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One Day U: Making Music, From Jefferson to The Beatles

September 26, 2016

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  Lest you think that Life in the Boomer Lane is beating you over the head with her enthusiasm for One Day U, you are absolutely correct. She attended her second One Day U yesterday. Once again, she is swooning from the experience of being back in the classroom, being taught by some of the […]

One Day U: Going Back to College for One Day

March 23, 2016

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As brilliant and hilarious as Life in the Boomer lane’s posts may be, she never repeats subject matter within a few months. ¬†She is making an exception here. Back in November, she found out about One Day University, and attended one of their all-day sessions in Washington, DC . This year’s schedule is out now, […]

One Day University: 800 Students. 70-Minute Classes. 4 Topics. 1 Amazing Experience.

November 16, 2015

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Imagine a university in which classes are taught by some of the most popular and accomplished instructors from some of the most prestigous universities around the country. Imagine that, in one day, one can take advantage of subject matter covering art, law, behavioral science, and politics. Now imagine that there are no exams, no homework, […]

The Case Against Science

July 31, 2013

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Kentucky, home of The Creation Museum, has now become a hotbed of controversy over the issue of teaching science to children. While some people (and you know who you are) may still believe that the world is flat and bloodletting the preferred way to cure what ails you, the US government is attempting to get […]