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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. No exams or homework!

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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.

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

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Weather Cancellations

If a course, lecture, or special event must be cancelled due to weather or other circumstances, we will email registrants the night before or the morning of, no later than 90 minutes before class time. If you do not have email access, we will do our best to call you.

If you have concerns about the weather, please check your email or call 426-OLLI (6554) for updates on cancellations.

Title IX: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is well known for its effect on collegiate athletic opportunities for women, but did you know it applies to all educational programs and benefits of qualifying educational institutions? This course provides a brief history on the origins, the passage of, and legal battles over Title IX. We will highlight its application to key issue areas including athletics and sexual violence on college campuses, and discuss currently emerging issues for compliance.

Presenter: Annie Kerrick, Associate General Counsel, Boise State University
Dates and times: Wednesday, February 1 and 8, 10 a.m.-Noon
Cost: $25

To register for the Title IX: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow course, visit the Osher Institute registration site or call (208) 426-1709 for more information.