Friday, October 10, 2003

On Campus

German heritage guide to Queen City published

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[IMAGE] Ron Suskind, who wrote A Hope in the Unseen, a biography of an inner-city student, speaks to freshmen at the College of Mount St. Joseph on Thursday. Suskind's book won a Pulitzer Prize.
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U of CINCINNATI - Don Heinrich Tolzmann, director of University of Cincinnati's German American Studies Program, has written the German Heritage Guide to the Greater Cincinnati Area, a 120-page handbook that features a timeline, landmarks and a who's who in German American history.

The Little Miami Publishing Company of Milford published the $15.95 paperback, which is available at UC's bookstore, the Cincinnati Museum Center bookshop, at the Hofbrauhaus gift shop and several local bookstores.

Union Institute to hold commencement

UNION INSTITUTE - Ninety graduates will participate in a weekend of activities that will culminate in the Union Institute and University's commencement ceremony Oct. 19 at Music Hall, downtown.

Sanford Cloud Jr., president and chief executive officer of the National Conference for Community and Justice, will deliver the commencement address. Cloud became the eighth president of NCCJ in April 1994 and the first African-American to lead the organization since its founding in 1927 as the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

Tickets required. Information: (513) 487-1181; (800) 486-3116, ext. 1181.

Former New York mayor to speak at Miami

MIAMI UNIVERSITY - Rudolph Giuliani, former mayor of New York City, will speak 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at Miami University on "Leadership in Difficult Times."

His lecture will be the fourth in the Jack R. Anderson distinguished lecture series. The event is free to the public. Information: Mary Cooper, (513) 529-6114.

Art Academy grad has exhibit in Cincinnati

ART ACADEMY -- Thom Shaw, a 1970 graduate of the Art Academy of Cincinnati, will exhibit his large-scale drawings and prints from Oct. 23 through Nov. 16 at the Chidlaw Gallery in the Eden Park campus next to the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Shaw's work, which explores social issues, has been exhibited nationally. The gallery is free and open to the public. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.


Filmmaker Michael Moore coming to Xavier

XAVIER - Award-winning filmmaker and best-selling author Michael Moore will discuss his movies 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at Xavier University's Cintas Center. The talk from 8 to 9 p.m. will be followed by a one-hour question-answer session.

At 10 p.m., Moore will sign copies of his book, Stupid White Men: And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! Moore, creator of the academy award-winning film Bowling for Columbine, is speaking as part of a three-day, student-sponsored program on current events designed to foster dialogue.

The event is free to Xavier students, faculty and staff, but tickets are required. Tickets for the public, $10, may be purchased through Ticketmaster, (513) 562-4949, or at the Cintas Center box office.

Information: (513) 745-4250.

Kristina Goetz

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