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CONTACT: ASMITA M. J.
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242

Release: Immediate

Register columnist Basu to keynote WRAC 25th anniversary celebration

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Rekha Basu, columnist for the Des Moines Register, will deliver the keynote address when the Women's Resource and Action Center at the University of Iowa celebrates its 25th anniversary with a convocation Monday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Triangle Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union.

The convocation, which is being held in conjunction with the annual International Women's Month observance, will also feature a performance of the UI Women's Chorale and displays highlighting WRAC's history, Outstanding Women of 1997, and the UI Women's Honor Roll.

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsors are the UI Council on the Status of Women, Delta Delta Delta, and Women in Science and Engineering.

For more information, contact Asmita M.J. or Laurie Haag at WRAC, phone (319) 335-1486.

2/25/97