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Central Talks series

Monday, January 22, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Expired)
Monday, February 12, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Expired)
Monday, February 26, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Expired)
Monday, March 12, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Expired)
Monday, March 19, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Expired)
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Expired)
Monday, April 16, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Expired)
Various locations
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Contact & More Info
Contact: Air Harris
Phone: (989) 774-2121

Central Talks events are free and open to the public. Each will begin with refreshments at 5 p.m. The talks start at 5:30 p.m. and are followed by a brief question-and-answer session. All events conclude at 6:30 p.m. See more details, here.

Here's a schedule:

Jan. 22

"Delfield-CMU Collaboration," CMU Research Corp., 2625 Denison Drive — Hoyle and Marcy Mathews, director of product management at refrigeration equipment manufacturer Delfield, discuss how local businesses and organizations can partner with the university to address challenges and concerns.

Feb. 12

"A Look Back: Higher Education and the Impact on Local Communities," Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum, 5093 E. Remus Road — A conversation with teacher education faculty member Jennifer Weible.

Feb. 26

"The Chippewa River: Connecting the Community and CMU," Camille's on the River, 506 W. Broadway St. — Tracy Galarowicz, professor and chair of biology, explores the role the Chippewa River plays in our community and in the Great Lakes ecosystem.

March 12

"Connecting Our Community Youth with Health Careers in Central Michigan," Camille's on the River — Lisa Hadden, executive director of the Mid Central Area Health Education Center will discuss the successful impact of facilitating the Health Career Pipeline Program, a partnership between AHEC and CMU medical students.

March 19

"Healthy Aging and Aging in Place: A CMU Perspective," Camille's on the River — Dr. Jyotsna Pandey, a professor of pathology in the CMU College of Medicine, shares information on the benefits of "aging in place" for older Americans and spotlights a new healthy aging initiative launched by CMU and the Isabella County Commission on Aging.

April 4

"To Think in World Terms: The Moral Vision of E.C. Warriner," Mount Pleasant City Hall Commission Chambers, 320 W. Broadway St. —  Philosophy faculty member Hope May leads a conversation about the involvement of E.C. Warriner (university president, 1918-39) in the peace education movement and how CMU continues that work today. May also serves as director of the Center for International Ethics.

April 16

"Love Songs," Art Reach of Mid Michigan, 111 E. Broadway St. — CMU School of Music faculty Latoya Lain and Lindabeth Binkley present a collaboration of songs based on translations of Native American words and stories set to music inspired by tunes of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian tribe.

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