More midnight college classes

College students have never been known to go to bed early, and an increasing number of schools are now offering classes at midnight.St. Michael's College at nightImage: Wikimedia commons, MarcusObal "We have a 24-hour town here, this is when our students work," said Sally Johnson, dean of the School of Math and Science at the linkurl:College of Southern Nevada.;http://www.csn.edu/ The 2-year college with 12 campuses in southern Nevada, including a main campus in Las Vegas, chose to offer midn

Lauren Urban
Jun 2, 2010
College students have never been known to go to bed early, and an increasing number of schools are now offering classes at midnight.
St. Michael's College at night
Image: Wikimedia commons,
MarcusObal
"We have a 24-hour town here, this is when our students work," said Sally Johnson, dean of the School of Math and Science at the linkurl:College of Southern Nevada.;http://www.csn.edu/ The 2-year college with 12 campuses in southern Nevada, including a main campus in Las Vegas, chose to offer midnight classes in the spring 2010 semester due to an increase in enrollment--of approximately 8,000 students from spring 2009 to spring 2010, said Johnson. The Nevada school offered sections of biology and math in the spring, and are expanding offerings for the fall to include astronomy. "What better time to offer astronomy then at midnight?" Johnson said. The classes all were held in one building adjacent to the biology labs,...