Thank you for registering online!What goes on behind the scenes at registration time?
Follow-Up to Our 3 Rivers CourseThe "Our 3 Rivers" class visits Congressman Conner Lamb.
Update to An Introduction to Sikhism courseReport on "An Introduction to Sikhism" course that ran in the Fall 2018 term.
Cross Culture HappinessCMU student, Claire Krueger, would like to interview Osher members for a video comparing older Chinese and Americans. The short documentary is a class project.
Learn How to Register OnlinePrepare now for fall registration. If you want to learn how to register online, join us for Course ID:2816 on Wed., Nov. 21 at 10:00am-11:30am in Hunt. Call the office to register.
Natalie Schifano Presents...Natalie Schifano, Ed.D., presents "Women's Work: Not Just in the Kitchen," Wednesday, December 12, 7:00pm-8:30pm in McConomy Auditorium, CUC.
Heinz History Center CollectionHeinz History Center is announcing a collecting initiative to document the events and world wide response to the tragedy at Tree of Life Synagogue.
Condolence Letter from Osher FoundationThe Osher Foundation expresses their condolences in a letter to CMU and Pitt Osher's.
Preparing for Winter 2019 TermFriday, November 02, 2018
Preparing for Winter 2019 TermView the Winter 2019 catalog. Registration will open the week of December 2nd. Watch your EMAIL for the announcement! Contact the office if you do not know your username. NOTE: Winter registration is NOT open now.
Purchase 2019 MembershipFriday, November 02, 2018
Purchase 2019 MembershipMembers are encouraged to sign into their account and purchase membership for 2019. You will receive a receipt by email. Membership must be renewed before registering for winter term.
Mona Golabek in ConcertThursday, November 01, 2018
Mona Golabek in ConcertRenowed Pianist and Storyteller, Mona Golabek, performs "The Children of Willesden Lane" Thurs, Nov 15, 7:30pm-9:00pm, CFA-Kresge Theatre
Special CMU Lecture: "Gerrymandering and the Constitution"Thursday, November 01, 2018
Special CMU Lecture: "Gerrymandering and the Constitution"CMU Lecture: "Gerrymandering and the Constitution", Monday, Nov 5, 4:30pm-6:00pm, Porter Hall 100
Volunteer of the Month - Jan HawkinsThursday, November 01, 2018
Volunteer of the Month - Jan HawkinsMeet Jan Hawkins: Board member, parent of CMU alumnum, and world traveler.
CMU Community Offers SupportTuesday, October 30, 2018
CMU Community Offers SupportCounseling available for Osher members.
Women, Mystery, & MonstersTuesday, October 30, 2018
Women, Mystery, & MonstersJoin CMU for a night of Women, Mystery, & Monsters! International Film: Good Manners (Brazil/France/Germany) Friday, Nov 2 at CUC-McConomy Auditorium. Reception: 6:30pm, Film: 7:00pm Ticket price with Osher ID $10, Seniors $5.
Facebook StudyThursday, October 25, 2018
Facebook StudyHelp Facebook understand the concerns of older users! Subjects are needed for research related to Facebook. Respond to an online questionnaire and Osher at CMU receives a donation. Questionnaire is available until Monday, Nov 5 at midnight.
CMU Community Food Drive 2018Friday, October 19, 2018
CMU Community Food Drive 2018LAST DAY: MON, Nov 12, noon. Collection boxes are in the Osher classrooms. Check made payable to "Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank" may be turned into the Osher office. Thank you for your participation!
Patron of the Arts at the Duquesne ClubFriday, October 12, 2018
Patron of the Arts at the Duquesne ClubSIG-Patron of the Arts explores the Duquesne Club.
Braddock Road UpdateThursday, October 11, 2018
Braddock Road UpdateRoland Vendeland took his class (The Road Not Taken: Part1-The Braddock Road) on the road to experience Braddock. Read an update from a participant in the class.
Tepper Grand Opening UpdateFriday, October 05, 2018
Tepper Grand Opening UpdateJim Reitz, Osher Board President, reports on the Tepper Quad Grand Opening, CMU insights, and the "intersect" of Osher with CMU.
Host Family Program for International StudentsFriday, October 05, 2018
Host Family Program for International StudentsUPDATE: Please consider hosting a CMU international student for one day a month, minimally. A record number of international students applied to the Host Program and many more hosts are needed. BONUS: read about the importance of the Host Program to CMU with a shout-out to Osher.
Can Osher Change Your Life?Friday, October 05, 2018
Can Osher Change Your Life?How an in-class project led to a life-changing event for one longtime Osher member.
Volunteer of the Month: James GortonMonday, October 01, 2018
Volunteer of the Month: James GortonJames Gorton is Volunteer of the Month for October. Read about his inspiration, career, family, and Osher courses.
Special new fall course with IDeATeTuesday, September 11, 2018
Special new fall course with IDeATeIntro to Physical Computing: Design Partners with IDeATe. Work with CMU/IDeATe students to custom design and build an interactive technology item for you to keep. Course ID:2778
Mister Rogers: The MusicianThursday, September 06, 2018
Mister Rogers: The MusicianOsher Lecture: Jim Cunningham presents Mister Rogers, The Musician. Wednesday, Sept 26, 7:00pm-8:30pm at McConomy Aud, CUC. Contact the office to register. Members may register online for ID:2667.
