Butler University's BUBeWell is the foundation for a transformative and holistic experience. Join our hosts as they discuss topics to foster a positive environment that helps individuals grow, learn, and be the best version of themselves.
9. Josh Coonrod on Mental Health in Horror Films
On today's episode, Kathryn and Shannon talk to Butler professor Dr. Josh Coonrod. Dr. Coonrod teaches the class “Rhetoric in the Horror Film” at Butler, and he has been working with horror films for the past 15 years, working on local films and academically. The three talk about the horror films The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Psycho, Split, Hereditary, Midsommar, and Halloween and the specific links between these films and their portrayal of mental health and illnesses. There are spoilers for these films, in addition to other films like Shutter Island and The Visit.
Listeners can follow Dr. Coonrod on Twitter, @joshcoonrod. To connect with BUBeWell, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Instagram @bubewell.
8. CaPS on Navigating Professional Success and Advice for Graduates
On this episode, Kathryn and Shannon talk to Courtney Rousseau and Sierra Matthews, two career advisors at CaPS (Career and Professional Success).
Courtney is an advisor for LAS and Sierra is an advisor for JCA and CCOM. The two share some tips about changing career plans and what next steps for you could look like, recognizing the positivity in these stressful times, tips on finding a good space to work, and advice for the graduating class of 2020.
Also featured in this episode are Sarah Braunstein and Nick Bentz, two graduating seniors of the class of 2020 to share some of their thoughts about graduating during this time.
For questions, email email@example.com or use Handshake to make appointments with Courtney or Sierra or any other career advisor. You can also find them @butlercareer on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
To get in touch with BUBeWell, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on instagram @BUBeWell.
7. CASE on Dealing with Stress and Finals
On this episode, Kathryn and Shannon talk to Jen Mann, an academic success coach with the CASE office. CASE stands for the Center for Academic Success and Exploration, and used to be called the Learning Resource Center, or LRC. Jen talks about ways students can study for online finals, how to deal with communicating your needs to those you’re quarantining with, and advice on anxieties that come with finals.
Listeners can learn more about CASE at Butler.edu/learning. There you can schedule an academic coaching appointment if you need one, learn about study table opportunities, other labs that are open to help, or even a motivational pep talk before you start a final.
To get in touch with us, email email@example.com or follow us on Instagram @BUBeWell.
6. Juliet King on Creativity and Art
On this episode, Kathryn and Shannon talk to Juliet King, an associate professor of art therapy at George Washington University in DC. Juliet discusses how art therapy works, how the arts are becoming more appreciative during social distancing, and how listeners can get more involved with art.
For feedback on the podcast, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow our Instagram, @BUBeWell.
For more information on art therapy, head to www.arttherapy.org or email Juliet at email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are interested, you can also participate in a study of the effects of sheltering in place on mental health at https://arts.ufl.edu/academics/center-for-arts-in-medicine/researchandpublications/enforced-social-isolation-and-mental-health-covid-19.
5. Lee Farquhar on Social Media
On this episode, Kathryn and Shannon talk to Lee Farquhar, Butler Associate Journalism and Sports Media professor in the College of Communication, about his research in social media. His research focuses on applying social psychological theory to online interactions and online communities. Lee also discusses the phenomenon of comparing yourself on social media to others, shares how his research on Facebook and Instagram could translate to other popular social media networks, and shares different perspectives about social media addiction.
Learn more about Lee's research here: https://stories.butler.edu/content/butler-researcher-shows-link-between-social-media-and-happiness. He can be reached via email at email@example.com.
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4. Natalie Szocs on Staying Fit During Social Distancing
On another remotely recorded episode, Kathryn and Shannon talk to Natalie Szocs, the Assistant Director for Fitness and Marketing for the Office of Recreation and Wellness at Butler University. Natalie shares some advice on working out and how to stay fit during this time without regular resources including shifting your fitness goals, different accounts to go to for virtual workouts, and how snacking is not all bad. There is also a clip from Natalie's yoga class that Kathryn and Shannon took! Email us with feedback at email@example.com and check out our instagram @bubewell.
The places listeners can check out for virtual workouts: PopSugar on YouTube; Yoga with Adriene on YouTube; and @bu.fitness on Instagram to take classes taught by Butler workout instructors, like the class Kathryn and Shannon took.
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