- Film Screening August 5: The Osher Institute at UC San Diego will be screening the acclaimed documentary: Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve on Tuesday, August 5, at 10:00 AM in classroom 129 at the UCSD Extended Studies Complex (pdf), Building D, at 9600 North Torrey Pines Road.
A panel discussion will follow the film, "which examines America's central bank in a critical, yet balanced way" (see the film website: moneyfornothingthemovie.org). "A slick, thoughtful and alternatively infuriating-and-funny documentary" - Reuters.
The showing is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Non-members should contact Amy Patterson, Osher Program Manager, at 858-534-7030 or email@example.com, for reservations or directions.
- Upcoming Quarter Schedule:
- Summer 2014: July 7 - August 28
- Fall 2014: September 29 - December 5
- Winter 2015: January 12 - March 20
Celebrating 40 Years
Osher Video Library
Osher at UC San Diego has developed an online video library of our lectures. Below are some examples of the phenomenal curriculum we offer year-round. All current Osher members have access to our restricted video library, containing all of our recorded lectures, which can be found here. If you are unable to attend Osher classes in person, but would like access to our video library, please consider signing up for our brand new AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP: $25 per year for full access to every lecture in our online video library. CLICK HERE or call 858-534-3400 to sign up today!
- Mexico 20 Years after NAFTA: Drugs and Violence - Can Recent Progress Be Sustained? - Featuring Professor David Mares & Melissa Floca, Associate Director of the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, UC San Diego
- Why Statebuilding Fails - Featuring David Lake, Professor, UC San Diego
- What are the Particular Challenges Facing Mayor? - Featuring Jerry Sanders, former Mayor of San Diego
- The United States Economy and Growth - Featuring Lawrence Krauss, Emeritus Professor, UC San Diego
- Can We Really Understand the Brain? - Featuring Ralph Greenspan, Director, Center for Brain Activity Mapping
Osher Lecture Notes
- Desalination and San Diego's Role In Its Development - Sherman May, PE (New!)
- The History of the University of California - Henry C. Powell, Professor Emeritus, UCSD
- Hiatus in Global Warming: Paradox and Complexity in Climate Change Science - Charles F. Kennel, UCSD
- Pocahontas and Jamestown's Legacies - James McCall
- Shifting the Paradigm for Disease Detection - William Wachsman, M.D./Ph.D., UCSD
- What You Should Know About Global Climate Change - Professor Alan Sweedler, San Diego State University
- Woodrow Wilson: Progressive Academic Who Would Be President - Fred Hershenson
- Hiring an In-Home Care Company - Teresa Shanahan, Ph.D., CMC
- ElderCare Options and Solutions - Teresa Shanahan, Ph.D., CMC
- Island Chains and Sea Control: China's Maritime Strategy - B.D. Cole, Ph.D
- What Does It Mean to Fight a "War" Against al Qaeda? - Professor David Glazier, Loyola Law School
- Modern Cosmology (useful links) - Professor Brian Keating, UCSD
- A History of Photography - Arthur Ollman
- Rheumatoid Arthritis - Robert I. Fox, M.D., Ph.D.
- The United States Economy - Lawrence B. Krause, Emeritus Professor, UCSD
- Autism research Over Thirty Years - Eric Courchesne, Autism Center of Excellence, UCSD
- The Neurobiology of Alzheimer Disease - William C. Mobley, M.D., Ph.D, UCSD
Registration is first-come, first-served and is limited due to the capacity of our classrooms and costs $10 per series. Standby attendance will be permitted on a first-come first-served basis on the day of each class. As a standby attendee you will be required to pay a $3 fee the day of the class, cash only.
- Master Class I: Gustav Mahler: His Life and Music (1860-1911) (FULL)
- Master Class II: Architecture: A Brief Tour of American Architecture (SECTION ID #103091)