May 9, 2018|Campus Life, Events, Soapbox|

Julie Cosenza – Communication, Learning Disabilities and Higher Education

May 9, 2018|Campus Life, Events, Soapbox|

Let’s face it—no one has ever heard the term dyslexia and felt warm and fuzzy about it. Instead, the term conjures thoughts of deficiency, difficulty, and a fate of academic underachievement. But Julie Cosenza, academic counselor at JFK University, aims to reconstruct limiting beliefs such as these surrounding learning disabilities. With Cosenza at the helm, [...]

May 3, 2018|Community, Events, Undergraduate Success Center|

Roadmap to Latino Prosperity Forum at John F. Kennedy University Paves the Way Toward the Future of Latinos and of the United States as a Whole

May 3, 2018|Community, Events, Undergraduate Success Center|

What exactly is Latino prosperity? According to Mara Perez, Founder of Latino Futures, the think-tank-centered initiative fueling the Latino Prosperity Movement, “Latino prosperity is Latino socio-economic prosperity for the wellbeing of Latinos in the United States and for the country as a whole.” By 2060, 30% of the United States population will be Latino. That [...]

John Banks And Dr. David Peterzel – The Psychology of Virtual Reality 2.0

As the long-heralded technology enabling virtual reality (VR) hits the mainstream, it is raising an entirely new realm of questions about the nature of self and one’s relation to the world and to others. The psychology of VR explores, among other things, the experience of the self in virtual realities, where notions of personal [...]

Holistic Counseling Studies Graduate Pam Costa Talks Sex and Relationships at TEDX Stanford… and the Thursday Soapbox Here at JFK

How does one go from a high tech career at places like Apple and Facebook to establishing herself as an expert in sex and relationship therapy? Pam Costa’s journey began with addressing her own struggles in maintaining longterm sexual desire in a marriage. What she ended up discovering has become her passion, her work, and [...]

April 28, 2018|Community, Events, Innovation and Creative Technology|

ModCreative’s Surprise Keynote Speaker Announced! Introducing ILMxLABs Maggie Oh

April 28, 2018|Community, Events, Innovation and Creative Technology|

Between roundtable brainstorming sessions, the ModCreative think-tank event hosted by John F. Kennedy’s Innovation and Creative Technology program will feature a 30-minute keynote address by a preeminent Bay Area innovator. That speaker has just been announced as leader, creator, and engineer Maggie Oh. Oh is currently Technical PM at ILMxLAB's Advanced Development Group, the immersive [...]

April 27, 2018|Community, Events, Innovation and Creative Technology|

MOD Creative’s Roundtable Format Promotes Shared Inquiry among Experts, Professionals, Newbies, and You

April 27, 2018|Community, Events, Innovation and Creative Technology|

As individuals, each of us has our own unique set of knowledge, skills, and perspectives to bring to the table. When individuals with similar interests and different backgrounds get together to focus intimately and intently on a specific topic, a productive space of ideas and connections can open up. The format of John F. [...]

April 23, 2018|Community, Events, Innovation and Creative Technology|

MOD Creative Speaker Lineup is Up and Looking Impressive

April 23, 2018|Community, Events, Innovation and Creative Technology|

The discussion leaders for John F. Kennedy University’s upcoming MOD Creative think tank style event have been announced and they include an exciting array of Bay Area makers and shakers. The MOD Creative event, hosted by the Innovation and Creative Technology program and moderated by Program Chair and artist John Banks, will bring these innovators [...]

April 12, 2018|Community, Events, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy, Soapbox|

Kids Save The World

April 12, 2018|Community, Events, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy, Soapbox|

Our children will change the world; some just aren’t going to wait to grow up to do it. At this week’s Thursday Soapbox Lecture, meet child philanthropists like 9-year old CEO of Oakland-based Livanthropy, Olivia Janae; and learn how they started their own non-profits. John F. Kennedy University Lecture and Event Series Thursday Soapbox, continues the [...]

April 4, 2018|Community, Events|

Alimentación ancestral para la salud

April 4, 2018|Community, Events|

¿Alguna vez te has preguntado si la comida que tus antepasados ​​comieron tiene algún efecto en tu salud hoy día? ¡Paula Szloboda puede responder a esta pregunta! Paula Szloboda, nutricionista tribal y cocinera terapéutica, estudia la relación entre los alimentos y las enfermedades desde una perspectiva holística. Ella trabaja en la zona de Taos Pueblo [...]

April 4, 2018|Community, Events|

Ancestral Foodways for Health

April 4, 2018|Community, Events|

Have you ever wondered if your ancestors’ diets influence your health today? Paula Szloboda answers this question! Paula Szloboda is a licensed nurse, tribal nutritionist and therapeutic chef who studies the relationship between food and disease from a holistic perspective. She works in Taos Pueblo in Taos, New Mexico, and serves nineteen pueblos through the [...]

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