Name: LLI: Notables
Date: September 13, 2023 - November 1, 2023
Every Wednesday, September 13 to November 1 1 to 2:30 p.m. Since its beginning, LLI has featured weekly talks by experts, primarily NIU faculty. We’ve learned about topics from ancient Rome to swarming robots. This fall’s topics include the physics of football, social media’s influence on health behaviors, understanding the disease of addiction, artificial intelligence, brewing whiskey, and more. As always, there will be time for questions of our speakers. September 13 Understanding the Baffling Disease of Addiction Paul Priester NIU School of Interdisciplinary Health Professions September 20 Distilling Whiskey in the Corn Fields Jamie Walter Whiskey Acres Distillery, DeKalb September 27 The Questionable Influences of Social Media on Your Health Behaviors Lynn Herrmann Public Health October 4 From Research to Practice: Chronic Disorders in Hearing & Balance Blythe Kitner NIU Audiology Program October 11 Is This the Party to Whom I Am Speaking: How Automation & Artificial Intelligence Are Changing How We Communicate Andrea Guzman NIU Dept. of Communication October 18 The Physics of Football Mike Eads NIU Dept. of Physics October 25 Making Education Out of Jefferson in an Age of Racial Reckoning Kerry Burch NIU Dept. of Leadership, Educational Psychology & Foundations November 1 TBA Attendance for any or all LLI programs this season is $85.00 per person.