• THE CENTER FOR
    Human and Community Wellness:

    Community Campus Partnerships for Health

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    Friends of Socrates

    FALL 2011

    September's Question:

    How Different Are We?

    Discussion to follow reading of excerpts from Jim Wooten's book, We Are All the Same: A Story of a Boy's Courage and a Mother's Love

    When: Tuesday, September 13, 4-5 p.m.

    McAllan Hall, Room 302 

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    October's Question:

    Invisible Women?

    Discussion to follow reading of "Invisible Women: Class, Gender, and HIV," a chapter from Paul Farmer's book Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues

    When: Tuesday, October 11, 4-5 p.m.

    McAllan Hall, Room 302 

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    November's Question:

    What is the Meaning of Culture?

    Discussion to follow reading of excerpts from Anne Fadiman's book, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

    When: Tuesday, November 8, 4-5 p.m.

    McAllan Hall, Room 302 

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    December's Question:

    How Do We Know Health Is a Human Right?

    Discussion to follow reading of excerpts from Paul Farmer's "Rethinking Health and Human Rights: Time for a Paradigm Shift" in his book Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor

    When: Tuesday, December 13, 4-5 p.m.

    McAllan Hall, Room 302 

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    Or simply - JOIN US!

    Friends of Socrates

    Spring 2011


    February's Question:

    Are Unexamined Habits Worth Keeping?

    What is a habit? Why do we have habits?

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    March's Question:

    Should We Immunize Babies?

    What is a vaccine? Why do we need vaccines?

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    April's Question:

    Health Is a Human Right: What Are We Doing About It?

    Who is responsible for an individual's health?

    When: Every Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    McAllan Hall, Room 230


    Fall 2010

    Why Question?

    Health and ...

    ... deceit, assault, slavery, genocide, terrorism, sexism, torture, racism, murder, rape, fraud, intimidation, and more.

    When: Every Tuesday, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

    McAllan Hall, Room 230

    RSVP to Bojana Beric at bberic@monmouth.edu

    Or simply - JOIN US!


    Thursday, April 8, 2010

    "On That Day Everybody Ate"

    One Woman's Story of Hope and Possibilities in Haiti

    Margaret Trost

    We'll be discussing poverty, hunger, and possible solutions ... Are there any solutions? What are the solutions?

    11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

    Turrell Boardroom, Bey Hall

    RSVP to Bojana Beric at bberic@monmouth.edu


    Thursday, March 18, 2010

    Fitness and Health: Folly and Virtue

    To exercise, or not, that is the question.

    We’ll philosophize about it while walking
    (Weather permitting)

    11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

    Meet at McAllan Hall #230 Conference Room

    RSVP to Bojana Beric at bberic@monmouth.edu


    Thursday, February 18, 2010

    Is the Unexamined Diet Not Worth Eating?

    What to eat? What to eat?

    We'll philosophize about it over snacks.

    11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

    McAllan Hall #230 Conference Room

    RSVP to Bojana Beric at bberic@monmouth.edu

    Food BannerDeclaration of Human Rights

    December 10, 2009
    11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

    McAllan Hall #230 Conference Room

    Let’s celebrate together 61st birthday of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights!

    Visit www.un.org/en/documents/udhr

    RSVP by December 8, 2009 to Bojana Beric at bberic@monmouth.edu


    YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED FOR A PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY IN HUMAN AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

    • We’ll read together and discuss questions, ideas, and thoughts relevant to health and wellness concepts.
    • Weather permitting and participants’ interest depending, it may be a “walk and talk” session in the future.

    Where: McAllan Hall #230 Conference Room

    When: Second Thursday of the Month during the Academic Year, From 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

    Who: All Inquiring Minds

    RSVP: To Bojana Beric at bberic@monmouth.edu a few days in advance


    Zumba at Monmouth University

    ZUMBA SCHEDULE SPRING 2010

    FREE to Employees and Students of Monmouth University

    LOCATION DATE TIME
    NEW CLASS ADDED!
    Anacon Hall Student Center, 2nd Floor   Tuesday, February 16   6 to 7 p.m.  
    MAC 2nd Floor, inside of track   Thursday, March 18   6 to 7 p.m.  
    MAC 2nd Floor, inside of track   Thursday, March 25   6 to 7 p.m.  
    MAC 2nd Floor, inside of track   Thursday, April 1   6 to 7 p.m.  
    MAC 2nd Floor, inside of track   Thursday, April 8   6 to 7 p.m.  
    MAC 2nd Floor, inside of track   Thursday, April 15   6 to 7 p.m.  
    MAC 2nd Floor, inside of track   Thursday, April 22   6 to 7 p.m.  
    MAC 2nd Floor, inside of track   Thursday, April 29   6 to 7 p.m.  
    MAC 2nd Floor, inside of track   Thursday, May 6   6 to 7 p.m.  


    Who? You and your friends

    What? Zumba at Monmouth University

    Where? Boylan Gym (B101): 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

    When? Thursdays: Nov. 12, 19; Dec. 3, 10, 17, 2009

    Why? It’s a lot of fun!


    Monmouth Area Vegetarian Society

    Events are free and the public is welcome.

    Fall 2011 Events

    Sunday, October 16, 2011, at 5 p.m.

    Vegan Potluck followed by a Lecture by Chris Hirschler Ph.D., MCHES

    5 Compelling Yet Little-Known Reasons to Adopt a Plant-Based Diet

    Event Location: Rebecca Stafford Student Center Cafeteria

    Sunday, October 30, 2011, at 1 p.m.

    Co-Sponsored by MAVS and the PRSSA

    Film Screening of Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead, followed by a Q&A with the film's star and director, Joe Cross, and a Vegan Potluck

    Event Location: Samuel Hays Magill Commons Club, Rooms 107-109

    Sunday, November 13, 2011, at 12 Noon

    Vegan Potluck followed by a Special Guest Speaker

    Event Speaker: Dr. Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M., Author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows

    Event Location: Rebecca Stafford Student Center Cafeteria

    Sunday, December 11, 2011, at 4 p.m.

    Vegan Potluck followed by a Special Guest Speaker

    Event Speaker: Chris Jolly of Live Jolly Foods

    Event Location: Rebecca Stafford Student Center Cafeteria

    Read more about MAVS


    Monmouth University Community Garden

    Community Garden

    Sponsored by the School of Social Work.

    What: The Monmouth University Community Garden is an innovative project which will provide a great location for community and campus members to come together to grow produce and community. Gardeners will have the option of having an individual plot or working on the communal plots. The produce from the communal plots will be donated to local organizations and individuals in need. Come hear more about this exciting opportunity and sign up to participate in the garden!

    When: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 from 7 to 8 p.m.

    Where: Samuel Hayes Magill Commons Club Lounge

    Plots for the garden will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in participating in the garden, but cannot attend, please send an e-mail to sean.foran@gmail.com to find out how to sign up!

    Visit the Monmouth University Community Garden Web site.


    What: Community Garden Forum: Come discuss this exciting opportunity to grow your own food right on campus! We want to hear what you think, so join the forum.

    Where: Magill Commons, Room 107

    When: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009

    More Information: Sean Foran at sean.foran@gmail.com

    Sponsored By: The School of Social Work