Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors programs will begin classes in mid-March and continue through mid-May. Subjects to be explored will include local art, the history of World War I, contemporary music for ancient instruments, political issues in West Africa and biodiversity in Costa Rica.

The lifelong-learning classes are sponsored by Illinois State University’s Senior Professionals organization and will be held in the University’s Alumni Center, 1101 N. Main St. in Normal.

For a full listing of this spring’s class descriptions, cost and registration details, visit or call (800) 877-1478.