Marylhurst alumni and faculty in the music therapy program took an active role in the planning and presentation of the 2014 Western Regional American Music Therapy Association conference in Portland.
Friday, October 18, 2013
9 am - 4 pm
Hemlock Room, Villa Maria
Tickets: $25 per person
(includes full-day seminar, continental breakfast, tribal-caught salmon lunch and snacks)
Marylhurst science professor Kyle Dittmer will present a practical real-world view on three environmental crises that seem to be happening at once — and steps you can take to make a better world.
- Immerse yourself in a thought-provoking and factual view on past and future climate change and its impact on the Pacific Northwest.
- Discuss Columbia River salmon, the complex causes of their decline and current status, and what can be done to save this icon of our region.
- Examine the earthquake that struck Japan in 2011, lessons learned and implications for the Pacific Northwest.
Luncheon Speaker: Salmon and First Foods
Gerald Lewis, a member of the Yakama Nation and a member of the Fish & Wildlife Committee of the Yakama Tribal Council, will offer a tribal perspective.
Workshop Presenter: Kyle Dittmer
Dittmer is a USDA-certified meteorologist. He has worked for the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission for the last 14 years as a hydrologist-meterologist. He just published in Climatic Change, a major peer-reviewed scientific journal, on his long-term research and assessment of climate change regarding Columbia River salmon.
Interested in earning academic credit?
Marylhurst students interested in earning academic credit can register for the 1-credit course ENV 360. Visit http://marylhurst.edu/registration-records/register-classes/ for information about how to register for classes at Marylhurst.