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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas

Please note, we are offering a second section of Mike Hoeflich’s course, “Swindlers, Confidence Men and Politicians: Trust in America,” on Thursdays, Oct. 20, 27 & Nov. 3, 7–9 p.m., at the Osher Institute, 1515 St. Andrews Dr., Lawrence. To register, click here.


Welcome to the Osher Institute where adult learners come to enrich their lives, meet new friends and engage with their community. No homework. No tests. No pressure. It’s just learning for the joy of it.

Fall registration is now open! Welcome.



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Clay County, Mo. Mission Salina
Lawrence Olathe Topeka
Lenexa Overland Park  
Manhattan Prairie Village  

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If you have previously registered this semester, please call 785-864-5823 or toll-free 877-404-5823 to add a course or special event. If you register online again, you will create a duplicate registration and may end up overpaying.

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