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April 26, 2001

Coastal Carolina Universitys Division of Extended Learning and Public Services will present a series of weekly lectures each Thursday from June 7 to July 21 (except the week of July 4) from 1 to 3 p.m. in the new H. Dale Williams Center for Extended Learning on the Coastal campus. Admission is $8 per lecture, or $20 for any three lectures.

The lecture schedule is as follows:

June 7, Issues in Elder Law - presented by Katherine DeAngelo, elder law attorney

Learn about Elder Law issues from an attorney in the field. Topics will include estate planning, living trusts, health care, powers of attorney, advanced medical directives, and long-term care planning.

June 14, Broken Promises in the Promised Land - presented by Coastal professor and novelist Richard Collin

Take a historical look at the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Learn why this is the hardest ethnic conflict of all to solve.

June 21, Which Planet are these Mountains On? - presented by Coastal mathematics professor Fusun Akman

Learn how our brain perceives visual matter. We are used to thinking in terms of zero dimension (dots), one dimension (lines), two dimensions (planes), and three dimensions (space). The concept of fractal dimension helps us understand why our brain perceives some scenery as alien.

June 28, The Genius of Mozart - presented by Martin Milella, former chair of the music department at Molloy College

>From the beginning of his short life of 35 years, Mozart mastered every musical form with natural grace and facility during the height of the Classical period in music history.

July 12, Nutrition 101 - presented by Natalie Naughton, registered dietician with Loris Healthcare Systems

Learn what you need to know to make good decisions regarding your diet. Learn what resources you can trust. Discover which claims regarding herbal supplements are valid and which have not been proven.

For more information or to register, call 349-2665 or visit on the Internet.