Lifelong Learning Institute: Where ‘students don’t need grades,’ ‘parents never call’​​

​The Lifelong Learning Institute of Washington University in St. Louis is celebrating in 2015 its 20th anniversary of educating adults age 55 or older. Since its founding, the program has served some 2,000 students from across the region and has offered hundreds of courses, all taught by fellow students or, in institute lingo, “facilitators.”

Resolving to go back to school? WUSTL dean offers tips for success

Taking classes with a friend can help adult students stay focused on their schoolwork.So it will soon be 2009 — the year you decided is the one to start or finish that degree you’ve always intended to earn. But if it’s been awhile since you’ve stepped foot inside a classroom — or at least one that wasn’t your kids’ — here are some suggestions to help you follow through on your New Year’s resolution.

Resolving to go back to school? WUSTL dean offers tips for success

Taking classes with a friend can help adult students stay focused on their schoolwork.So it’s 2008 — the year you decided is the one to start or finish that degree you’ve always intended to earn. But if it’s been awhile since you’ve stepped foot inside a classroom — or at least one that wasn’t your kids’ — here are some suggestions to help you follow through on your New Year’s resolution.