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Screening and Discussion: Weight of the Nation (Part 2: Choices)

Weight of the Nation logo: To win we have to lose: Confronting America's obesity epidemic

The Exercise and Health Sciences Club, along with the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Exercise and Health Sciences Department, and Office of Research, will host a screening of a portion of the HBO documentary Weight of the Nation.

Immediately following the screening, there will be an expert panel discussion involving UMass Boston faculty, staff, and students. You're invited to engage in a discussion around topics concerning successful strategies for weight loss, and resources and challenges confronting obesity in our own UMass Boston community. 

There will be a second screening and panel discussion on Tuesday, March 5, at 5:30 p.m. in Campus Center Ballroom C, around the topic of challenges.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.

Event Cost: Free | Register Now»