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UNI Women's Studies Program to celebrate Women's History Month in March

February 26, 2003

Susan Hill, director, UNI Undergraduate Program in Women's Studies, (319) 273-7195
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will participate in the nationally celebrated Women's History Month by featuring a number of on-campus events throughout the month of March. In addition to ongoing programming related to women's studies and gender issues, special activities have been planned.

Among special activities coordinated through the Women's Studies Program are:

- Women's Studies Spring Reception, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Monday, March 3, in Baker Hall Room 161;

-Women's Studies Night at the Theatre UNI production of 'Roosters,' Friday, March 7, at the Strayer-Wood Theatre;

- A discussion by Women's Studies students and faculty of 'The Book That Changed My Life,' from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, March 10, in Baker Hall Room 161.

- 'From Bombs to Breast Cancer: Women and War Stories,' featuring Evelyne Accad, professor of French at the University of Illinois-Champaign, from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 24, in Seerley Hall Room 115,

-'Report on the Status of Women in Iowa,' featuring UNI alumnae April Shaw, policy analyst with the Institute for Women's Policy Research, in Washington, D.C., from 3 to 5 p.m. in Baker Hall Room 161.

For additional information, contact Susan Hill, director, UNI Undergraduate Program in Women's Studies, (319) 273-7195.