Trivia, drones and the real housewives meet Jane Austen highlight the Life Enrichment Program’s fall courses at Mississippi University for Women.
Merrill Rosamond’s perception of communication underwent a sea change in 1974. That’s the year her eldest daughter was born in Florida. Any hearing impairment wasn’t immediately apparent, but as time passed, telltale signs surfaced. Medical evaluations confirmed it. The sweet baby had been born deaf.
Exploring wine is a sensory journey, one made with the eyes, nose and palate. Unlocking its secrets, its varieties, its language, has fascinated enthusiasts through the ages.
The Mississippi University for Women’s spring term of the Life Enrichment Program kicked off Monday.
The campus is quiet on a Tuesday evening, dusk closing in on shadowed sidewalks leading to Painter Hall. Inside the venerable building at Mississippi University for Women, almost nothing stirs, only a lone student putting in work after hours.
Time is running short to register for Mississippi University for Women’s Life Enrichment Program.
Have a conversation with John Ross, and topics like lividity, paraffin tests, toxicology, insect larvae and such may come up. It’s not that Ross, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel in Columbus, is preoccupied with criminal nature or the macabre. It’s only that forensic science fascinates him.
“It all started with a book, when I was a little kid,” explained Diane Howton Asadi, who grew up in Caledonia. The book was filled from cover to cover with mesmerizing photographs depicting cultures around the world. The images captured Diane’s imagination, but none moreso than those from Western Asia and the Middle East.
Mississippi University for Women’s Office of Outreach and Innovation will offer 42 non-credit courses as part of its community Life Enrichment Program this spring.
Henry Ford, one of the great pioneers of the Industrial Age, once said, “anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”