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URI to hold luncheon programs in honor of Women's History Month

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KINGSTON, R.I. -- February 26, 2004 -- The University of Rhode Island's Women's Center will host four lunchtime programs to discuss women's issues of past and present. URI faculty will give their presentations at the Women's Center, 22 Upper College Road, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. They are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:

¥ Tuesday, March 2 - Carolyn Sovet, assistant director of URI's Student Life and the Women’s Center, and Majerlin Caridad, coordinator of URI's International Student Services, will speak about "Women Far From Home."

¥ Thursday, March 18 - Jenn Longa and Keith LaBelle, Violence Prevention Program coordinators, will speak about violence against women on campus.

¥ Wednesday, March 24 - Laura Beauvais, business administration professor, will speak about women and leadership.

¥ Tuesday, March 30 - Peg Ferguson, assistant director of Career Services, will answer the question "How Do You Get the Boys to Pass You the Ball?"