UC - The preparatory drama program at University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music will present the world premiere of Little Women, a musical written by local composer David Kisor, March 19-27.
The program has 68 students ages 8-14 performing in this double-cast production.
Funding for this production is made possible by a grant from the Fine Arts Fund. Tickets are $10, $8 for students. Information: (513) 556-2595.
Xavier to host columnist Williams
XAVIER U - Walter Williams, whose syndicated column is carried by 160 newspapers, including the Enquirer, will speak 7 p.m. March 23 in the Schiff Family Conference Center banquet room in the Cintas Center on the campus of Xavier University.
Williams will speak on "How Much Can Discrimination Explain?"
He serves on the faculty at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., as the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics.
Xavier College Republicans are sponsoring the event, which is free to the public.
Business leader at Cincinnati State
CINCINNATI STATE - Author and management consultant Peter Block will give a free public lecture 6 p.m. Monday in the conference center at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, 3520 Central Parkway.
In the lecture, titled "Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self-Interest," Block will discuss ways to apply stewardship to change areas of organizational governance and management practices. The college's chapter of Students in Free Enterprise will also hold a canned food drive to benefit the Free Store Food Bank. Donations will be accepted at the door.
UC's law group to hold 5k run, walk
UC - Students involved in the public interest law group at University of Cincinnati's College of Law will host its third annual "Race Judicata" 5K run/walk 9 a.m. Sunday.
All proceeds support the Summer Public Interest Fellowship Fund, which provides stipends to law students working in unpaid positions serving the public, the poor or the underserved.
Registration is $15, or $20 for registration and a T-shirt. To register, log on to www.sprunning.com, or sign up on race day in the law school atrium.
University of Phoenix offers new degree
U of PHOENIX - University of Phoenix's Cincinnati campus, 9050 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester, will offer a bachelor's degree in information technology.
Information: (513) 772-9600.
School officials say the University of Phoenix, founded in 1976, is the nation's largest private, accredited university and has more than 186,000 adult students, including 90,000 attending via the Internet.
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