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UNI celebrates second annual Day of Peace<br>

September 2, 2002
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Shannon Blake, member, UN'I in Peace, (319) 268-4171
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's second annual Day of Peace will be Monday, Sept. 9.

A Peace Fair, with various related organizations showcasing their efforts and recruiting students, takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion.

At 2 p.m., two members of the Lakota Nation, Albert White Hat Sr., and Ione Quigley, will present 'A Native American's Perspective on World Peace.' The Taste the World reception, featuring free refreshments and appetizers native to countries across the globe, will follow the presentation. Both events are in the Expansion.

Jennifer Read Hawthorne, co-author of 'Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul,' will offer 'Chicken Soup for the Soul of America,' at 7:30 p.m. in the Expansion. A candlelighting ceremony at the Maucker Union fountain will follow.

Day of Peace is sponsored by UN'I in Peace, the UNI Speakers Committee, Northern Iowa Student Government, and the Center for Multicultural Education.