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2017 Lecture Series

Date: Apr 26, 2017 - Start:07:00 PM - End:08:30 PM
7 p.m.
SCRC Gymnasium

Dr. Helen Fisher - Is Technology Changing Love?

Internationally-renowned neuroscientist and biological anthropologist, Dr. Helen Fisher is a pioneer in the biology of human personality and the neurochemistry of leadership.  Named a TED Talk all-star and one of "the 15 most amazing women in science today" by Business Insider, Dr. Fisher has given the world a new way to look at relationships.  Her presentation, Is Technology Changing Love? Dr. Fisher will take a thorough, scientific view of current social trends and point out that the neural systems for love and attachment lie in primordial brain regions that will not change with modern texting and Internet dating. 

7 p.m.
SCRC Gymnasium

Mark Johnson, Playing for Change

Mark Johnson is a Grammy Award Winning Producer/ Engineer and Award-Winning Film Director. For the past 20 years, Mark has worked with some of the most renowned producers in the music, film and television industries, and with such musical artists as Keith Richards, Paul Simon, Jackson Browne, Bono, Jimmy Buffet, Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’, Sara Bareilles, Los Lobos, Andres Calamaro Carlos Vives and many more. In 2005, he earned a “Contemporary Blues Album of the Year” Grammy as producer/engineer of the Keb’ Mo’ album “Keep It Simple”.  In hopes of showcasing musical talent found on the streets, Johnson parlayed his musical knowledge and technical skills to turn his vision into what is now known as Playing For Change.  Mark has recorded and filmed music around the world in over 45 countries and he has dedicated his life to connecting the world through music. Mark will speak about the new social entrepreneurial movement and "saving the world one person at a time."

Tickets are free and will be distributed throughout the campus. Watch for more information in late March.