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Campus Events

Forum Momentum to Continue

A series of discussions in the residence halls beginning Monday, Sept. 18 will continue the momentum of the Forum. The discussions will be led by a team composed of a faculty member and one or two students who have had international service or research experience in the health field.

The faculty include some of the University’s most distinguished researchers and scholars who have volunteered to be facilitators for discussions slated to take place between Monday, Sept. 18 and Tuesday, Oct. 3. Eighteen students have volunteered to join faculty by sharing their experiences, which largely have taken place in Central or Latin American or in Africa. Students are encouraged to attend at least one session, ideally one sponsored by their hall, but all sessions are open to interested students.

"Africa's Children: Peril and Promise," sponsored by the Africa Faith and Justice Network, October 3-4, at University of Notre Dame.

Prof. Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, Associate professor of Environmental Studies and Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a convening lead author for the United Nations Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, will speak about the health effects of global environmental change. Sponsored by GLOBES. Thurs, Oct. 26

Conference on Peace Through Commerce - Partnerships As The New Paradigm, Notre Dame, Nov. 12-14, 2006. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, will give the keynote address.

Dr. Austin Demby, Ph.D. is a senior staff fellow at the Global AIDS Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sponsored by GLOBES. Thurs, Nov. 16

Additional campus events to be announced.

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News & Events


World AIDS Week

In commemoration of World AIDS Day on December 1st, the World AIDS Day task force sponosred by the CSC will be hosting a week of events that focus on increasing awareness for HIV/AIDS among Notre Dame students and faculty.