NORMAL — Illinois State University’s Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors programs begin in March and continue through May.
The classes are sponsored by the Senior Professionals organization and will be held at the ISU Alumni Center, 1101 N. Main St., Normal.
Academy classes are $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers for four sessions, and $15 for individual session walk-ins, where available. Mornings classes are $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers for five sessions, and $15 for individual sessions. Participants can preregister for full sessions or pay at the door for individual sessions.
To register, visit www.seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu for online registration or printable registration form. Call 309-438-2818 for more information.
“Building our Community”; 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 6, 8, 13, 15; various topics and instructors; walk-in available.
“More than the Vote: Women’s Rights Activism in the United States”; 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 20, 22, 27, 29; Kyle Ciani, associate professor of history and core faculty for women’s & gender studies, ISU; no walk-ins.
“Hamilton: The Man and the Musical”; 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 11, 18, 25, May 2; various topics and instructors; walk-in available.
“Immigration: Political, Legal, Moral and Human Implications”; 9:30-11:30 a.m. May 8, 10, 15, 17; various topics and instructors; walk-in available.
“It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Morality Tale! The Use of Popular Culture Heroes in Psychology and Life”; 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 30; Eric Wesselmann, associate professor of psychology, ISU, and J. Scott Jordan, director, Institute for Prospective Cognition, professor and chair, department of psychology, ISU.
“Art and Life in Roman Pompeii”; 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 6, Lea K. Cline, assistant professor of art history, ISU.
“Visits to Vietnam: One for War, One for Peace”; 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 13; Mike Kerber, Vietnam veteran, retired plant manager and grain merchandiser.
“Celebrating the 200th Birthday of Illinois”; 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 20; Robert Bradley, professor emeritus of politics and government, ISU.
“Why Sleep Matters”; 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 27, Teresa D. Valerio, instructional assistant professor, NSA sequence and DNP program leader, Mennonite College of Nursing, ISU.