Upcoming STEM Circuits


Date: Wednesday, January 19th

Time: 12:00-1:30 PM CDT

Tentative Schedule:

12:00-12:10 PM : Welcome and Introduction

12:10-12:55: Hilary de Vries’ Seminar

12:55-1:30 PM: Guided Discussion and Q&A

Description: This event will feature a discussion led by Hilary De Vries, Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness at Northwestern University. Hilary will lead the audience through ways to stay healthy as a person in STEM, staying mindful of the time-consuming nature of the work. Her talk will focus on healthy habits such as exercise, sleep, breathing, and nutrition. The discussion will culminate in a Q&A session where audience members will be able to ask Hilary questions regarding well-being.

Meet our Speaker

Hilary De Vries is the Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness at Northwestern University, and an adjunct lecturer in the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health in Exercise Physiology at Loyola University Chicago. She has her M.S. in Exercise Science – Human Performance, and her M.A. in Higher Education – Administration, as well as certifications from American College of Sports Medicine as an Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP), National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS), and the American Council on Exercise as a Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor.

Specializing in fitness and wellness, as well as student development in a higher education setting, Hilary has worked in collegiate recreation for most of her career. Prior to Northwestern, Hilary worked for recreation programs at Boston College, Loyola University Chicago, and Southern Connecticut State University. The focus of her work is to promote physical and mental wellbeing through the adoption of lifelong, sustainable exercise behaviors.

We can’t wait to see everyone virtually at our event! Please reach out if you have any questions about the event or our organization.

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