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Release: Feb. 1, 2001
UI hosts open meeting on human rights
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Human Rights Committee at the University of Iowa
will host "Iowa City Yesterday and Today," an open meeting about
human rights as it affects the larger population, given by Philip Hubbard,
vice president and professor emeritus, UI College of Engineering. The event
begins at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8 in the Penn Sate Room (Third Floor) of
the Iowa Memorial Union.
Hubbard plans to review some of the facts about human rights beginning with
the Depression up to the present time, emphasizing some of the changes he
believes have been improvements for all mankind.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of
Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires
an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the
Human Rights Committee at 335-3557.
Marshall to speak about Oceania at Feb. 5 International Mondays
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- International Mondays continues its spring lecture series
with Mac Marshall, a professor of anthropology in the University of Iowa College
of Liberal Arts, speaking about "Market Highs: Alcohol, Drugs, and the
Global Economy in Oceania." His presentation begins at noon Monday, Feb.
5 in the International Center Lounge on the UI campus. The series is open
to the public and includes a free lunch.
Marshall's talk will highlight the ways that global economic forces have
impinged upon indigenous people and introduced legal drugs in the market economies
of Pacific Islands countries. He is the editor of Medical Anthropology Quarterly
and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Community and Behavioral
Health at the UI College of Public Health.
International Mondays is sponsored by UI International Programs and presents
weekly discussions with individuals who have had international experiences.
For more information, call Fairouz Abu-Ghazaleh at (319) 335-1442.
Hawk's Nest committee sponsors blood drive Feb. 9
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Hawk's Nest committee, in coordination
with the UI Alumni Association and the DeGowin Blood Center at the University
of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, will be holding the first annual "I Bleed
Black and Gold" blood drive Friday, Feb. 9 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the
Lucas Dodge Room at the Iowa Memorial Union.
The first 100 participants will receive a free "I Bleed Black and Gold"
t-shirt to be worn at the Iowa/Purdue basketball game as a symbol of participation.
To take part in this event, please contact the DeGowin Blood Center at 356-2058
to reserve a time. Appointments are not required, but can help staff with
preparation. Four spots are available for donations every 15 minutes.