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The Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer, president of the United Church of Christ, will speak about Christian nationalism and the need for religious leaders and people of faith to openly discuss and confront it.
Author will discuss how obsession with physical perfection can be destructive for adolescents.
Devery Anderson will discuss his book, “Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement.” It prompted a television series streaming on Hulu.
With anxiety and challenging behaviors on the rise, adults need effective and easy-to-implement strategies to help young people process critical thoughts and interrupt negative behavior patterns.
An expert in the field will lecture on “Nuclear Accidents, Disasters and the Future” at 4 p.m. March 8 at Elmhurst University.
The webinar will feature an author's talk titled “Live Your Excellence: Bring Your Best Self to Work and Home Every Day.”
Elmhurst Public Library will join libraries across the state of Illinois to host entertaining and hilarious best-selling science author Mary Roach in an online program at 7 p.m. March 1.
Appearing in two webinars with different guests will be a leading psychologist focused on the theme of “Start Them Off Right: Partnerships that Build Early Childhood Success.”
Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger of University of Notre Dame football fame will speak at Elmhurst University on Feb. 23, with a screening of the film "Rudy" planned that evening.
In his humorous, yet practical style, author Josh Shipp will deliver strategies to gain, or regain, the trust of even the most skeptical or oppositional young people.
The guest speaker has authored numerous academic books and articles on classical and contemporary Islam thought, Sufism, women and gender in Islam, Muslims in South Asia and Muslims in America.
Each year about this time, flocks of new monitors, as well as veterans looking for a little refresher course, enroll in training sessions throughout the Chicago region. They are offered via Zoom and in person.
Jim Slusher will lead a discussion about ideas for election reform
The presenter is Catherine Newman, a witty parenting writer and etiquette columnist, who is the academic department coordinator of the Creative Writing Center at Amherst College.
The presentation is on advancing the discussion of anti-racism and social justice. The speaker is co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival, and founding director of the Center for Public Theology and Public Policy at the Yale Divinity School.