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Sack Lunch Seminars

Spring 2014

Wednesdays Noon - 1:00 pm

Sponsored by the MSU Women's Center.

Sack Lunch Seminars are Free, Informal, and Open to Everyone!

Bring your lunch and join us!

"For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women."

-Elizabeth Blackwell (first U.S. female physician

 

January 29

How to Relax When You're Busy!

SUB 168 Noon-1pm

Start the semester off with this invaluable session by Dr. Shapiro who will present his workshop on relaxation techniques that have been offered to patients of MSU's Student Health Service for the past seventeen years. Learn practical, self-soothing techniques that can be practiced anywhere and provide a respite from stress and tension. Instruction includes patterned breathing, visualization, and autosuggestion.

 

February 5

Gluten-Free On Campus: How to Live Well Without Wheat

SUB 168 Noon-1pm

Join International Gluten-free life Coach and Health Mentor, Janelle Holden, for this super-valuable sack lunch seminar examining the benefits of a gluten-free life.  Janelle will discuss regaining her own health from celiac disease, transitioning to a gluten-free diet, and ways to easily maintain a healthy weight and body for many years to come.   She will discuss the 3 biggest mistakes people often make when going gluten-free, how to make peace with food and your body, and tips for eating out, traveling and staying social with food sensitivities.

 

February 26

Why So Few?: Engaging Girls in STEM

SUB 168 Noon-1pm

it's no secret that women are underrepresented in careers and studies in science, technology, engineering and math fields.  But research shows that girls and boys show no significant difference in their abilities to ex cell in STEM.  So why are far fewer girls choosing this path?  And, more importantly, what can we do about it?  Whether you are an educator, a parent, or someone interested in this topic, come join Suzi Taylor and Martha Peters, co-leaders for the Montana Girls STEM Collaborative Project, for research, opinions, new ideas, and a group discussion.

MARCH IS NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY

MONTH! 

BE SURE TO CHECK BACK FOR A

CALENDAR OF EVENTS INCLUDING A

DISCUSSION OF WOMEN OF THE IRLU TRIBE IN

INDIA; A SCREENING OF THE GREY AREA ABOUT

STUDENTS TUTORING WOMEN IN

PRISON, AND OUR ANNUAL WOMEN'S HISTORY

MONTH RECEPTION!

 

ALSO, A VERY SPECIAL TREAT ON MARCH 31ST--

WE WILL FEATURE AUTHOR AND EQUAL PAY

FOR EQUAL WORK ACTIVIST,

 

LILLY LEDBETTER

AS OUR SHANNON WEATHERLY LECTURE

SPEAKER!

April 9

The Challenges of Prosecuting Sexual and Domestic Violence Cases

SUB 168 Noon- 1 p.m.

Join the VOICE Center staff and professionals in the fields of investigation and prosecution for this discussion of the politics and challenges faced when treating sexual violence cases.


April 16

An Introduction to HypnoBirthing

SUB 168 Noon-1pm

For most of our lives, women have been inundated with negative stories about other women's birthing experiences.  People have been conditioned to expect that excruciating pain is necessarily associated with childbirth.  Join Elizabeth Thorsen, certified HypnoBirthing Instructor for this seminar on the many benefits of hypnobirthing and the potential for giving birth safely, calmly, and as gently as possible.  This natural event should not be dominated by fear, anxiety, and tension.

 

"What I am proud of, what seems so simply clear, is that feminism is a way to fight for justice, always in short supply."

-Barbara Strickland

Sack Lunch Seminars are free, fun, informal, and open to everyone!
Sponsored by the Women’s Center, a department in the division of

Student Success


SUB 372, 406-994-3836

Bring your lunch and join us!


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