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Exhibit: Doctors and Nurses as Rescuers in Humanitarian Crises

"Doctors and Nurses as Rescuers in Humanitarian Crises," a traveling exhibit produced by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, profiles doctors, nurses and small teams who used their medical training and skills to rescue large numbers of people threatened by humanitarian crisis, usually in the context of armed conflict. The exhibit spans the late 19th century up to the present, in countries on four different continents. An opening reception will be Thursday, Sept. 14 with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and a short presentation Stephen J. Gaies at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.This event is free and open to the public.

Reporting on Iowa’s Polluted Rivers: How the Storm Lake Times Won a Pulitzer

Tom Cullen, reporter for the Storm Lake Times, will speak on his investigative work covering Iowa’s polluted rivers. The title of his talk is “Reporting on Iowa’s Polluted Rivers: How the Storm Lake Times Won a Pulitzer.” Art Cullen, editor of the Storm Lake Times, won a Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing. The editorials candidly told the truth about Iowa’s water and revealed the wealthy interests behind the pollution. The Storm Lake Times won the award for editorial writing over finalists the Washington Post and Houston Chronicle.

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