Archives for: September 2014

Visiting Scholar Louis Mazzari, Ph.D., Reflects on Teaching American History—In Istanbul

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Georgian Court University welcomes Dr. Louis Mazzari, an assistant professor of American Studies at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. He is presenting two lectures—one on American writer Philip Wylie on Tuesday, Sept. 30 and another talk on Teaching in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 1. Reservations should be made through GCU’s Office of Conferences and Special Events.

“Last semester I met Louis Mazzari at an American Studies conference in The Hague,” said GCU Professor of History Scott Bennett, Ph.D. “He is a dynamic, articulate, and compelling speaker. Without exaggeration, he is among the finest academic speakers I’ve ever heard.” Currently on sabbatical, Dr. Mazzari is researching a biography of writer Philip Wylie, whose papers are at Princeton University.

Georgian Court University welcomes Dr. Louis Mazzari, an assistant professor of American Studies at Bogazici University...

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Dr. Robert Wicks examines ‘perspective’ at Georgian Court University

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Having a healthy perspective on life doesn’t just happen—we have to work at it by being mindful, grateful, and by making time to reflect, clinical psychologist Robert J. Wicks, Psy.D., offers in his latest book, Perspective: The Calm in the Storm. The Loyola University professor and expert on resilience will share his experiences, advice and tips on the topic at Georgian Court University, Sunday, October 5, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the university’s historic Casino auditorium. This free event is open to the public, and reservations are required.

Having a healthy perspective on life doesn’t just happen—we have to work at it by being mindful, grateful, and by making...

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Author Visits GCU to Discuss Mercy in Everyday Life

Author Kerry Weber vists GCU to talk about her book, "Mercy in the City."

Kerry Weber will speak to the GCU community about her experiences incorporating the seven Corporal Acts of Mercy into daily life.

Author Kerry Weber will visit Georgian Court University this November to discuss her experience incorporating Mercy into her daily life while still holding onto her day job. Weber, now 32, decided to conduct an experiment when she was 29-years-old where she incorporated the seven Corporal Works of Mercy as part of her Lenten discipline.

Kerry Weber will speak to the GCU community about her experiences incorporating the seven Corporal Acts of Mercy into da...

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