FSU Faculty Luncheon Series announces spring lineup

The Florida State University Faculty Luncheon Series has announced its lecture schedule for Spring 2019.

Established in 1981, the series is Florida State’s longest-running, regularly occurring, interdisciplinary lecture series and encourages the FSU and Tallahassee communities to learn about the research and creative activities of FSU’s distinguished faculty, while enjoying lunch.

The Spring 2019 schedule features the following speakers:

Tuesday, Jan. 15
“Building Student Resilience: FSU’s New Online Toolkit”
Karen Oehme, Director, Institute for Family Violence Studies, College of Social Work

Tuesday, Feb. 12
“Performing History in Times of Crisis: The Reshaping of American Life”
Beth Osborne, Associate Professor of Theatre Studies

Tuesday, March 5
“Dietary Protein for Muscle Mass and Weight Loss”
Michael J. Ormsbee, Associate Professor of Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences; Associate Director, Institute of Sports Sciences & Medicine

Tuesday, April 9
“Interior Environment Design: Exploring the Potential to Ease the Homeless Shelter Experience”
Jill Pable, Professor of Interior Architecture and Design

The series takes place at UKirk Tallahassee, formerly the Presbyterian University Center or Westminster House, at 548 W. Park Ave. (on the corner of Park and Copeland). Luncheons begin at 12:15 p.m., and the programs follow at 12:45 p.m., concluding at 1:30 p.m. Parking is available in the lot on the north side of the building.

Lunches cost $10 per session, and reservations are required. Please call (850) 222-6320 for a reservation or email office@ukirktallahassee.com by noon of the Thursday before each luncheon to pay at the door. You may also mail reservation requests to UKirk Tallahassee, 548 W. Park Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32301, with a check made payable to UKirk Tallahassee and clearly marked “Faculty Luncheon Series.”

The Faculty Luncheon Series is co-sponsored by UKirk Tallahassee, the FSU Office of Faculty Development and Advancement and the FSU Faculty and Friends Club.

For more information, please visit http://facultyluncheon.cci.fsu.edu/ or like the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/fsuflspuc/.