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CONTACT: LAURIE HAAG
Women's Resource and Action Center
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-1486
e-mail:laurgie-haag@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

March 28 celebration and dance will mark end of International Women's Month

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The observance of International Women's Month on the University of Iowa campus will culminate Saturday, March 28 with a celebration and dance in the Wheelroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

The evening's entertainment will feature a performance by actress/story-teller Nancy Duncan, readings by UI students Rita Rawson, Junko Kobayashi and Katie Geha, and dance music provided by Orinoco, a band of Venezuelan students. Elizabeth Swanson, UI associate dean of International Programs, will provide brief comments to open the event.

Co-sponsors of the celebration and dance include the Women's Resource and Action Center, Association of University Women, Council on the Status of Women, Women in Computer Science, Women in Science and Engineering, the Latino-Native American Cultural Center, the Afro-American Cultural Center, and International Programs.

3/26/98