All the Osher news in 2019
Host Family Program for International StudentsThe CMU Office of International Education (OIE) is seeking Osher members to act as host families for International CMU Students. Minimum time requirement is one day per month. There are about 200 students who would like to engage with local families.
George Savarese Lecture"The Decline of US Global Power and the Rise of China" presented by George Savarese on Thursday, Oct 17 at 7pm in McConomy Auditorium. CourseID:3225. All are welcome-reservations requested.
Security Procedures at MIMellon Institute has initiated new security procedures. Osher members must show their 2019 membership card to attend courses in the auditorium at Mellon Institute. Please read about how this affects you.
27th Annual MeetingPlease join us for the 27th Annual Meeting on Thurs., Sept. 27, CFA Kresge Auditorium at 5:30pm. View the Bylaw changes to be voted on at the meeting, Reception & Meeting Course ID: 3104. Concert Course ID: 3177.
Amish CountryExplore the Simple Life: Amish Country in New Wilmington, Pa. Tour date is Friday, November 1, 2019. Reservations due by Friday, September 27.
PedPal Mobility ResearchThe Intelligent Coordination and Logistics Lab is recruiting volunteers with mobility isues to field test PedPal, which helps them cross signalize intersections safely.
Lecture: The Good NeighborMaxwell King will be speaking about his book, "The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers" on Tuesday, September 17 at 7:00pm. Members may register online using course ID: 3110.
We Are NowCelebrating Us - A Reflection on Osher Members by an Osher Member, Jim Greenberg
Classroom RelocationsWARNING: All Hunt Library Osher conference room classes are moved to Wean Hall! - Starting Monday, May 6th, we will no longer be using the Hunt Library.
Day Trip to Historic BrownsvilleFriday, June 14, 2019
Day Trip to Historic BrownsvilleJoin Osher at CMU for a day trip to Historic Brownsville in Fayette County on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Enjoy a deluxe motorcoach ride to 7 historic sites. Fee includes coffee and pastry at Nemacolin Castle, lunch, fees, and gratuities.
East Campus Garage RenovationThursday, June 06, 2019
East Campus Garage RenovationEast Campus Garage Renovation - 1st floor is handicapped parking only. Starting Friday, June 7, citations will be issued to vehicles on the 1st floor not displaying a state-issues handicap placard. Also, read about the CMU Shuttle Rider Alert.
Osher Office Moves to Wean HallThursday, June 06, 2019
Osher Office Moves to Wean HallThe Osher Office Relocates to Wean Hall the week of June 10, 2018.
Why the Non-Scents?Friday, May 24, 2019
Why the Non-Scents?The following article about the increasingly serious issue of allergy to scents was written by one of our Osher members who suffers from such an allergy.
LATTICE StudyFriday, May 17, 2019
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.
Lecture CanceledFriday, May 17, 2019
Lecture CanceledCANCELED - Lecture: Transgender Rights. Members may register for Course ID: 2995. Guests are welcome. Call the office to register. Thursday, May 23, 7pm, CUC McConomy Aud.
Meeting of the Minds: Wrapup & ReportFriday, May 17, 2019
Meeting of the Minds: Wrapup & ReportOsher awarded participants at Meeting of the Minds 2019
Owen Cantor Leads ChamberFest TripFriday, May 17, 2019
Owen Cantor Leads ChamberFest TripOwen Cantor is Volunteer of the Month for May. Owen is uniquely qualified to lead the trip to ChamberFest Cleveland 2019!
ChamberFest Cleveland 2019Tuesday, May 07, 2019
ChamberFest Cleveland 2019Travel with Owen Cantor to Cleveland for the ChamberFest. Registration is Closed!
New Chairs in Wean 4707Friday, May 03, 2019
New Chairs in Wean 4707Lean Back and Enjoy! New chairs in Wean 4707.
Lecture - Design: The Intersection of Architecture, Math, and NatureWednesday, May 01, 2019
Lecture - Design: The Intersection of Architecture, Math, and NatureSylvester Damianos will discuss the elements of architecture, math, and nature. We will learn how these elements are reflected in and/or influenced by: The Parthenon, Machu Pichu, The Forbidden City, The Golden Mean, The Fibonacci Progression, Neuroscience, Design for Disability, and Auberle. Wed., July 17, 7:00-9:00pm, McConomy Auditorium, CUC
Executive Committee 2019-2020Friday, April 26, 2019
Executive Committee 2019-2020The Executive Committee for 2019-2020: Jim Reitz, President; Allan Hribar, Vice-President; Jan Hawkins, Secretary; Marcia Taylor, Treasurer.
Healthcare Crisis and Physician BurnoutTuesday, April 23, 2019
Healthcare Crisis and Physician BurnoutThe Healthcare Crisis and Physician Burnout presented by Dr. Bhupendra O. Khatri. Wednesday, June 26th 7:00 - 9:00 pm NEW Location: Connon Room, 1st floor CUC
The North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Avoiding Cliffs on the Backside of the SummitThursday, April 18, 2019
The North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Avoiding Cliffs on the Backside of the SummitThe Carnegie Mellon Institute for Politics and Strategy and the Center for International Relations and Politics invite you to the CIRP Policy Forum: The North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Avoiding Cliffs on the Backside of the Summit. Monday, April 22, 4:45pm.
