Colloquium celebrates music, health and aging

Please join Wichita State’s Regional Institute on Aging for the Music, Health and Aging Colloquium from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 in 102 McKinley Hall, Room 102.

  • Dr. Judy Edworthy, professor emerita from University of Plymouth in the United Kingdom, will give a presentation on “Adapting Our Sound World as we Age.”
  • Steven Chong, a WSU graduate student, will present “Music Listening as Laughter.”
  • Kylie Darland — a graduate student in speech, language and pathology — will give a talk on “Melodic Intonation Therapy for Persons with Aphasia.”

A reception for the event begins at 3 p.m., and presentations will follow at 3:30 p.m. A networking discussion session will follow from 4:30 to 5 pm.