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Becoming Your Best Self: The New Science of Stress and Willpower

Hilton Garden Inn, 53995 Indiana 933, South Bend
One of Forbes 20 Most Inspiring Women and bestselling author
of The Willpower Instinct, and The Neuroscience of Change,
Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., is passionate about exploring the latest
research on motivation, temptation and procrastination, and turning
them into easy-to-use ideas to transform habits, persevere
at challenges and make successful changes.
Join us for an evening of insights and strategies!
Kelly’s upbeat, dynamic, and humor-filled style
makes it easy to grasp new ways to achieve your
personal and professional goals.

To reserve your seat for this FREE event call 574-647-6628

Author Tom Peters to speak at 2014 HR Indiana Conference and VIP breakfast

JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis.
2014 Annual HR Indiana Conference from August 25-27.
World-renowned author Tom Peters will be the closing keynote speaker for the 20th Annual HR Indiana Conference. Peters also will be presenting at a VIP breakfast with local business executives on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the Indiana State Museum. For more information about the conference or the VIP Breakfast, visit or call (317) 841-8202.

Mark Records, Conference Administrator, (317) 841-8202,

The 2012 McMahon Aquinas Lecture

Sep 5, 2012 7pm

Saint Mary's College, Student Center Lounge
Professor John Haldane, Director of the Centre for Ethics,Philosophy and Public Affairs at St. Andrews University in Scotland, Chairman of the Royal Institute for Philosophy in London, and Consultor to the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture in Rome, will explore two very different accounts of the nature of human beings and their place in the Universe--those of the contemporary philosopher Thomas Nagel and of the great medieval theologian Thomas Aquinas--considering how these relate to the question of evolution. No charge and open to the public. Reception to follow. For more information, please visit

Professor Michael Waddell, Saint Mary's College, 574-284-4169

Christian Culture Lecture

Sep 25, 2012 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Saint Mary's College, O'Laughlin Auditorium
James Carroll, “one of the most adept and versatile writers on the American scene today” (Denver Post), is the award-winning author, columnist for The Boston Globe, and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University in Boston, will discuss the tension between religious tradition and change and how institutional reform must be brought to completion.

Reserve free tickets online at or (574) 284-4626.

For more information, please visit: or (574) 284-4626