Weekly EssentialsOsher news and articles archived from the Weekly Essentials
Osher's Registration Website Will Be DownOsher's registration website will be offline for scheduled maintenance this weekend.
Volunteer of the WeekLearn about our frequent volunteer of the week, Gail Brennan.
Volunteer Appreciation Ice Cream SocialWe're hosting a ice cream social for our volunteers! If you received an invitation, please call the office to register.
CMU Community Food DriveThe annual food drive benefits the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Find out how you can help!
Limited Parking on Friday, October 13There will be limited parking on and around campus due to Family Weekend, starting Friday, October 13, 2017.
Osher at CMU is Celebrating 25 Years!We're celebrating 25 years on Carnegie Mellon's campus. Donate now!
Please Refrain from Eating in Wean HallwaysPlease refrain from eating at the benches in front of Wean 4707 and 4708.
Consider the AirConsider your fellow classmates and please refrain from using perfume or cologne.
Water Shutdown in Hunt LibraryThursday, September 21, 2017
Water Shutdown in Hunt LibraryThe restrooms in the Hunt Library will be shut down from Monday, September 25th to Tuesday, September 26th.
Osher Ambassadors NeededThursday, September 21, 2017
Osher Ambassadors NeededWe need your help! Find out how to become an Osher Ambassador for Fall 2017's second session.
Volunteer of the WeekThursday, September 21, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekLearn about our volunteer of the week, Karen Fung Yee, an Osher at CMU Study Leader since 2007.
Volunteer of the WeekFriday, September 15, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekLearn about our volunteer of the week, Alberto Guzman.
New Calling OptionsFriday, September 15, 2017
New Calling OptionsLearn about the new calling options you'll hear when contacting the office, featuring the voice of Chelsea Prestia.
2018 Membership Renewals Due October 11thThursday, September 07, 2017
2018 Membership Renewals Due October 11thThe deadline is October 11, 2017 to renew your membership for 2018.
Picnic HighlightsFriday, September 01, 2017
Picnic HighlightsThe back-to-school picnic was a hit! Check out some pictures from the evening.
Volunteer of the WeekFriday, September 01, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekLearn about our volunteer of the week, Circe Curley.
Volunteer of the WeekFriday, August 25, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekJeffrey Swoger began his Osher at CMU experience as a front office volunteer, has gone on to lead classes, and now serves on Osher’s Board of Directors and Curriculum Committee.
Volunteer of the WeekThursday, August 17, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekLoretta has taught yoga for Osher at CMU since 2011. She originally signed on for one year, but “I loved it so much, I never stopped doing it. And I plan to keep on doing it.”
Updated Open Course ListFriday, August 11, 2017
Updated Open Course ListAdd a class! Check out the updated Fall 2017 Open Course List.
Volunteer of the WeekThursday, August 10, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekOur volunteer of the week, Elsa Limbach, has been leading the popular “Move it or Lose it” class at Osher for the past eight years.
Watch our Online Registration VideoThursday, August 10, 2017
Watch our Online Registration VideoNeed help registering online? Check out our new how-to video here and on the Member Sign In page.
Become a Host Family for International CMU StudentsThursday, August 10, 2017
Become a Host Family for International CMU StudentsThe program is part of a university-wide goal to enhance the CMU student experience.
Our Front Office ComputerFriday, August 04, 2017
Our Front Office ComputerRegister for courses, check your class schedule, or just stop by to view the Weekly Essentials on our front desk computer.
Volunteer of the WeekFriday, August 04, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekYou may already have met Osher Volunteer of the Week Janet Hunt in one of her two CMU Osher jobs, Front Desk Attendant or Osher Ambassador.
Volunteer of the WeekFriday, July 28, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekOur featured volunteer, scientist and artist Charles Glassmire, continues to share his considerable expertise in all facets of the digital arts, photography . . .
Don't Miss Out on These New Courses!Monday, July 24, 2017
Don't Miss Out on These New Courses!Get a behind-the-scenes look at theatre production in The Art of the City.
Notice to Verizon Email UsersMonday, July 24, 2017
Notice to Verizon Email UsersDue to widespread issues with Verizon email accounts, we're asking you to obtain a new email address from a different provider if you have not been receiving email from us.
Volunteer of the WeekThursday, July 20, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekConnie Rapp literally almost tripped into one of her life’s passions that led to work as a study leader, teaching at Osher since 2003.
CMU Healthy Aging StudyMonday, July 17, 2017
CMU Healthy Aging StudyCMU Healthy Aging is offering stress reduction classes to older adults between the ages of 65 and 93 in the Pittsburgh area.
Upgraded Audio in Wean Hall ClassroomsFriday, July 14, 2017
Upgraded Audio in Wean Hall ClassroomsWe recently upgraded the audio equipment in the Wean Hall classrooms.
Volunteer of the WeekFriday, July 14, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekGerst Gibbon has dedicated himself to work as a study leader, teaching a number of courses at Osher since 2005.
Meet our New WebsiteFriday, July 14, 2017
Meet our New WebsiteOsher at CMU has a brand new website - with new features and a fresh look.
CMU Community on Fast Track to Lifelong LearningThursday, July 13, 2017
CMU Community on Fast Track to Lifelong LearningFaculty, staff, alumni and their spouses can now bypass our two-year, 1,000-name waiting list.
Our Gift to Carnegie Mellon UniversityMonday, July 10, 2017
Our Gift to Carnegie Mellon UniversityIn honor of our 25th anniversary, Osher at CMU has gifted 25 Adirondack chairs to the University.
Carnegie Mellon University Honors the Osher Institute’s 25th AnniversarySunday, July 09, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University Honors the Osher Institute’s 25th AnniversaryBernard Osher received a Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University.
Osher Foundation Membership StudyThursday, July 06, 2017
Osher Foundation Membership StudyHelp us gather our statistics by filling out the survey sent to members via email.
VCR NeededThursday, July 06, 2017
VCR NeededIf anyone has a VCR they would be willing to donate to Osher, please contact the office at 412-268-7489.
Volunteer of the WeekThursday, July 06, 2017
Volunteer of the WeekRon Freeman has been teaching his course Death Investigations at Osher at CMU since 2002.
An Osher Course HighlightFriday, June 30, 2017