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How to Avoid Common Mistakes People Make with Insurance (Brown Bag Lunch Talk)

Visiting Professor Todd Erkis in the Finance Department will discuss his recently published consumer self-help book, What Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know: An Insider Shows You How to Win at Insurance, and answer questions.

Todd is the former Chief Actuary of Lincoln Financial and worked in the insurance industry for over 25 years prior to teaching full time at SJU.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase. It is also available through Amazon.

Tuesday, November 7 noon -1 p.m.
Wachterhauser Seminar Room

(2nd floor, Post Learning Commons)
Bring your lunch. Cookies and drinks will be provided.

This event is co-sponsored by Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library and the Administrative Staff Council.

Please rsvp here.

We look forward to seeing you!

Library Speaker Series — Instruction Librarians Discuss Reliable Information vs. Alternative Facts

What is Fake News? In this age of fake news and alternative facts, students are in greater need than ever for help in determining how and where to find the most reliable information.

Librarians have been providing just such guidance for years. In this session, we will discuss strategies to help you determine if a source is legitimate.

Please mark your calendar and plan to join us on  April 20th, 2:00 PM in the Wachterhauser Seminar Room, Post Learning Commons 2nd Floor.

This event is open to SJU faculty, staff and students. Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

Library Speaker Series – Bill Wolff, Ph.D., assistant professor of Communications and Digital Media

WHAT:  Based on his research and expertise,
Dr. Wolff will present “A Conversation About the Methods, Ethics, and Visualizations of Twitter Archives”.

WHEN:  February 23rd 2:00 PM

WHERE:  Wachterhauser Seminar Room,
2nd Floor Post Learning Commons

WHO:  All are invited. Please plan to join us for what we expect to be a lively discussion.

Light refreshments will be served.

Library Speaker Series — Laura Crispin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics

crispin_photo-1WHAT: Based on her research and expertise, Laura Crispin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics, will be presenting “Fight for $15: Pros and Cons of a Minimum Wage Increase”.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 25th 2:00 – 3:00 PM

WHERE: Wachterhauser Seminar Room,
2nd Floor Post Learning Commons

WHO: All are invited! We hope you can join us for what we expect to be a lively and timely discussion.

Light refreshments will be served.

 

Library Speaker Series — Sam Smith, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Mathematics

WHAT:  Dr. Smith will present from his book, Chance, Strategy, and Choice: An Introduction to the Mathematics of Games and
Elections
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WHEN:  This conversation will take place on Samsmith2Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 3:30-4:30 PM

WHERE:  Wachterhauser Seminar Room, 2nd floor Post Learning Commons.

WHO:  All are invited. Please plan to join us for this fascinating and timely discussion!

Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

 

Library Speaker Series — Reecha Sharma, M.D., ’08 (MS), assistant professor of health services

WHAT:  Enlisting the help of Olivia Correll ’16 and Emily Moore ’16, undergraduate student SCHOLARS from SJU’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support, Dr.  Sharma, M.D. has been
conducting research on
Issues in communication between
physicians and parents of children with autism.

The Library Speaker Series provides an opportunity for her to share some of her findings as well as facilitate a little discussion on the topic.

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WHEN:  Wednesday, September 28, 2016
2:30-3:30 PM

WHERE:  Wachterhauser Seminar Room,
2nd Floor Post Learning Commons

WHO:  You — all are invited! Cookies and drinks will be served.