FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Sept. 3, 2002
Contact Ward Mullens
EMU REMEMBERS SEPT. 11 WITH SPECIAL EVENTS
YPSILANTI Eastern Michigan University will join the nation in remembering the events of Sept. 11, 2001 with several events scheduled for Sept. 7-Sept. 13.
Highlights include a We Remember Sept. 11 Banner Signing, Sept.
11-13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., McKenny Union; the conference A Brave New World:
The Lasting Effects of Sept. 11, Friday, Sept. 13, 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m., McKenny
Union; and a free concert by EMU faculty members, 8 p.m., Pease Auditorium.
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002
There will be a tribute to local police, firefighters and military personnel prior to the EMU vs. Toledo football game. The tribute will begin at 5:45 p.m. at Rynearson Stadium with the game starting at 6 p.m. Call 734.487.5642
Monday, Sept. 9
Snow Health Center will sponsor a student blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Student Organization Center, McKenny Union. Schedule a time to donate by calling 487.1122.
Tuesday, Sept. 10
Political science faculty and students will conduct a panel discussion on the effects of Sept. 11 on the EMU campus and the national and international scenes. Call 487.3113.
Wednesday, Sept. 11
Military Science Department Memorial Garden Dedication, 10-11 a.m., Roosevelt Hall, east entrance across from Jones-Goddard Hall. Call Major Joan Smith, 487.1020.
Wednesday, Sept. 11
EMU Remembers Sept. 11 (reflections in words and music by members of the EMU community), noon-1 p.m., Pease Auditorium. Call 487.3118.
Thursday, Sept. 12
Film Shaping Identity in America, 3:30 p.m., Halle Library. This is the first in a series that will be presented every Thursday at Halle Library. Contact Randall Baier at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, Sept. 13
A Brave New World: The Lasting Effects of Sept. 11. This all-day conference is sponsored by the EMU Department of Psychology. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. in McKenny Union.
There will be a keynote address by Daniel Kaufman, assistant professor of philosophy at Southwest Missouri State, 9 a.m.; presentations from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; a dinner from 5:15-7:30 p.m. Greg Leskin, a clinical psychologist at the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, will present Stress, PTSD and Terrorism: the Sept 11 response at the Pentagon. Tickets are $25 for the dinner.
The day concludes with a special concert by faculty members, 8 p.m., Pease Auditorium. These events are open to the public. Call 487.1155.