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    January 18, 2022
    UWF Leisure Learning

    Take Select Leisure Learning Classes Online this Semester

    Continue your lifelong learning journey from the comfort of your own home this spring with online UWF Leisure Learning courses held via Zoom. The following courses may have updated dates or formats that differ from what is listed in the catalog—we will continue to update you on any future course changes via email and Facebook
    On the Other Hand...Current Affairs Discussions - Online via Zoom 
    Date: Jan. 21 - Feb. 11, 2022 Tuition: $35
    Course dates announced! Bob will select an essay or item from the current media to help us better understand what has been happening, what the future might bring, what is innovative or insightful, and what is on the bleeding edge. The engaging class and active discussion attempt to bring views and faults to the surface in ways that help us toward the truth - not an easy thing, but always stimulating and fun! And yes, there is much to talk about these days! *Please note: The views and opinions expressed in these discussions are solely those of the contributors and participants. Views and opinions expressed do not represent Leisure Learning, the Leisure Learning staff and/or any contributors to the program.  
    On the Other Hand...Current Affairs Discussions
    Lifestyle Medicine: Introduction to Whole Foods - Online via Zoom
    Date: Jan. 28 - Feb. 4, 2022 Tuition: $20
    Course has been moved online and will be held via Zoom. Lifestyle Medicine is an exciting field that has developed over the past 30-plus years, from the research of Pritikin, Ornish MD, Campbell PhD, Esselstyn MD. It is the purest form of the practice of medicine, utilizing your natural, innate abilities to prevent, stabilize and potentially reverse chronic disease. Part 1 of this series will introduce you to the six pillars of lifestyle medicine including a whole food plant-based diet, healthy exercise, stress reduction, restorative sleep, avoidance of risky substances and healthy relationships. In part 2 of the series, we will take a deep dive into a whole food plant-based diet and look at the research and patient outcomes that document the reality of stabilizing and reversing chronic diseases like diabetes and coronary heart disease. 
    Lifestyle Medicine: Introduction to Whole Foods
    President Harry S. Truman: A Historical Review - Online via Zoom
    Date: Jan. 27 - Feb. 24, 2022 Tuition: $30
    Join us as we study President Harry S. Truman. We will examine primary documents that cover everything from his political years of local service to his tenure as President of the United States. We will also read a sample of his letters to world leaders, his wife Bess and others. And, we will discuss his major decisions and their long-term effects on our world. As a lifelong learner and educator, Pam Smith has extensively studied the Holocaust as a Mandel Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. She has also studied American presidents through various symposia and conferences including 10 week-long conferences held at the Truman Presidential Library and Museum.
    President Harry S. Truman: A Historical Review
    UWF Continuing Education
    Leisure Learning is a program of UWF Continuing Education, a premier regional provider of high-quality credit and non-credit courses, community programming, customized training, CEUs and conference planning.