Students Pursue Careers In Death

Alycia Adams (left) and Anna Wolak, students in mortuary science, stand in the restorative arts lab, with a few practice skulls. (photo courtesy of  Dusty Rhodes /WUIS)

Alycia Adams (left) and Anna Wolak, students in mortuary science, stand in the restorative arts lab, with a few practice skulls. (photo courtesy of Dusty Rhodes /WUIS)

This week in our look at stories from around the state. Illinois Public Radio’s Dusty Rhodes has a different look at education. College has traditionally been the place young adults learn the skills they need to pursue a profession…and some jobs result in some unusual choices

Karen Scott, mortuary science program director at Malcolm X College (photo courtesy of  Dusty Rhodes /WUIS)

Karen Scott, mortuary science program director at Malcolm X College (photo courtesy of Dusty Rhodes /WUIS)