Eat by Choice, Not by Habit: Support the Change you Want to See in the World with Sylvia Haskvitz

https://youtu.be/wNgnSIJgYdA Being conscious of one's eating habits can be daunting. Sylvia Haskvitz is here to make this change a positive endeavor full of growth for both you and your clients. Through experiential learning, participants will practice conscious eating, expand their vocabulary of feelings and needs related to eating behavior and learn tools to support clients read more...

Insomnia Fix: The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation – Part 1 by Tamara Hoerner

Could you stay awake for 11 days? In 1965, Randy Gardner, a 17-year old high school student stayed awake for 11 days and 24 minutes or 264.4 hours, to study the effects of sleep deprivation. This is the longest documented case of intentional sleep deprivation without stimulants. After just 2 days, Randy struggled to remain read more…

All About Alumni: Between Two Worlds – An Educational Journey with Nishanga Bliss, DSc, DAIM, LAc

https://youtu.be/P-Jkl7GvpQI Hawthorn is fortunate to have Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition program graduate Nishanga Bliss join us to discuss her education and holistic career thus far and the challenges and opportunities posed by public health crises and economic downturns. She will address her background and how she became drawn to holistic health and nutrition read more...

Mitochondria: More Than Just the Powerhouse of Your Cells with Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath

https://youtu.be/Skn4gFYxZkA We find ourselves in a time where concentrating on our health and well-being is more important than ever. A lot of our personal health depends on the health of our body's mitochondria. Glen Depke takes this opportunity to present training that will help us gain an understanding of the specific impact that mitochondria has read more...

Agriculture as a Cause and a Cure of Climate Change: Consumer Choices that Mitigate Global Warming – Part 2 by Gretchen Kurtenacker, MS, MLS(ASCP), MT(AMT), NTP(NTA)

Part II: The Solutions Figure 1. Farmers Market Table, (Growing Washington, 2016) In 1994 the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was created. It challenged countries to halt ever increasing greenhouse gases (GHGs) in order to slow climate change in time to ensure that ecosystems could adapt, food security could be maintained, and read more…

Ruth Ann Foster

Congratulations to Ruth Ann Foster for graduating from the Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition program with the Summa Cum Laude designation. Ruth recently completed the UNC Chapel Hill Nurse Refresher Program to reactivate her RN license. As a nutrition researcher and health advocate, she has testified at the North Carolina Legislature since 2006 and read more...

Brighid James

Congratulations to Brighid James for graduating Cum Laude from the Nutrition Consultant certificate program. Brighid’s goal is to help people heal their bodies through connecting to themselves, their communities and their environment. Her health coaching work focuses on encouraging people how to find health and balance through whole-foods nutrition, traditional herbs and conscious lifestyle. She read more...

Calm in the Midst of a Storm: How to Center with Dr. Bianca Garilli, Dr. Liz Lipski and Host Paula Bartholomy

https://youtu.be/4iUfbKLJqI0 We hope you are all doing well and staying healthy in these uncertain times; we are here to lend support. Hawthorn University is sharing educational information and resources to help during Covid-19 as many may be struggling with how to implement the new guidelines for living safely, as well as our emotions. Please see read more...

Agriculture as a Cause and a Cure of Climate Change: Consumer Choices that Mitigate Global Warming – Part 1 by Gretchen Kurtenacker, MS, MLS(ASCP), MT(AMT), NTP(NTA)

Part 1: The Problems Figure 1. Global average temperature, (NASA, 2018) Introduction The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), predicts, based upon current levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, that temperatures will increase to 1.5 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels sometime between 2030 to 2052, (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [IPCC], 2018). We have read more…

AAA: How Failure, Continuous Learning, and Self-Care Have Shaped Me as an Entrepreneur with Megan Lyons (MSHN Graduate 2019)

https://youtu.be/JUiLEw0ICDo An insatiable appetite for learning, especially learning from our failures, can be a great teacher to help us progress and grow in life. It can also teach us how to better care for our-selves and others. Hawthorn graduate Megan Lyons will address her background and how she became drawn to holistic health and nutrition read more...