On Nov. 19, 1863, nearly 150 years ago, Lincoln gave his historic Gettysburg Address, which is still being taught and recited today. As the nation reflects, UAB will host “Abraham Lincoln: Image and Reality,” a week featuring lectures, a musical performance and a film screening, and then culminating with a talk by one of this country’s most prominent historians, Eric Foner, Ph.D.
“This is a huge honor for Cahill, and I think it also makes us proud,” Kasman said.
“I think depression is a spectrum, and full-on depression is when you experience things like impaired appetite, disrupted sleep, lack of concentration and ruminative thoughts,” said Diane Tucker, Ph.D., professor of psychology. “Feelings of discouragement or the blues are on that continuum, and I think it is important to be attentive to those feelings.” Tucker said when one is down in the dumps, he or she should look at his or her “life equation”: how time is being spent and what is being done to help nourish self-worth.