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2018 Distinguished Wesorick Lectureship
Life On Purpose: How Living for What Matters Most Changes Everything
Wednesday – March 21, 2018
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium – DeVos 122E
GVSU Robert C. Pew Campus

Victor J. Strecher, PhD, MPH is a Professor and Director for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. As a teacher and researcher, Dr. Strecher has spent much of his time studying the science and psychology of healthy personal change for both individuals and large populations. In his book "Life On Purpose" he reveals the elements necessary for a purposeful life and how to acquire them and outlines an elegant strategy for improving energy, willpower, long-term happiness, and well-being. Join us on March 21, 2018 to hear how he integrates these core themes into his own personal story __ s tragedy that led him to reconsider his own life -- and how a deeper understanding of purposeful living helped him not only survive, but thrive. 

One Continuing Education Credit for Registered Nurses

LIB 100 Approved for GVSU Students



Resilience - The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope Documentary & Panel Discussion
Tuesday - May 8, 2018
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium – DeVos 122E
GVSU Robert C. Pew Campus

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress can trigger hormones that adversely affect the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time and early death as well as information on the cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies developed to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress. The documentary will be followed by an interdisciplinary panel of experts from practice and education. -  documentary by KPJR Films

Continuing Education Credit for Registered Nurses