Law and American Society LectureTuesday, September 04, 2018
Law and American Society LectureDivided Democracy in the Age of Social Media presented by Cass Sunstein of Harvard Law School.
Volunteer of the Month Lee FogartyFriday, August 31, 2018
Volunteer of the Month Lee FogartyGet to know Osher Board Secretary and Volunteer of the Month - Lee Fogarty
26th Annual Meeting & Picnic UpdateThursday, August 30, 2018
26th Annual Meeting & Picnic UpdateUpdate and reflections on the Picnic & Annual Meeting from Osher Board President, Jim Reitz.
CMU Writing WorkshopMonday, August 27, 2018
CMU Writing WorkshopCMU announces Author Event with Lara Elena Donnelly, Saturday, September 8
Update on Osher's Space QuestThursday, August 16, 2018
Update on Osher's Space QuestUpdate on Osher's Space Quest by John Olmsted, Coordinator of Osher 4.0 Space Quest
A Memorial Art Exhibit About RaceWednesday, August 15, 2018
A Memorial Art Exhibit About RaceOsher Member, Michael Berger is sponsoring a trip to Spaces Gallery in Cleveland on September 1. Contact Michael for information. This trip is through the generosity of Michael Berger. THIS IS NOT AN OSHER SPONSORED EVENT - PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE OFFICE.
The Road Not Taken: Part 1 - The Braddock RoadTuesday, August 14, 2018
The Road Not Taken: Part 1 - The Braddock RoadExperience the Braddock Expedition with Roland Vendeland, historian and professional storyteller.
Members Picnic and 26th Annual Meeting NEW LOCATIONTuesday, August 14, 2018
Members Picnic and 26th Annual Meeting NEW LOCATIONDue to weather concerns, the Picnic & Annual Meeting is in Rangos 3, on 2nd floor of Cohon University Center. Monday, Aug 27 at 5:30pm-7:30pm. EVENT IS SOLD OUT (No drop-ins permitted)
Volunteer of the Month - C. R. ThomasWednesday, August 01, 2018
Volunteer of the Month - C. R. ThomasVolunteer of the Month: A Behind-the-Scene Look at Osher Study Leader C. R. (Chuck) Thomas
Chamberfest Cleveland UpdateFriday, June 29, 2018
Chamberfest Cleveland UpdateCheck out this review of the awesome sights - and more importantly sounds - from the recent Osher trip to ChamberFest Cleveland.
Volunteer of the Month - Joe and Rosemarie ShirkThursday, June 28, 2018
Volunteer of the Month - Joe and Rosemarie ShirkA couple of extraordinary volunteers - meet the Shirks!
Volunteer of the Month - Ann AugustineTuesday, June 05, 2018
Volunteer of the Month - Ann AugustineMeet Ann Augustine - enthusiastic member, voluteer, and learner.
Transcending Tradition . . . One Artist's Journey from Art to AwarenessTuesday, June 05, 2018
Transcending Tradition . . . One Artist's Journey from Art to Awareness1-Day Course - Thursday, June 28. Summer registration required. Course ID: 1976
The Opioid EpidemicTuesday, June 05, 2018
The Opioid Epidemic1-Day Course - Tues, June 26. Summer 2018 registration is required. Course ID: 2348
Summer 2018 Osher Acting GroupThursday, May 24, 2018
Summer 2018 Osher Acting GroupYou are invited to an evening of comedy, drama, and refreshemnts. Two original plays by C.R.Thomas performed by Osher class. Wed., June 13, 7:00pm, Friends Meeting House. No reservation required.
Volunteer of the Month-Jane MacLeodThursday, May 17, 2018
Volunteer of the Month-Jane MacLeodLongtime member and world traveler, Jane MacLeod is Volunteer of the Month for May.
LATTICE StudyThursday, May 17, 2018
LATTICE StudyRECUITING PARTICIPANTS: Lithium As a Treatment To prevent Impairment of Cognition in Elders (or LATTICE for short) is a newly funded study in which Dr. Ariel Gildengers and colleagues are trying to learn if lithium can slow down memory loss or help prevent Alzheimer’s disease in people with mild memory problems.
Better Choices, Better Health WorkshopMonday, May 07, 2018
Better Choices, Better Health WorkshopAny adult who has a chronic health condition, or cares for someone who does, can participate. Learn strategies to manage symptoms and have an improved quality of life. Course ID: 2482
ChamberFest ClevelandMonday, May 07, 2018
ChamberFest ClevelandDeadline EXTENDED to Friday, June 1. Please call the office to register.
Board Slate and Proposed BylawsFriday, April 27, 2018
Board Slate and Proposed BylawsView the slate for the 2018 Board of Directors and the proposed bylaws.
Volunteer of the Week Rosalie BarsottiThursday, April 26, 2018
Volunteer of the Week Rosalie BarsottiRosalie believes that volunteers are the lifeblood of Osher and serves in many roles.
