Scholar Series: Dr. Adam Prus – Psychopharmacology and the Treatment of Schizophrenia

The Library Learning Commons we will be hosting Dr. Adam Prus, Professor and Head of Psychology at Northern Michigan University.  Dr. Prus will review the neuro-pharmacological actions of antipsychotic drugs, which are the primary treatments for schizophrenia.  Along the way, his presentation will discuss the history of diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia, how pharmacological treatments are…

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Microplastics in the Great Lakes – Jeanie Williams

Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 Tiny pieces of harmful plastic, called microplastics, are prevalent in many rivers that flow into the Great Lakes. Ingested microplastics can cause digestive and reproductive problems, as well as death, in fish, birds and other animals. Unhealthy additives in the plastic, including flame retardants and antimicrobials, have been associated with…

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