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 SPRING 2015 


 

FEBRUARY
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10
MACKIN-MAILANDER ALUMNI LECTURE: BILLIE SPRINGER LARKIN (’70) 

Larkin is the executive director of the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Illinois, located in Springfield. Her position involves producing legislation, the oversight of boards and multidisciplinary teams, as well as providing technology assistance and training. Billie was appointed by the Governor’s office to the Committee on Children and Family in Illinois in 2013.

7:30 P.M. (reception to follow)
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

march
TUESDAY, MARCH 17
MACKIN-MAILANDER FACULTY LECTURE: DEAN MANTERNACH, Ph.D.
SEARCHING FAITH: CATCHING FIRE

At midlife a teacher redefines who he is becoming. Experiencing a vision quest and a sacred pilgrimage, new action unfolds. Asking important and defining questions can be risky! Seeking adult maturity has costs, but we ultimately name who we are becoming and how we are influencing the shape of the communities to which we belong. Is it worth the effort?

7:30 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

TUESDAY, MARCH 24
MARY MURPHY, BVM, ENDOWED LECTURE IN BIOLOGY: LORI WALLRATH, PH.D.

Wallrath is a professor of biochemistry at the University of Iowa. Her research is focused on the role of chromatin packaging, gene expression and nuclear organization, with respect to human disease.

7:30 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

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