EMU Information / March 9, 2015

This Week in Reward Points, 3/9

Hopefully it isn’t too early to call it, but it seems as if Spring may be about ready to spring! Now that it isn’t so cold it hurts your face, this will be a great week to check out these cool events on campus, and get some points for it!

Its a great week for staying healthy. Are you a bad cook? Do you burn water? This week, Office of Nutritional Services has the deal of a lifetime for you where you can learn to make an amazing meal for free!  Part II features recipes for Lunch including dessert. Just don’t forget to register in advance. Between the seminar on health and exercise and the free cooking lessons, you can learn to make a healthy treat for free and step up your exercise regimen. Start the spring off right with a little spring in your step.

Tuesday

“Unintentional Activism?:Finding Meaning in the Songs of Motor City Musicians

From 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Halle Library – 300

Finding meaning in the songs of Motor City musicians.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

U.S. – Russia Relations since the Ukraine Crisis

From 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Pray-Harrold – 216

Lecture and Q&A with David Kostenancik, former Director of Russian Affairs in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Rabbi Dr. Haim O. Rechnitzer, “Prophecy, Ecstasy, and the Kabbalah”

From 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

McKenny Hall – Tower Room

If you were wondering what it would take to reach a supreme spiritual level or to possess the prophetic abilities of a Supra-Philosopher, come see Rabbi Dr. Haim Rechnitzer talk about Kabbalah.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Star Lecture: Being Prepared for an Unpredictable Life

From 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Halle Auditorium

As college students, how can one possibly prepare for a future that is both unpredictable and constantly evolving? What sorts of experiences are most important? Join panelists as they explore essential tools for achieving a “Life Well-Lived.”

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Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Wednesday

Wellness and Social Perceptions Surrounding Exercise Discussion

From 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Halle Library – 300

Suzy Albert is the RecIM Fitness GA and has been working as a trainer for the last 6 years in the military & civilian realms. She is a Masters student in the Health Education program and will be discuss wellness and social perceptions surrounding exercise.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

“Women in Technology: Research and Scholarly/Creative Activities”

From 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Student Center – 300

Research regarding Women in Technology: Scholarly and Creative Activities.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Celebrate National Nutrition Month with Part II of our Cooks Series (Lunch)

From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Roosevelt Hall – 5

Dietetic Students and a Registered Dietitian will be running a FREE three-part cooking class. The part II features recipes for Lunch including dessert. Join us to learn new cooking skills, safety tips, health benefits, and tasting of each recipe.

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Cost: Free

Register at the ONS office 108 Roosevelt Hall, over the phone 734.487.6572, or by email chhs_nutrition@emich.edu through the day of the event

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

“Slurs and Epithets”- Professor Ishani Maitra University of Michigan

From 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Halle Library – 300

Ishani Maitra, works mainly in philosophy of language, feminist philosophy, and philosophy of law (though she’s also interested in epistemology and social and political philosophy). She has published on assertion and testimony &silencing and pornography.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Don’t Blame it on the Alcohol

From 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Student Center – 300

Join Officer Dorsey, Jesús Hernández, and Kathy Walz for a conversation about how alcohol affects college students in relation to health, state law, and EMU’s office of Student Conduct and Community Standards.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Hot Topics

From 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Student Center – 330

Hot Topics is a consciousness-raising series hosted by the WRC that seeks to provide a space for dialogue on feminist, women’s & gender issues in current events. The topic for each session will be posted on our social media – suggestions are encouraged!

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Thursday

JNT Dialogue 2015: After Postructuralism?

From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Halle Library – Auditorium

The 2015 JNT Dialogue event “After Postructuralism?” features speakers Nancy Armstrong and Jonathan Elmer. Reception and food and following the event in the Carillion Room.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Saturday

Pease Centennial Pipes and Bells

7:30 PM

Pease Auditorium –

Handbell Invitational Festival Concert featuring The Detroit Handbell Ensemble, Guest Handbell Choirs and Organist-Director Michael Burkhardt.

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Cost: Free

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

 

Sunday

Delta Tau Delta Fourth Annual Health Summit

From 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Student Center – Ballroom

Multiple guest speakers will talk about the different aspects of health. There will be lots of fun activities and vendor booths so students can explore different companies in Ypsilanti that can help them become fit.

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Cost: $165.00

Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes

Gadja/Pedersen Piano Recital

4:00 PM

Pease Auditorium –

Professor Anne Beth Gajda and Dr. Garik Pedersen present duo Piano Recital.

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Open to the public

LBC Approved: Yes


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