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Immaculata University Announces November Workshops

Immaculata University will offer on-campus undergraduate workshops for personal and professional development during the month of November.
FASHION, NUTRITION, EXERCISE. This course provides tips, techniques, and strategies to feel well, look good, and stay strong and healthy. Students develop a personal plan that will guide them in eating well, staying fit, and fighting bone loss, heart disease, and cancer. The class will meet in Nazareth Hall, room 306 on Wednesdays, November 2, 9, and 16, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $335 for one credit or $160 for non-credit.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND PUBLIC POLICY. This course will have students investigating the risks and drawbacks to manipulating mother nature and our gene pool. The mechanisms of informed policy-making regarding such topics as genetically engineered foods, genetic testing of embryos, and screening of potential employees for genetic diseases will be explored. Richard Barkley, MS, will instruct this course on Friday, November 4, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Good Counsel, room 20. The cost is $335 for one credit or $160 for non-credit.
STRESS REDUCTION AND HEALING THROUGH IMAGERY FOR BETTER WORK AND LIFE. 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. Participants will be able to solve problems utilizing a more relaxed, focused state of mind, and they acquire skills that promote improved immune functioning. The workshop includes a review of imagery and relaxation theory, and techniques and guided exercises. Comfortable, loose clothing is recommended. Miriam Franco, LCSW, PsyD, will instruct this course on Friday, November 4, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Faculty Center, lounge. The cost is $335 for one credit or $160 for non-credit.
THE HIGH COST OF PERFECTION. This course explores the nature of perfectionism and will help participants 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. Peter Rondinaro, PhD, will instruct this course on Friday, November 11, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Good Counsel, room 20. The cost is $335 for one credit or $160 for non-credit.
DELAWARE MUSEUM OF ART. This seminar provides an overview of the development of American art and illustration. Students meet on Friday at Immaculata for an overview and the context of the art to be viewed on Saturday. On Saturday, the class meets at the entrance to the museum. Then on Sunday, students are back on campus for appreciation and discussion of what has been experienced. James Erikson, MFA, MLS, will be leading this seminar on Friday, November 18, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, November 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 20, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. On Friday and Sunday the seminar will be held in Loyola Hall, room 317, and on Saturday it will be held at Delaware Museum of Art. The cost is $335 for one credit or $160 for non-credit.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection between route 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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