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What is a Health Promoting University?

By Mike Kensler “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” World Health Organization. One of the most important outcomes of the COVID pandemic across the United States and beyond has been the realization that the health and…
January 29, 2024
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Sustainability & the Goal of Human Wellbeing 

  “The foremost concern is the wellbeing of humanity and the planet we inhabit.”   ~ The Dalai Lama  Sustainability means so many different things to different people.  Definitions and descriptions are all over the place.  In my humble opinion, some of them are much better than others.  That’s why here…
Mike Kensler
August 12, 2022
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Earth Day and the Overview Effect

“When we look down at the Earth from space we see this amazing, indescribably beautiful planet.  It looks like a living, breathing organism.  But it also at the same time looks extremely fragile.”  Space Shuttle and International Space Station astronaut Ron Garan, Jr.   Photo Credit: NASA   Perspective.  Our…
Mike Kensler
April 18, 2022