The Department of Philosophy Presents
"Must Everything Have a Cause?"
Wednesday, October 14th @ 1:15 PM
Student Union Room 218
Joint the Philosophy Department for a short presentation by Morganna Lambeth, a Ph.D. student at Northwestern University, on how philosophers Kant and Hume thought about causation. A brief Q & A period will follow.
Thursday, October 15th
10:50 A.M. ALUMNI HALL
MORNING KEYNOTE: GEORGE VUKOTICH, 1871
Motivation, the Entrepreneur, and a Look at Technology and Change; an NEIU Graduate's Journey
5:30 P.M. - RECITAL HALL
EVENING KEYNOTE: KEITH WAKEMAN, SUPERBETTER
Reception to Follow
SuperBetter is a gameful way of living to be Stronger for life. Living gamefully means bringing the same psychological strengths you naturally display when you play games – such as optimism, creativity, courage, and determination – to your real life.
Keith Wakeman is CEO of SuperBetter, a digital health company in Chicago working to reimagine care for mental health & wellbeing. SuperBetter is a gameful way of living to be stronger for life. Nearly half a million people so far have used SuperBetter to achieve personal growth and tackle real-life challenges like depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and post traumatic stress. An entrepreneur & innovator, Keith has been developing ventures to change health behaviors and outcomes for over a decade. Previously, Keith spent nearly 20 years in the food industry where he launched over $1 billion in new products for leading cpg-food companies including Kellogg, Keebler and Nabisco. Keith earned his MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Marketing & Finance and a B.S. degree in Marketing from Illinois State University. He was inducted into the ISU College of Business Alumni Hall of Fame in 2011.