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"Besides the Autumn poets sing
A few prosaic days
A little this side of the snow
And that side of the Haze—”
Emily Dickinson, 1830-1886
Forum to focus on education, public policy and employment
Who? Hilary O. Shelton, director, NAACP Washington Bureau
What? Forum on Diversity sponsored by TU's Multicultural Institute in cooperation with the Baltimore County Human Relations Commission
When? Thurs., Nov. 10, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Where? University Union's Chesapeake Rooms
Raise your awareness of changing work force and education demographics,
explore the role of education in meeting demand for a diverse work force and examine
the impact of public policies on education and employment
How? Admission is free to the campus community and the public. For more information,
contact Joanna Basuray, director, x43931, x45425 or email@example.com.
Recent Media Highlights
Transfers crowd out frosh at state colleges
The Washington Times, Oct. 23
Commenting on transfer-student issues linked to a law guaranteeing graduates of Maryland community colleges admission to the state’s public universities, President Robert L. Caret told AP writer David Dishneau that California encourages students to choose community college as a pathway to that state’s most prestigious pubic universities. “I think . . . community colleges are going to provide a much more desirable pathway for a lot of students,” he said.
A local celebration of the sweet potato
The Sun, Oct. 23
Jack Osman, Department of Health Sciences, told Mary Ellen Graybill that he wants people to eat sweet potatoes twice weekly, not just for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Touting the vegetable as an anti-cancer food, he said the vitamin C, A and E found in sweet potatoes attack free radicals. Osman said evidence is mounting that the purple-fleshed sweet potato, is another preventative. Sweet potatoes also have a low glycemic index, he said.
The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU-FM, Oct. 19
Carol Pippen, Department of English, a member of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) and editor of the JASNA News, joined guests Kate Lehrer and Thomas Mallon on the nationally syndicated talk show for another look at Pride and Predjudice. The theme was pegged to a new film adaptation of Austen’s classic novel of love and misunderstanding.