COBE Connect

The first Tuesday of each month COBE hosts the COBE Connect lunch lecture series in the VCU Student Commons. Each lecture features a different faculty researcher discussing their work as well as a free lunch and opportunity to connect with faculty and students interested in mental health research at VCU.

To find out more, contact COBE Administrative Director Tom Bannard at bannardtn@vcu.edu.

Past Presentations

February 7, 2017 (Video Link)
Seven Years of Spit: An Update and Overview of the Spit for Science Study – Danielle Dick, Director, COBE and Professor, Psychology

December 7, 2016 (Video Link)
The Contemplative Science Research Core – Kirk Warren Brown, Associate Professor, Psychology

November 1, 2016 (Video Link)
Mindfulness 101 – Amanda McGann, Assistant Director for Public Health Research and Education, The Wellness Resource Center, and Elizabeth Bambacus, Student Engagement and Summer Studies Administrator, Strategic Enrollment Management
Active Minds at VCU – Andrea Nguyen, President, Active Minds at VCU (Student Organization)

October 4, 2016 (Video Link)
VCU Students Mental Health – Sydney Brodeur-McDonald, Assistant Director, University Counseling Services

September 7, 2016 (Photo Link)
7 Cups of Tea and Disruptive Innovation in our Mental Health System – Glen Moriarty, CEO, 7 Cups of Tea

May 3, 2016
Drunk in Love; Jessica Salvatore, Assistant Professor, Psychology

April 5, 2016
Through a Tilted Lens: #Alcohol and Instagram – Jeanine Guidry, Candidate, Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture

March 1, 2016
Political Humility; Everett Worthington, Commonwealth Professor, Psychology

February 2, 2016
Free Ice Water – John Freyer, Assistant Professor, VCU Arts
Artfulness – Molly Ransone, Assistant Director of Learning Media Innovation, Alt Lab