Lobo Living Room

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The Lobo Living Room is a venue that features notable UNM alumni discussing, demonstrating, or performing in their areas of expertise, or UNM alumni-related events.

Lobo Living Room discussions, demonstrations, or performances may feature topics that are currently making headlines or are historically significant. Lobo Living Room can be held at Hodgin Hall, other UNM venues such as The Pit or Popejoy Hall, and locations hosting UNM alumni events such as chapter events and alumni homes.

The Secrets of Longevity

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Hodgin Hall Alumni Center, UNM Main Campus
Presented by Dr. Len Kravitz
UNM Program Coordinator of Exercise Science and Researcher

Join Dr. Len Kravitz as he reveals and discusses the "secret" characteristics, behaviors, and lifestyles of people who live long and high-quality lives. All relevant material presented is based on scientific research. Everyone attending will leave with an action plan to live life to its fullest.

Len Kravitz, Ph.D., is the Program Coordinator of Exercise Science and Researcher at the University of New Mexico where he won the "Outstanding Teacher of the Year" award. Len was honored with the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award from San Jose State University, the 2009 Canadian Fitness Professional “Specialty Presenter of the Year” award and chosen as the American Council on Exercise 2006 "Fitness Educator of the Year”. He also has received the prestigious Canadian Fitness Professional “Lifetime Achievement Award” and the “Global Award” from the Aquatic Exercise Association.

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This presentation is free and open to the public. RSVP required by January 22, 2015. A reception will follow. Limited parking is available in the Hodgin Hall guest parking lot, east of the building. Free parking is available in the B lot at University and Central Ave. For additional information contact us at (505) 277-5808 or at llr@unmalumni.org.

2014 Lobo Living Room Events:

November 2014, Cooperation: A Story of Ants, Robots and Your Own Cells:
Dr. Moses, Professor of Computer Sciences, reveals the similarities between ant or ant colonies, elephants, and computers.

October 2014, Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash: Flickr
Pulitzer Prize winning author, Edward Humes, discusses his book, Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, bringing awareness of America's largest export, most prodigious product and greatest legacy -- the biggest thing we make -- our trash.

August 2014, Geronimo, In History and Legend: Flickr/Albuquerque Journal
Geronimo, the Chiricahua warrior, is the most famous of all the American Indian leaders. Once he was feared and hated by American society, but now he is celebrated as a great patriot chief. How and why that happened was the focus of Paul Hutton’s talk.

May 2014, A Night at the Opera: Flickr
A Night at the Opera included: tours of the Santa Fe Opera facility, costume, and design shops; performance of "Avastar"; and a reception, hosted by the UNM Alumni Association, the UNM Foundation and the College of Fine Arts

April 2014, KNME Confidential: Flickr
Attendees experienced a tour of the facility (including the Studio and Master Control Room), had an opportunity to experience both sides of the camera as they film and were filmed for the KNME Public Television Gettysburg Project.

March 2014, Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Program: Flickr
Miguel Gandert, IFDM Director, gave an overview of the IFDM Program and how students are guided through the world of new and emerging technologies. Participants played “Siphon”, the video game and had a special viewing of “Ritz & Spitz” the award winning student film.

February 2014, America Seen from Afar: Flickr/Youtube
Presentation by Mr. David Campbell, distinguished UNM alumnus and Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State. Campbell addressed the perceptions of America from abroad, both positive and negative, and touched on the rise of the BRICS in international diplomacy.

January 2014, History of Underwear: Flickr/Albuquerque Journal
Presented by Dorothy Baca, professor and costume designer for the UNM Department of Theatre and Dance.

2013 Lobo Living Room Online:

Sacred Places in New Mexico: Flickr
A Chile Chat: Flickr
Visualize 3D Printing: Flickr
Curanderismo and Ancestral Healing: Flickr
Flamenco Fever: Flickr
Behind the Ball: Lobo Football Spring Training: Flickr
CSI/OMI: An Investigative Look: Flickr/Youtube
Of Zombies and Brains: Flickr/webcast

Last Updated: November 12, 2014