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Immaculata University Announces May Workshops

BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM. This seminar explores the impact of Wyeth art upon the Brandywine Valley. Exhibiting American art in a 19th century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life, and landscape painting. Students meet on Friday, May 21, from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Immaculata for discussion and context of the art at the Brandywine Museum. On Saturday, May 22, from 9:30 to 4:30 p.m., the class meets at the entrance to the museum. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
CYBERCRIME. This course introduces the types of technology crimes committed in whole or in part through the use of computers and other sophisticated technologies. Students examine the attributes of hackers, phreakers, and crackers and investigate identity theft and cyber sex crimes. The expertise of the perpetrators and the specifics of the crimes inhibit law enforcement´s investigative response and that of the criminal justice system. Class meets on Friday, May 21,from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday, May 22, from 9:00 to 5:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
STRESS REDUCTION. Guided imagery is an effective tool to develop an "inner support system" and to facilitate relaxation and natural healing and coping abilities. In this workshop, participants learn how to combine breathing, relaxation and interactive imagery to cope with specific challenges of daily stress, including work stress, fatigue, insomnia, muscle tension, and reactivity. The workshop includes a review of imagery and relaxation theory and techniques and guided exercises. Class will meet on Friday, May 21, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday, May 22, from 9:00 to 5:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
ILLIBAZIGA/OUR LADY OF KIBEHO. This course examines the story of Immaculee Illibagiza and her terrifying survival from the 1994 Rwanda genocide. Students investigate the only Church-approved Marian apparition in Africa in which Our Lady spoke of the genocide to come. The course focuses on learning from and the possibilities of emulating Immaculee´s witness to the themes of hope, prayer and forgiveness and how these are also witnessed to in the Bible and the Church. Class meets on Saturday, May 22, from 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 5, from 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
HUMAN LOVE. This course examines John Paul II´s "Theology of the Body." It considers how the human body, male or female, makes visible God´s invisible mystery and reflects God´s self giving, creative love. It explores how humans fulfill the meaning of their existence by living according to the truth of their sexuality. Class meets on Saturday, May 29, from 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 12, from 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
For further information about these courses, please contact the College of LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3238.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducation, comprehensive, institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352,
between Paoli and Exton.

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