After spending the past year working with my daughter to get in to college, I felt like it would be fun to take some college classes again. Alas, with my family and work schedule, that is not likely to happen anytime soon.
Yesterday, I participated for the first time in an event sponsored by One Day University. I initially found out about this event from an ad in the Washington Post.
One Day University offers one-day, no homework classes on interesting topics taught by top-notch professors from amazing univerisites. For just over $200 I spent the day at one of the University of Maryland campuses listening to these professors and lectures:
Wendy Schiller, Brown University: Political Science: The 2008 Election--The Most Important in Decades
Craig Wright, Yale University: Music: The Remarkable Genius of Mozart
Paul Olsen, Columbia University: Science: Volcanoes, Asteroids and the Shape of Life on Earth
Shelley Carson, Harvard University: Psychology: Understanding America's Depression Epidemic
The classes are offered on the east coast, roughly once a quarter. Each session and location offers a variety of professors and topics.
I would highly recommend these courses. I would not have chosen all of these topics, but I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed them all!
Find out more informaiton about One Day University and the opportunity to take courses like this in your area at www.OneDayU.com.
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