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One in five US adults aged 18 or older experience mental illness in a given year. Like most schools, Augsburg is seeing the impact of this trend on our students, both in and out of the classroom.
Join the Center for Teaching and Learning in their sponsored event viewing the brand new exhibit: Mental Health: Mind Matters at the Science Museum of Minnesota, followed by a discussion led by campus staff/faculty on this topic. “This groundbreaking exhibition aims to build a greater understanding of the importance of mental health and create a safe space for important conversations about mental illness. Hands-on experience through the Mental Health: Mind Matters exhibit brings you closer to the facts, feelings, and issues surrounding this topic that touches so many lives.” – from Science Museum Minnesota website
Attendees will meet at the Science Museum and will be provided free admission to the exhibit. Following the viewing, attendees will engage in a facilitated discussion of how this topic relates to Augsburg University and our students.
9:30-11:00 am Mental Health: Mind Matters Exhibit viewing
11:15-12:00 pm: Facilitated group discussion at the beautiful St. Paul Public Library (4th floor)
12:00: Lunch on your own, explore the Science Museum more, or return to campus
*Attending this event counts toward the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate
RSVP by Thursday, August 20th at the following website: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdHSsJBp0XYfNyrlLvqWcvISXAOQ6qDPBHg-aXlFg0lRWC8JQ/viewform