Community classes under way at HSU

From climate change and solar power, to Caddo Indians and baseball history, community classes scheduled this spring at Henderson State University will offer a wide variety of topics.

The classes, which are free and open to the public, will be held in Reynolds Hall, Room 127 at 6 p.m.

The schedule includes:

• Feb. 5 – Non-Native and Invasive Plants in Arkansas: The State of the State, by Dr. Brett Serviss, professor of biology

• Feb. 12 – A Case Study of Religious Converts in Prison, Islam compared with Christianity, by Dr. Malcolm Rigsby, assistant professor of sociology

• Feb. 19 – The Who, What, and Why of Stress, by Dr. Emilie Beltzer, assistant professor of psychology

• Feb. 26 – Going Where the Bodies Are: A Necrological Tour of Baseball History, by Dr. Fred Worth, professor of mathematics

• March 5 – Caddo Indians: Past and Present, by Dr. Mary Beth Trubitt, station archeologist, Arkansas Archeological Survey

• March 12 – DIY Solar Power, by Dr. Ingo Schranz, associate professor of chemistry

• March 19 – The Filter of Fiction: Batman, Buffy, and Breaking Bad at the Blackboard, by Dr. Travis Langley, professor of psychology

• April 2 – Climate Change: Separating Truth from Fiction, by Dr. Bradley Rowland, assistant professor of chemistry, and Dr. David Bateman, associate professor of chemistry.