Friday, April 16, 2004

UC Conservatory of Music to present 'German Requiem'

On campus

U. of  CINCINNATI - University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music's concert orchestra, chamber choir and chorale will present Brahms' German Requiem at 8 p.m. April 23-24 in Corbett Auditorium.

The program is dedicated to the memory of Jack Watson, former CCM dean. Watson died in 2003 at age 94. He was dean from 1963 to 1974 and was instrumental in building CCM into the internationally renowned school of the performing and media arts that it is today, school officials said.

Tickets are $10, $5 for non-UC students, free to UC students with a valid ID. For information, call (513) 556-4183.

Hebrew Union center sponsors Holocaust Awareness Weeks

HEBREW UNION - The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education at Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion will host the fourth annual Holocaust Awareness Weeks through the month of June.

The community outreach event will include a lecture series and artistic programs across Greater Cincinnati through the collaborative efforts of 50 institutions, universities and museums.

Facing Prejudice is the theme for the 2004 event.

For a list of event dates and times, call (513) 221-1875, Ext. 355 or log on to

College of Mount St. Joseph offers open house Tuesday

MOUNT ST. JOSEPH - Adults considering college to earn a degree or certificate are invited to the College of Mount St. Joseph open house from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Seton Center lobby.

Adults can find out about the Mount's degree programs, accelerated programs, flexible schedules and services for adult students at the open house.

For reservations or more information, call the admission office by Monday at (513) 244-4805. Registration and directions to the college are also available online at

Former president of Ireland to speak on human rights, ethics

XAVIER -Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and the former United Nations high commissioner for human rights, will speak at 7 p.m. Sunday at Xavier University Schiff Family Conference Center in the Cintas Center.

Robinson's topic will be "Human Rights and Ethical Globalization" and is part of the annual Ethics/Religion and Society Lecture Series.

The theme for this year's lecture series is ethical leadership.

Deadline April 23 for students with disabilities college event

CINCINNATI STATE - Deadline to sign up for the second Spring Institute for students with disabilities who want to pursue higher education is April 23.

The program, which runs May 4-5, is sponsored by Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and funded through a three-year federal grant.

Area high school students, their parents, teachers and administrators can attend the program, which will be held at the Albert B. Sabin Cincinnati Convention Center.

This year's event is called "Opportunity Knocks: Opening the Doors of Higher Education to Students with Disabilities."

For more information or to register, go online at, or call (513) 569-1604.

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