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Alumni Reception and Livingston Lecture

2017 AHSS Alumni reception and livingston lecture


(INFORMATION ON THE 2018 LIVINGSTON LECTURE WILL BE AVAILABLE IN FALL 2017)

markmanNearly 400 AHSS alums, faculty and students gathered in May for the annual Alumni Reception and John C. Livingston Lecture. This year's lecture was presented by Howard Markman, professor of psychology. His lecture, Unraveling the Mysteries of Marital Happiness: Lessons Learned through Research and Practice, examined trends in relationships and marriage, from hooking up to living together to marriage and divorce rates. Professor Markman showed video of real, happy and unhappy couples from over 35 years of research that reveal the predictors of relationship success, problems and divorce. He also shared key relationship skills and principles taught in his Prevention and Relationship Education Program (PREP).

The annual alumni reception and lecture is free and will be held again in spring, 2018.

View this video of Professor Markman's presentation