Volunteer of the Week Marilyn MeltzerFriday, April 06, 2018
Volunteer of the Week Marilyn MeltzerRead about artist Marilyn Meltzer. She conducts Osher course, Current Literature.
From Enigma to AIFriday, April 06, 2018
From Enigma to AIOsher members are invited to an event featuring Pamela McCorduck who donated two Enigma machines among other items.
Road Scholar Travel OpportunitiesFriday, April 06, 2018
Road Scholar Travel OpportunitiesOsher at CMU would like to offer our members an opportunity to travel through Road Scholar! Let us know what you think.
Volunteer of the Week Jay FarrellWednesday, March 28, 2018
Volunteer of the Week Jay FarrellMeet Jay Farrell - chef, writer, classical music fan - volunteers behind the scenes for Osher.
Annual Meeting 2018Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Annual Meeting 2018Annual Meeting, Thursday, May 17, 2018, 3:30pm-5:00pm, College of Fine Arts, Kresge Theatre
Osher Acting GroupMonday, March 26, 2018
Osher Acting GroupYou are invited to an evening of comedy, drama, and refreshemnts. Six original plays by C.R.Thomas performed by Osher class. Wed., April 11, 7:00pm, Friends Meeting House.
Volunteer of the Week - Mary SchinhofenThursday, March 15, 2018
Volunteer of the Week - Mary SchinhofenMary Schinhofen leads may courses in literature for Osher.
Blackness, Citizenship, and the ArtsMonday, March 12, 2018
Blackness, Citizenship, and the ArtsWhat is it to be Black in France? Black and French? The documentary is a mosaic of seven narratives that raise the veil on the challenges of French diversity and the construction of afrodiasporic identities.
Volunteer of the Week - David ZimmerThursday, March 01, 2018
Volunteer of the Week - David ZimmerRead about David Zimmer - making an impact at Osher since 2014.
OLLI at UNL Italy Tour 2018Thursday, March 01, 2018
OLLI at UNL Italy Tour 2018OLLI at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is sponsoring a trip to Italy and has opened it to other Oshers. Read the article which contains a link to their brochure.
Volunteer OpportunitiesTuesday, February 27, 2018
Volunteer OpportunitiesOsher at CMU needs writers and photographers in an on-going basis. Contact the office to sign up.
Volunteer of the Week Ben TishermanFriday, February 23, 2018
Volunteer of the Week Ben TishermanOsher Study Leader, Ben Tisherman, teaches "Beyond the Notes: Music in the 20th Century"
CMU Energy Week 2018Friday, February 16, 2018
CMU Energy Week 2018CMU invites the Osher community to join in CMU Energy Week 2018, April 4-6
Volunteer of the Week Barbara BurstinFriday, February 16, 2018
Volunteer of the Week Barbara BurstinMeet our volunteer of the week, Barbara Burstin.
Volunteer of the Week Edd HaleFriday, February 09, 2018
Volunteer of the Week Edd HaleLearn about our volunteer of the week, Edd Hale.
Special PerformanceThursday, February 08, 2018
Special Performance"Gradations of Sound" is a woodwind quintet comprised of graduate students from CMU. They will have a special performance Wed., Feb 28, 6:45pm-7:45pm in CFA. No registration required.
SIG: MahjongFriday, February 02, 2018
SIG: MahjongNew Special Interest Group: Mahjong Headed by Osher Mahjong Study Leader, Sherri Davis. Register for Class ID: 2461
Shuman Juvenile Detention Center Billboard ProjectFriday, February 02, 2018
Shuman Juvenile Detention Center Billboard Project
Volunteer of the Week Kalpana BiswasFriday, February 02, 2018
Volunteer of the Week Kalpana BiswasLearn about our volunteer of the week, Kalpana Biswas.
Volunteer of the Week Al KosmalFriday, January 26, 2018
Volunteer of the Week Al KosmalAl Kosmal has taught a variety of always-filled cooking classes at Osher for over a decade.
Volunteer of the Week Maureen GemeinhartFriday, January 19, 2018
Volunteer of the Week Maureen GemeinhartA newfound love of performance informs most of Maureen Gemeinhart’s Osher activities.
Volunteer of the Week - Art GoldbergFriday, January 12, 2018
Volunteer of the Week - Art GoldbergOur volunteer of the week is Osher Study Leader Art Goldberg.
Hunt Institute - New Exhibit AnnouncementTuesday, January 09, 2018
Hunt Institute - New Exhibit AnnouncementDr. Charles Dorat and His Unrealized Central American Medicinal Flora. 2April to 29 June 2018
Intel ISEF Pittsburgh Seeking JudgesFriday, January 05, 2018
Intel ISEF Pittsburgh Seeking JudgesMembers of Osher at CMU are invited to judge at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
Volunteer of the Week: Paula MathiesonFriday, January 05, 2018
Volunteer of the Week: Paula Mathieson
Winter Luncheon 2018Friday, December 22, 2017
Winter Luncheon 2018Members Winter Luncheon Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Cost: Members $25, Guests $30 CourseID:2347 Reservations are due by Mon., Feb 19 at noon
New Copy PolicyThursday, December 21, 2017