Faculty from diverse disciplines at Northern Vermont University’s Johnson campus will discuss their research in a campus lecture series that continues through the spring 2018 semester. 
The talks, all 4-5 p.m. in the Stearns Student Center Cinema, are free and open to the public. The series is supported by the Johnson president’s office and Vermont chapter of the American Federation of Teachers.
The faculty and topics include:

  •  Feb. 8, 2018, Brendan Kelly, “The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis;” how our personal well-being and the climate’s health are connected
  • March 8, 2018, Hans Haverkamp, “Pulmonary Airway Function During and After Exercise in the Asthmatic;” an overview of asthma and how exercise can reduce asthmatic symptoms
  • March 29, 2018, Leslie Johnson,” More Than Just ‘Baby Weight:’ The Stigma of Retaining Weight Gained During Pregnancy and Its Relation to New Mothers’ Well-Being and Comfort as Mothers”  
  • Fall 2017 lectures included topics on infant linguistic development, Hula dancing, and the impact of exercise vs. biofeedback on mental health. 

For more information, visit http://www.jsc.edu/news-events/events/faculty-lecture-series/ or contact series facilitator, Dr. Amy Welch at Amy.Welch@NorthernVermont.edu or 802.635.1331.