Friday, February 6, 2004

HUC hosts lectures by British scholar

Campus Notes

HEBREW UNION - Eva Frojmovic, director of the Center of Judaic Studies Department at the University of Leeds, England, will present the Gustave A. and Mamie W. Efroymson memorial lectures Feb. 25-29 at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

The lectures include a manuscript workshop, a food-for-thought lunch and lecture, a Taft Museum lecture on "Artistic Expressions of Faith" and a concluding lecture at the college.

All lectures are free to the public. For reservations, call Marcia Cruse (513) 221-1875. ext. 353

Law professor at NKU named Fulbright scholar

NORTHERN KENTUCKY U. -Roger Billings, a professor at Northern Kentucky University's Salmon P. Chase College of Law, has been named a 2003-04 Fulbright Scholar.

Billings teaches courses in commercial law, including the Uniform Commercial Code and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

He will serve as the Fulbright-University Salzburg Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Salzburg in Austria from March 1 to June 30.

UC students are elected as U.N. panel delegates

U. of CINCINNATI - Two University of Cincinnati students will represent the school's environmental student group ESAVE as delegates to the 42nd session of the United Nations Commission on Social Development.

Geoff Milz, 22, of College Hill and Cory Thomas, 26, of Lima, Ohio, will participate in commission hearings Feb. 9-13.

The Commission on Social Development is the key United Nations body in charge of the follow-up and implementation of the Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action organizers said. It meets once a year in New York to discuss global social development issues. This year's topic is "Improving Public Sector Effectiveness."

High school students can get credit at Xavier

XAVIER - Xavier University will offer a summer program again this year that allows high school students who have completed their sophomore or junior year to earn college credit.

Called Jump Start, the program runs from June 12-26 on Xavier's Evanston campus.

Participants will enroll in one of three interdisciplinary courses that focus on pre-med, pre-law or forensic science, which is new this year.

Students live on campus, eat in the dining hall and have access to all the recreational, educational and social amenities available to Xavier students.

Those who complete the program will earn three college credits that can be used at Xavier or another institution.

Applications received by March 1 will receive priority consideration.

The fee, $2,400, covers the cost of tuition, double-room housing, meals, books, materials and field trip fees.

Not included are personal expenses such as long distance phone calls or spending money.

For information, visit

Kristina Goetz

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