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Week of: Sep 04, 2016

Brain Booth Comes to the Library University Library

Take an intentional brain break in the University Library. There are two Library Brain Booth sessions offered weekly on a drop-in basis this semester: Wednesdays 10am-Noon in Library 114 and Thursdays 1pm-3pm in Library 208.

The Library Brain Booth seeks to introduce the Humboldt State community to scientific research on the effects of mindfulness, attention, and contemplation through hands-on tools and activities in an informal, experiential setting. Students are especially encouraged to explore the positive impacts that taking an intentional brain break can have on their academic success. Although the Library Brain Booth recognizes the contributions of people of all faiths and backgrounds to mindfulness and contemplation practices, it has no religious affiliation. People of all abilities, cultures, and faiths are welcome in the Library Brain Booth.
The Brain Booth is organized into several stations with the following available:
• Curated collection of books and DVDs
• Biofeedback machines
• Virtual reality goggles
• FitDesk exercise study bicycles
• Noise cancelling headphones
• Sound machines
• Light therapy lights (aka Seasonal Affective Disorder lamps)
• Chromebooks for trying guided meditations
• Adult coloring and doodling
• Board games (and a Nintendo Wii coming soon!)
• Contemplation activities

Learn more about the Brain Booth by visiting the webpage: http://library.humboldt.edu/brainbooth.html

The Library Brain Booth was made possible through the support of the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation Incentives Grant. For information about the Library Brain Booth, including the research study underway, please contact principal investigator, Marissa Mourer, HSU Librarian for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Shannon Berge Academic and Career Advising Center

Attend the Graduate and Professional School Fair Thursday, September 15
10am to 2pm, On the QUAD

Are you thinking about going to Graduate School? Meet with graduate and professional school representatives to learn more about their programs, deadlines for applying and the selection process for each institution.

Over 35 graduate school programs attending!

For more information, please contact the Academic and Career Advising Center at 707-826-3341.

Week of: Aug 21, 2016

Shannon Berge Center for Community Based Learning

Don’t Miss the Volunteer Fair!

WEDNESDAY, August 31, 2016
10am-2pm
University Center QUAD

STUDENTS, STAFF, FACULTY Invited!

• LEARN about volunteer and training opportunities with local community agencies and HSU programs.
• EXPLORE Academic Internship and Service Learning possibilities for your course requirements.
• MAKE A DIFFERENCE — Become a volunteer!

For more information, please contact the Center for Community Based Learning
707 826-4964 ●

Kim Moon Kinesiology & Recreation Administration

Join the Dept. of Kinesiology for an Open House!

Where: Human Performance Lab
Kinesiology and Athletics Building
Room KA 254B

When: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
11:30 AM -01:00 pm
(Refreshments served)

See you September 6 at the HPL!

Young Sub Kwon, PhD, Lab Director

Get more information online here http://www.humboldt.edu/gamma/NOW_images/kins-open-house.pdf.

Week of: Aug 14, 2016

C.D. Hoyle Physics & Astronomy

Special Seminar: Dr. Stephan Schlamminger

Monday, October 3rd @ 4pm in Science A 475

Save the date! Dr. Stephan Schlamminger from the NIST Physical Measurements Laboratory will give a seminar on recent precision measurements and talk about the effort to redefine the fundamental constants of nature in a consistent framework. Dr. Schlamminger has a long history in precision physics measurements, and he is a very entertaining speaker and outreach advocate. For a description of some of his recent work see:
http://www.nist.gov/pml/div684/planck_constant_value.cfm

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