Wednesday, November 3, 2004

Help Habitat by hiring yard rakers


Campus notes

Members of the Xavier University chapter of Habitat for Humanity are offering to rake yards to raise money to fund a Habitat house for a needy family.

Their Rake-A-Thon - on Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 13-14, 20-21 and Dec. 4-5 - will send a team of at least four students to rake each lawn for $15 an hour, per person, in the surrounding Hyde Park, Oakley, Evanston, Norwood, O'Byronville, and North Avondale neighborhoods.

All proceeds go to Xavier's fifth Habitat house, which will break ground in late January or early February and be completed at the end of April, said Katrina Mahlerwein, a Xavier senior and Habitat fund-raising chair.

Xavier and Ursuline Academy students will work on the home.

For information call 513-924-8824 or e-mail mahlerweinkr@xavier.edu.

Seminars for women in higher education

The University of Cincinnati will host a statewide conference for women in higher education on Friday at the Marriott Kingsgate Conference Hotel.

The Ohio Network of the American Council on Education's Office of Women in Higher Education will present, "Navigating Higher Education: Developing Skills to Succeed."

UC President Nancy Zimpher opens the first session with the topic: "Vision Trumps Everything: Leading Through Strategic Planning."

Morning registration begins at 7:45 a.m. Cost: $100.

Times editor speaks on integrity and trust

William Schmidt, associate managing editor of the New York Times, will speak about journalism, integrity and the public trust at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Northern Kentucky University's Eva G. Farris Auditorium.

Schmidt helped develop the Times' new Ethical Journalism Guidebook. The event is free and open to the public.

Afghanistan analysis to be presented

Anthropologist Nazif Shahrani will speak Nov. 10 about the competing forces affecting Afghanistan's efforts at reconstruction and nationalism at Miami University's Laws Hall.

He was born and raised in Afghanistan and is chair and professor of Near Eastern languages and cultures and a professor of anthropology and of Central Eurasian studies at Indiana University Bloomington.

Tikkun founder speaks about Middle East

Lynne Canning, national organizer of the Tikkun Community, will speak at Xavier University at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in Room 219 of Alter Hall. Canning will discuss peace and healing in the Middle East.

This event is free and open to the public.

The Tikkun Campus Network is a group of faculty and students who seek economic justice, peace and human rights. Its first focus is amplifying a middle-ground voice regarding the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Conference addresses homeless problem

Miami University on Nov. 12-13 will host a conference on homelessness in America and abroad. Cynthia Bogard of Hofstra University, will give the plenary address on "Seasons Such as These: The Persistence of Homelessness in America" at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in the Shriver Center multipurpose room.

A human rights film festival follows in the afternoon. Saturday's program includes a trip to Miami's Center for Community Engagement in Over-the-Rhine.

For more information call 529-8309 or log on to www.muohio.edu/cawc/strippel.htm.

Send news about campus events to Denise Amos at damos@enquirer.com




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