Community classes start March 1

From everyday chemistry and nonfiction comics, to Chinese music and Spanish love poems, community classes scheduled this spring at Henderson State University will offer a wide variety of topics.

"We are pleased to offer a diverse and exciting lineup of community classes this spring presented by Henderson professors," said Dr. John Hardee, dean of Ellis College of Arts and Sciences. "This is the 10th spring for the classes and they have proven to be very informative and entertaining."

The classes, which are free and open to the public, will be held in Reynolds Science Center, Room 127 at 6 p.m. Reynolds Science Center is located on 12th Street adjacent to Arkansas Hall.

The schedule includes:

• March 1 – The 2015 Nobel Prizes: A History and Summary of each of the Awards in the Sciences, by Dr. Vince Dunlap, Dr. Cynthia Fuller, Dr. Dever Norman, and Dr. David Bateman

• March 3 – CLEP Spanish Language Exam Sample Preparation, by Dr. Nydia Jeffers

• March 8 – Religion and the Founding of the United States, by Dr. Matthew Bowman

• March 10 – Spanish Through a Sitcom, by Dr. Nydia Jeffers

• March 15 – Chinese Through Folk Songs, by Dr. May Tsao-Lim

• March 17 – Spanish Through a Love Poem, by Dr. Nydia Jeffers

• March 29 – The History of Disfranchisement Measures and Voting Restrictions in Arkansas, By Dr. John Graves

• March 31 – Sex and the King’s Body: Henry VIII in Modern Popular Culture, by Dr. Megan Hickerson

• April 5 – Changing the World One Panel at a Time: Nonfiction Comics used as Journalism, Evangelism, and Activism, by Dr. Randy Duncan

• April 12 – Everyday Chemistry for Everyone, by Dr. Brad Rowland, Dr. David Bateman, and the HSU Chemistry Club