Dr. Tamara Calise, DrPH, M.Ed, professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Boston University and a Senior Research Scientist from John Snow Inc., will be the guest speaker at the Sippican Lands Trust Annual Meeting held in the Lyndon South Auditorium. All are welcome to attend her talk entitled, "Healthy Communities - Connecting Theory with Action." She will discuss innovative ways that community stakeholders - including health organizations, professionals, elected officials, advocates and citizens - can work together to create more vibrant communitites supportive of healthy behaviors.
Crazy weather and climate change: Are they connected?
Does it seem as though the weather gods have gone crazy lately? It is not your imagination. The question on everyone's minds is why? And is it related to climate change? In this presentation, Jennifer Francis, PhD, Research Professor, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, will explain new research that links increasing extreme weather events with human-caused climate change. She will focus particularly on her research that links the rapidly warming and melting Arctic with changes in the jet stream that cause more persistent weather patterns that can lead to extremes such as droughts, cold spells, heat waves, and floods.
The Sippican Choral Society, in conjunction with the Tri-County Symphonic Band, presents “Golden Anniversary Memories” for its 50th Anniversary Spring Concert. The concert will be in the Fireman Performing Arts Center in Hoyt Hall. Here is a local news story for more information.
An idea that came out of our Leadership Symposium, we are holding our first Conflict Cafe. The idea is to learn about a country that the US is discussing a conflict with to widen understanding. Join us for dinner and conversation about Iran. Iranian food will be served in the dining hall, while a discussion about issues we face with Iran will be held in Lillard Living Room. Discussion points will be shared with students in advance to share context and history.
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