Upcoming events at LHU

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University will present the third annual Craig and Marilyn Willis Distinguished Lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the Willis Health Professions Building, room 105, Greenberg Auditorium on the campus. Kathleen M. Gillespie, CEO of the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, will speak on “MAGIC in Response to the Alzheimer’s Epidemic.”

Talk on Brexit

The English and philosophy and of history, political science, international studies and foreign languages departments welcome guest speaker Mark Sachleben to talk about “Brexit? Causes, Reactions and Implications from British and European Perspectives,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Willis Health Professions Building, room 105, Greenburg Auditorium, at the campus.

Sachleben is a professor of political science, teaching European politics, at Shippensburg University. His research involves memory, remembrance and the construction of national identity in the UK and Ireland.

The event is free and open to the public.

‘War and Nature’

The environmental studies program, the Environmental Club and the Global Honors Program will host “War and Nature” by Edmund Russell, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Robinson Learning Center, Hall of Flags room 115 at the campus.

The talk is free and open to the public and will detail Russell’s publication, “War and Nature: Fighting Humans and Insects with Chemicals from World War I to Silent Spring.”

Bob Myers, professor of English and director of environmental studies came across Russell’s book as part of his own research last year.

Kent’s Fest

The Department of Special Education and Council for Exceptional Children student group will host the 18th annual Kent’s Fest celebration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 26 in the East Campus Gymnasium on the campus of the university.

The event provides a musical talent show for children and adults with disabilities located in Clinton, Centre and Lycoming counties.

The theme for this year’s celebration is “Jungle Safari.” Classrooms and organizations will create unique performances to personally selected music throughout the decades.

The event is free and open to the public.

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