Lyn Freeman offers talk on adapting mind and mood states for optimal health outcomes

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Lyn Freeman earned her degree in psychology with an emphasis in mind-body therapies, such as meditation, relaxation and imagery, as medical intervention for chronic disease.

She is the author of the first comprehensive college textbook on the outcomes of complementary therapies called “Mosby’s Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a Research-Based Approach,” (Mosby, 2004[3rd Ed.])

In this talk, titled: “Adapting Mind and Mood State for Optimal Health Outcomes: Aging, Cancer and Addictive Behaviors” Freeman discusses the field of psychoneuroimmunology and how the mind and body become conditioned to behave in certain ways. This event was sponsored with Human Services Course (HUMS) 416.

The podcast was recorded on Oct. 6, 2011.

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For More Information:

Lyn Freeman
Bio page, from CompMed Alaska

Steve Barnes exonerated through DNA evidence after 20 years in prison

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Steve Barnes of New York state was wrongfully imprisoned 20 years for murder and rape. He was exonerated through DNA testing in 2008. His talk in Alaska was sponsored by the Alaska Innocence Project and the UAA Justice Center.

This podcast was recorded Nov. 2, 2011.

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UAA Justice Center blog
Overflow crowd listens to Steven Barnes tell of being wrongly imprisoned for 20 years
The Northern Light
Falsely imprisoned for 20 years, Steve Barnes speaks at UAA
KTUU video
Innocent man released after 20 years
Alaska Innocence Project
Non profit, website
UAA Justice Center

Refugees and immigrants in Anchorage

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Learn the current status of refugees and immigrants in Alaska by listening to this panel, moderated by Judith Owens-Manley, director of UAA’s Center for Community Engagement and Learning. The panel includes Karen Ferguson, director of the Refugee Assistance and Immigration Service; Catherine Sullivan, a UAA professor of nursing involved with refugee programs; and Robin Bronen, founder of the Alaska Immigration Justice Project. This event was part of the CCEL’s Engage Week 2011.

This podcast was recorded Oct. 20, 2011 at the UAA Campus Bookstore.

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Karen Ferguson, Refugee Assistance and Immigration Service
Refugee assistance through Catholic Social Services
Robin Bronen, Alaska Immigration Justice Project
Dedicated to protecting the human rights of immigrants and refugees
Catherine Sullivan, UAA School of Nursing
Bio page
Judith Owens-Manley, CCEL
UAA Community Engagement and Learning website