ź Rice University’s English department is offering a new course that incorporates the video game Skyrim.
The game, made by Rockville-based Bethesda Softworks, will be part of a course on Scandinavian fantasy worlds and Old Norse sagas.
ź The Wheaton Area Moms will host a preschool fair for parents of prospective students to get information from local preschools.
The fair will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, Nov. 7 at the Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center in Silver Spring. Visit www.wheatonareamoms.org for details and a list of participating schools.
ź Josh Heller of Rockville studied this fall in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Heller is a junior mathematics major at Susquehanna University and a 2010 graduate of Col. Zadok Magruder High School. He is the son of Matthew and Jenny Heller.