The Wil Alexander Wholeness Series (WAWS) carries the name of one of Loma Linda University’s best-known and most-beloved educators, Wil Alexander, PhD. The series is dedicated to honoring Dr. Alexander’s legacy of whole-person care by presenting workshops on topics relating to wholeness, wellness, spiritual values, professional development, care of creation and service. WAWS workshops are held from 5:00 to 5:50 pm, fall through spring quarters, on specified Wednesdays in Damazo Amphitheater, Centennial Complex.

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend these free events; reservations are not required.

Questions? Contact Lizzie Rios lrios@llu.edu (ext. 83378) or Yolanda Martinez ymartinez@llu.edu (ext. 43787).

DateWorkshop SpeakerTitleWorkshop DescriptionLocationMedia
10/24/18
5-5:50 pm
Roger Seheult, MD

Sleep on it! Improving sleep for optimal learning and better health

In an average life, we will spend more time sleeping than on formal education.  Yet, we often sacrifice one for the other. Learn about the importance of sleep and understand simple behaviors that we can adopt to improve our sleep and ultimately our lives.  Centennial Complex, Damazo Amphitheater

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11/14/18
5-5:50 pm
Jennifer McDonald

Connection, Compassion and Communication: A framework for excellence in patient-centered care

Learn ways to enhance connections with others through positive communication and compassion by learning about the LLUH CLEAR Connect GRETE patient-centered care model. GRETE = Greet with kindness; Recognize and introduce; Explain purpose; Time - provide Timeframe; Engage and invite a response

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11/28/18
5-5:50 pm
Sigve Tonstad, MD, MA, PhD

Take a break! The Sabbath as meaning-maker in busy lives

Discover ways to deepen the meaning of the Sabbath in thought, practice and ministry and understand the gift of the Sabbath rest for renewal and rejuvenation of mind, body and spirit.Centennial Complex, Damazo Amphitheater

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01/09/19
5-5:50 pm
Barney Scout Mann

Exploring America’s wilderness: Stories from the Pacific Crest, Appalachian, and the Continental Divide Trails

Come for the pictures and stay for the stories! Join Barney Scout Mann, author and adventurer, as he shares stories, photos and videos from America’s Triple Crown Trails: The Pacific Crest, Appalachian and Continental Divide Trails.Centennial Complex, Damazo Amphitheater

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01/23/19
5-5:50 pm
Olivia Moses, DrPHFood for thought: Building brain power through nutritionExplore our country’s current food culture and learn ways to improve health through diet.Centennial Complex, Damazo AmphitheaterDownload Flyer
02/27/19
5-5:50 pm
Student video competition

Wil Alexander Wholeness Series Student Film Festival: Depictions of love

View student-produced films depicting the theme “Love is…” and select the winning producer of this student film festival. A $200 prize will be awarded and the winner will be interviewed at the conclusion of the event.

Centennial Complex, Damazo Amphitheater

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03/06/19
5-5:50 pm

Alan Fadling, M. Div.

Unhurried Living: Healthy rhythms of work and rest

Rest deeper, live fuller and lead better. Many people feel hurried, and hurry is costing them more than they realize. Alan Fadling, M.Div., President and Founder of Unhurried Living, Inc., will provide resources and training to help attendees learn to live and lead from fullness rather than leading on empty.

Centennial Complex, Damazo Amphitheater

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04/10/19
5-5:50 pm
Hyatt Moore, MA

Blessed are We: Christian artist Hyatt Moore’s inclusive interpretation of the Beatitudes

Christian artist, Hyatt Moore, will share his inspirational story behind the creation of his art pieces based on the Beatitudes. Moore will reflect on Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in which the Beatitudes were revealed and written about in Matthew 5:3-10.

Centennial Complex, Damazo Amphitheater

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