Conversations about faith and religion are often avoided. In the midst of polarized times such topics can be especially daunting. However, as shared by Rev. Brian E. Konkol, dean of Hendricks Chapel, a key to understanding others lies in having…
Campus Buildings to Glow Red for Women’s Health Awareness
The Hall of Languages and Hendricks Chapel will be aglow in red lights on the evenings of Thursday, Feb. 1, and Friday, Feb. 2, as part of the campus’s efforts to raise awareness for women’s health. Friday marks the 14th anniversary of the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” campaign, and is also National Wear Red Day.
National Wear Red Day—the first Friday in February—brings attention to cardiovascular disease in women by encouraging everyone to wear red and take positive action to live longer, healthier lives. The red dress has since become the iconic symbol of the battle against heart disease in women. Some form of cardiovascular disease affects more than one in every three adult Americans.
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