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November 30, 2001

UW-RF Sponsors Another in Series of Terrorism Forums

UW-River Falls has added a third forum in a three-day series of events related to the terrorism attacks of Sept. 11 with a presentation on historical and geographical perspectives of the Middle East and Central Asia, Thursday, Dec. 6, from 3 to 4:15 p.m. in the Regents Room of Hagestad Student Center.

The event, sponsored by the department of history and philosophy, is a sequel to an earlier session on the topic held Oct. 16. The featured speakers are Associate Professor Charles Rader of the department of geography and Professors Edward Peterson and Betty Bergland of the department of history and philosophy. There will be a discussion period after the presentations.

The other two events sponsored by the University include a lecture on bioterrorism, Tuesday, Dec. 4, and an interactive video conference for a discussion on foreign policy Wednesday, Dec. 5. The lecture on Dec. 4 is in Room 200 of the Agriculture Science Hall from 7 to 9 p.m., and the video conference on Dec. 5 is in Room 329 of the Agriculture Science Hall from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information on the Dec. 6 forum, call 715-425-3164.

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