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UNI observes 9/11 anniversary <br>

August 29, 2002

Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has planned a series of events to mark the one-year anniversary of terrorists' attacks on New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania.

At 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, co-author of the popular Chicken Soup book series, will present an address, 'Chicken Soup for the Soul of America,' in the Maucker Union Expansion.

Students and professors will share personal experiences during 'Teaching Through Crisis: How Instructors and Students Addressed 9/11 in the Classroom,' at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The event will be in the Hemisphere Lounge of the Union, and will be co-facilitated by Gayle Pohl, associate professor; and Victoria DeFrancisco, professor, both in the Department of Communication Studies.

A university-wide moment of silence will be observed at 3 p.m. at the Campanile. At 3:30 p.m. an international student panel will begin in the Union's Hemisphere Lounge.

The Sept. 11 Remembrance Concert, with performances by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony and Metropolitan Chorale, begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. For tickets, call (319) 273-SHOW.