Randy Weinberg Receives Gelfand AwardMonday, April 08, 2019
Randy Weinberg Receives Gelfand AwardOsher salutes our newest board member, Randy Weinberg, for receiving the Mark Gelfand Award for Educational Outreach.
Osher Welcomes 2019-2022 New Board DirectorsMonday, April 08, 2019
Osher Welcomes 2019-2022 New Board DirectorsJoin Osher President Jim Reitz in welcoming 3 new Board members: Ann Isaac, Randy Weinberg and Mark Winer.
Volunteer WeekFriday, April 05, 2019
Volunteer WeekOsher Board President Jim Reitz acknowledges volunteers' contributions.
Beethoven and Monique: A Perfect PairThursday, April 04, 2019
Beethoven and Monique: A Perfect PairAn Osher member reflects on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto played by Monique Mead.
PICT Classical TheatreThursday, April 04, 2019
PICT Classical Theatre"The Heiress" is showing at PICT Classic Theatre. Special pricing for Osher members.
Osher's New SpaceFriday, March 29, 2019
Osher's New SpaceThe University has granted new space to Osher.
Student Study on EmpathyFriday, March 29, 2019
Student Study on EmpathyStudents at CMU School of Design are recruiting volunteers to interview.
Summer 2019 Registration is OpenTuesday, March 26, 2019
Summer 2019 Registration is OpenSummer registration is NOW open. If you do not know your username, request it by email.
Patron of the Arts EventWednesday, March 06, 2019
Patron of the Arts EventMenage a Trois - Friday, April 5, 6:30pm
City of Asylum Lecture-Can We Trust AI?Tuesday, March 05, 2019
City of Asylum Lecture-Can We Trust AI?Join us for a lively cross-disciplinary conversation that asks the question “can we trust our AI?” This panel discussion is presented in partnership with CMU’s Ethics & AI public programming initiative. Monday, April 1, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Apollo: 1 step, 50 years-Moon retrospectiveTuesday, March 05, 2019
Apollo: 1 step, 50 years-Moon retrospectiveCMU's own Jay Apt will be joining the 1st woman to walk in space and other interstellar experts for "1 step, 50 years: An Apollo moon retrospective" at the Pitt University Club, Tuesday, March 26, 7:30pm. Registration is closed.
Energy Week 2019Friday, March 01, 2019
Energy Week 2019CMU Energy Week 2019 Explores What’s Next in Energy Innovation, March 25-28. Read about the event and register.
Design School SurveyFriday, March 01, 2019
Design School SurveyMasters students from the CMU School of Design are researching the mental models that people have around community, aging, and intergenerational connection. Please consider taking a short online survey.
CMU International Film Festival 4-Day CourseWednesday, February 27, 2019
CMU International Film Festival 4-Day CourseThe CMU International Film Festival's Weekend Film Course is being offered March 21-24, 2019.
Community TalkTuesday, February 19, 2019
Community TalkCommunity Talk: "Pattern Formation in Melting Arctic Sea Ice" presented by Ken Golden. A mathematician talks about his polar expeditions. Saturday, March 9
PICT Classical TheatreFriday, February 08, 2019
PICT Classical TheatreWorld premier for "Run the Rabbit Path" through PICT Classic Theatre. Written by Osher member Ray Werner. Special pricing for Osher members.
McGowan Institute ForumFriday, February 08, 2019
McGowan Institute ForumPanel Discussion sponsored by the McGowan Institue for Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cell Therapies: Hope vs. Hype. Tuesday, March 12, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Sleep Study Participants NeededFriday, February 01, 2019
Sleep Study Participants NeededSleep Study - A group of CMU grad students are researching sleep habits of older adults in order to improve sleep quality. Contact Julian to participate. Discontinued 2-15-2018
Roboburgh: A Conversation with Pittsburgh Technology LeadersFriday, January 25, 2019
Roboburgh: A Conversation with Pittsburgh Technology LeadersLecture - Join us for a panel discussion with five hi-tech leaders. Members may register for Course ID: 2925. Guests are welcome. Call the office to register. Monday, March 18, 7pm, CUC McConomy Aud.
Preventing the FluFriday, January 11, 2019
Preventing the FluHave you observed a classmate freely coughing or sneezing and wondered what what you could do about it? See what the CDC recommends.
Update to 2778:Intro to Physical ComputingWednesday, January 09, 2019
Update to 2778:Intro to Physical ComputingUpdate to Fall 18 Course - Intro to Physical Computing: Design Partners. Six Osher members worked with CMU students in teams to design & develop useful interactive devices in the IDeATe Lab in Hunt.
January Volunteer - John OlmstedTuesday, January 08, 2019
January Volunteer - John OlmstedJohn Olmsted from Bridge to gardening and the environment and more.
Focus Group Needed for Code of ConductWednesday, December 19, 2018
Focus Group Needed for Code of ConductHELP - We need a few more members to give their opinions. Please note this is a member ONLY opportunity.
Winter Luncheon at The Twentieth Century ClubWednesday, December 19, 2018