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August 2020

Immersion Auditions

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on August 28 at 6:00 pm

James Thomas Black Box Theatre Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States + Google Map
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Theatre Department Team Building Field Trip

August 29
100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Your Beautiful Bendable Buildable Brain

August 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Join me for an exploration of techniques you can use to develop a more adaptive and responsive brain. We’ll talk about how eager your brain is to help you learn new things. We’ll try out “talking” to your brains to let it know when you need a change. And, we’ll look at what happens to your brain when you are kinder to it. I guarantee that we will change your brain, at least a little bit, before we are through…

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September 2020

“Why Confederate monuments are painful to me.”

September 07 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Join Jonathan McCoy, Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Instructor of History for a conversation that will look at the divide in our nation on how people view what the Confederacy stood for. States’ rights and southern heritage are the popular stated reasons given supporting honoring the Confederacy while the racial injustice of slavery is desensitized. But, for myself and others, Confederate monuments aren’t symbols of an ideal era. They are reminders of real events, past and present rooted in…

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Brain Insights to Make Life Better

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
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Are you curious about your brain and want to know how to work with it rather than against it? Please join Dr. Ann Peiffer, Associate Professor of Psychology,  for a presentation inspired by several digital posts published this summer such as, The Mammalian Brain Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep, and How to Declutter Your Mind, The Surprising Link between Stress and Memory and  How does Nature Influence Human Health, and What Social Isolation means for the…

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Constitution Day – GET OUT AND VOTE!!

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dr. Jonathan Rose and Dr. Heather Hawn in the political science program will discuss how to register and vote and take student questions.  This is in celebration of Constitution Day, 9/17! Join via Zoom

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Let’s debate: Does the US Owe Reparations for Slavery?

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Dr. Heather Hawn (Political Science) and Dr. Marc Mullinax (Philosophy and Religion) will discuss the important issue of whether the US should have a policy for reparations for the descendants of enslaved people.  Dr. Mullinax will argue that this should occur due to the harm of slavery and Jim Crow that have continued to harm Black people in the US socially, politically, and economically. “Until this reckoning happens, forget racial reconciliation,” he says. Dr. Hawn respects the conversation around this…

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Grad School Panel

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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This will be a Zoom webinar hosted by the Alpha Chi Honor Society. We will have a panel of MHU professors and recent alums sharing their experiences and answering questions about graduate school and the grad school application process. Join via Zoom If you need a passcode, use 590991.

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Faculty Biennial Art Show

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 25

Weizenblatt Gallery, 79 Cascade Street
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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October 2020

Animal Rights Film

October 01 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Belk Auditorium, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Viewing of ASPCA film "Second Chance Dogs: The extraordinary journey from rescue to home." Come learn about rescue dogs, their rehabilitation and the adoption process.

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Protected: Spring/Summer 2020 Graduation Recognition (Tickets)

We will host a walk-through graduation recognition on Lunsford Commons. Graduates will process across the quad to a stage in front of the fountain, receive their diploma, and have their photo taken. Tickets for Spring and Summer 2020 graduates are limited to 7 tickets per graduate in order to maintain area regulations that prevent us from mass gatherings. We will follow all local and state guidelines. Ticket reservations will end at midnight on Sunday, September 27.

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Presidential Election 2020 – Trump v. Biden – Your Voice, Your Vote!

October 05 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Heather Hawn and Dr. Jonathan Rose, in the Political Science program, will discuss why students may want to consider a vote for Donald Trump (Hawn) or Joe Biden (Rose).  They will present each candidate’s past and proposed policies and potential plans for the next four years. (Q&A afterwards) Join via Zoom This event is part of the “Making Connections” Series. Every Monday at 4:00 pm via Zoom, students and other members of the MHU community will gather to hear…

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