CHHS Events: Learning opportunities outside of the classroom!

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In the College of Health and Human Services, we celebrate any opportunity for students to learn outside of our respected programs. In that regard, we have several upcoming events in March for those who want to expand their knowledge on various subjects. Some of the events below include presentations, guest lecturers and educational field trips.

Read through the list of events below for additional information.


George Liepa Sigma Xi Speaker Series: Free Event

On Thursday, March 15, the George Liepa Sigma Xi Annual Speaker Series will host speaker Dr. Richard Lunt. His lecture “Invisible Solar Panels: A Revolution in Distributed Power Production” will cover the the latest in solar energy developments and his pioneering work on developing low-cost photovoltaic (PV) systems and solar concentrator materials that are creating new paradigms for building integrated solar harvesting and autonomous mobile electronics. This event is free and open to the public. If you’d like more information on this event please click here.

Public Service and Health Advocacy Trip to Lansing: Students Only

On Friday, March 16th, EMU is hosting a student trip to Lansing entitled “Public Service and Health Advocacy Conference: An Interprofessional Educational Day in Michigan’s Capitol” for CHHS students. Student attendees will learn about career opportunities with the State of Michigan and get up-to-date on the latest state projects to advance health. Students will also have the opportunity to tour government buildings and interact with public servants from all three branches of government at no cost to the student! To see the complete schedule click here for more information.


EMU’s Undergraduate Symposium: Free Event

The Undergraduate Symposium will be on March 23, and held at the EMU Student Center. In this year’s Undergraduate Symposium there will be multiple students from each school of the College of Health and Human Services giving presentations. Presentations will run throughout the day starting at 9 a.m. and the last presentations ending at 4:15 p.m. Come out and support these students as they present the issues and studies they are passionate about. Click here to see the list of CHHS presentations and student presenters.


Clinical Research Administration Lecture Series: Free Event

On Thursday, March 29th at 7:30 p.m. in the EMU Student Center Auditorium, the Stephen A. Sonstein Endowment for Clinical Research Administration Distinguished Lecture Series will host David H. Sherman Ph.D. Dr. Sherman explores the biochemical pathways of marine microorganisms with the goal of finding new drug candidates for infectious diseases and cancers. He collects samples from marine and terrestrial sources around the world to build an extensive library of natural chemical compounds with potential disease-fighting capability. Come listen as he discusses various topics surrounding his research and what it may hold for the future. Follow our social accounts for more information on this event.

These events are made possible in part through generous donations by businesses, alumni and many others. If you or your business would like to enrich the student experience by contributing to any of these events, please click here. Thank you!

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