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Immaculata University Announces November Workshops

PERSONAL INVESTING. This workshop provides an overview of the basic concepts, language and analytical tools of micro- and macroeconomic theory. Using economic theory, students explore the impact of current events on our lives. This workshop is held on Friday, November 6, from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. and continues on Saturday, November 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
SLAVERY TODAY. While most believe slaves to be a relic from a bygone and barbaric chapter of human history, millions of people are enslaved today. The number of slaves in America today is estimated in the hundreds of thousands. This course examines the people and cultures complicit in human trafficking, the groups most vulnerable, and what solutions exist. This class is offered on Friday, November 6, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and continues on Saturday, November 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART II. This seminar surveys the nineteenth century section of the European collections including artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, Bonnard, and Vuillard. Students explore art created in the transitional period leading up to and including the Industrial Age in Europe. Students are also introduced to various styles of painting as well as to the changes in approach and subject matter. Class meets on campus Friday, November 13, from 5:00 to 9:30 p.m. for an overview and then students meet at the entrance to the museum on Saturday at 9:00 a.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, students 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. Participants will be able to solve problems utilizing a more relaxed, focused state of mind. This workshop includes a review of imagery and relaxation theory and techniques and guided exercises. The workshop is offered on Friday, November 20, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and reconvenes on Saturday, November 21, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
THE HIGH COST OF PERFECTIONISM. The perfectionist often is plagued with inner fear, anxiety, anger or worry because situations and people are not good enough. This workshop explores the nature of perfectionism and helps participants to differentiate between perfectionism and the pursuit of excellence. Self tests and proven strategies are offered to break free from the constraints of perfectionism so that positive risks can be taken. This workshop is offered on Friday, November 20, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and continues on Saturday, November 21, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 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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