’s Corner features lively conversations with some of today’s leading authors. The show airs Fridays at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 11 a.m. on KBSX 91.5 FM. Since 2003, Reader’s Corner has featured interviews with Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and Nobel Prize winners, and with many authors whose books have become bestsellers. A few of the show’s many notable guests include Peter Bergen, Ann Patchett, Anthony Doerr, Douglas Brinkley, Rebecca Skloot, Candice Millard, Daniel James Brown, Nathaniel Philbrick, Dan Fagin, E.O. Wilson, Isabel Wilkerson, Joseph Stiglitz, Susan Orlean, and many others.