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Nancy Brown Keynote Highlights Opening Day of SEC Symposium

09.21.2014
The second-annual Southeastern Conference Symposium began on Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. The opening day featured two sessions and was highlighted by a keynote address from Nancy Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the American Heart Association. Brown spoke on the idea of creating a &ldq... Read More

Keys to Preventing Obesity from University of South Carolina Researchers

09.19.2014
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third (78.6 million) of adults in the U.S. are obese. But while many focus on treating obesity, the 2014 SEC Symposium is bringing together some of the top researchers at SEC universities who are looking to stop obesity ... Read More

2014 SEC Symposium Begins Sunday

09.18.2014
The second annual Southeastern Conference Symposium, entitled Prevention of Obesity: Overcoming a 21st Century Public Health Challenge, begins this Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. The three-day event is designed to address a significant scholarly issue by utilizing the range of disciplines ... Read More

SEC Network Coverage Plans For SEC Symposium Announced

09.17.2014
The Southeastern Conference announced on Wednesday that the SEC Network will cover the 2014 Southeastern Conference Symposium, highlighted by a live digital stream of the opening keynote address from Nancy Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the American Heart Association. Entitled Prevention of Obes... Read More

Undergraduate Students Play Key Role At SEC Symposium

09.15.2014
By: Sean Cartell September 15, 2014     BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Designed to address a significant scholarly issue by utilizing the range of disciplinary strengths of all Southeastern Conference universities, the annual SEC Symposium is an opportunity for collaboration among SEC facu... Read More