Leader in Residence Gives Presentation, Faculty Workshop
Paul Loeb, NMU’s 2005 Leader in Residence, will give a free public presentation titled “Soul of a Citizen, Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time,” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Jamrich Hall room 104.
A writer and researcher originally from California, Loeb has spent 30 years researching citizen responsibility and empowerment. He is the author of five books. The most recent, The Impossible Will Take a Little While, won the Nautilus Award for best social change book of 2004.
Loeb attended Stanford University and New York’s New School for Social Research. He has spoken at more than 300 colleges and universities, including Yale, Columbia and Harvard.
Faculty are also invited to Loeb’s workshop “Teaching for Engagement” from noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the Peter White Lounge. He will discuss ways to get students more civically engaged. A light lunch will be served. Advance registration is requested by calling ext. 1771 by Friday, Sept. 30.
These events are sponsored by the Student Leader Fellowship Program and the Student Activities and Leadership Programs Office.