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UNI celebrates third annual Day of Peace

October 20, 2003
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Erin Wagner, president, UNI in Peace (319) 268-7513
James O'Connor, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's third annual Day of Peace kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 28, with a 'Peace Fair' from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Muacker Union, Old Central Ballroom lobby.

A 'Taste the World' reception, featuring free refreshments and appetizers native to countries around the globe, will take place at 11:30 a.m., in the Maucker Union, Old Central Ballroom lobby.

Various perspectives on peace will be presented from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union, Old Central Ballroom A. Frank Cordero of Des Moines, will present 'An Activist's Perspective on Peace,' from 1 to 1:30 p.m. He will be followed by 'A Republican Perspective on Peace,' from 1:30 to 2 p.m., and 'Diversified Perspectives on Peace,' a panel discussion moderated by Susan Koch, associate provost, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Fabian Ramallo, founder of a condor reserve in Argentina, will speak in the Maucker Union, Old Central Ballroom A, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Day of Peace is sponsored by UNI in Peace, Students Against a Violent Environment (SAVE), the UNI Entertainment Committee, the UNI Speakers Committee and Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG). For more information contact Erin Wagner, UNI in Peace President, ewags18@aol.com, or (319) 268-7513.