*Walk-in for Mornings with the Professors, $15.00 for individual session pay at the door.
March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27 (Fridays)
9:30 - 11:30 am
Friday, March 30
What can Superman, Wonder Woman and Star Trek teach us about ourselves? The answer: A lot! Learn how the stories of pop culture heroes provide a safe way to address psychological issues such as morality, gender and identity – themes that influence all of us, every day of our lives.
Associate Professor of Psychology, ISU
J. Scott Jordan, Director, Institute for Prospective Cognition, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, ISU
Friday, April 6
In AD 79, the Roman city of Pompeii was destroyed by the eruption of the volcano, Vesuvius. The astonishing preservation of the streets and buildings of Pompeii has captured popular imagination. This course will investigate the city’s urban fabric, including the houses, shops, baths and temples used by its inhabitants.
Lea K. Cline, Assistant Professor of Art History, ISU
Friday, April 13
Enjoy a unique perspective of the Vietnam War and its impact 50 years later. Kerber was drafted in 1968. He returned to Vietnam in 2013 with a group from Veterans for Peace to connect with Vietnamese veterans, people from the orphanages and villages. Hear about the lasting impacts of the war on later generations of Vietnamese and veterans and the effects of Agent Orange.
Mike Kerber, Vietnam Veteran, retired plant manager and grain merchandiser
Friday, April 20
Discover the people, places and events that helped shape the 200-year history of Illinois. Celebrate the many cultural, academic and political accomplishments of Illinois residents, past and present. Find out why Illinois holds a special place in the nation and world.
Robert Bradley, Professor Emeritus of Politics and Government, ISU
Friday, April 27
Improve quality of life through healthy sleep. Valerio will explore the role that sleep quality and quantity plays in good health and share tips on how to improve sleep health. Every year more and more is learned about how sleep affects our physical and mental well-being. Come learn how sleep, or lack of sleep, affects you.
Teresa D. Valerio,
Instructional Assistant Professor, NSA Sequence and DNP Program Leader, Mennonite College of Nursing at ISU