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 January 2007 Archive 

 

SPOTLIGHT

SRU King Day of Service to see 225 participate in community service projects

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -� Frank Hale, Jr., "Dean of Diversity" and vice provost and professor emeritus at The Ohio State University, and Calvin Mackie, award-winning mentor, motivational speaker and entrepreneur, will deliver addresses when more than 225 Slippery Rock University students return to campus to participate in the fourth annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service.

Slippery Rock University goes green with solar, wind energy system

Anna Sokolow dancers to perform free concert Jan. 20 at SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Eight dancers from the Anna Sokolow Archive Company will bring their stirring moves to Slippery Rock University for a free performance Jan. 20 at SRU's Miller Auditorium. The Boston-based company specializes in choreography exploring past and present social issues.� The performance begins at 8 p.m.

SRU adjunct instructor dances way into Dance Magazine's '25 to Watch' list

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Teena Custer, adjunct dance instructor and 2000 Slippery Rock University graduate, is featured as part of Dance Magazine's 25 to Watch in its�January edition cataloguing the hottest dancers and trends in the country.

Video installation to open SRU's spring shows in Martha Gault Art Gallery

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.� A video installation by Carolina Loyola-Garcia, a Chilean media artist working in the U.S. as an assistant professor of media arts at Robert Morris University, opens Slippery Rock University's spring semester art offerings in the Martha Gault Art Gallery.

Grant helps Bridge Project at SRU expand services

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University has received a $228,952 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to add group discussions and a freshman orientation component to The Bridge Project, a five-year-old education and victims-services initiative working to minimize violence against women.

Creme of the crop SRU dance majors perform Feb. 1-3

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - More than 50 of the most talented dance majors at Slippery Rock University will bring their inspiring moves to SRU's Miller Auditorium for three performances Feb. 1-3, featuring dance theater and other dance styles.

Forrest hopes grant will help others see differences in health care

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - A Slippery Rock University faculty member and two undergraduates will use a $49,896 grant from the state's Center for Rural Pennsylvania to study differences in healthcare accessibility and health behaviors in rural and urban communities.

Veteran administrators tapped to lead advancement efforts

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Peter Arnett to lecture at SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Peter Arnett, best known for his 1991 on-the-scene coverage of the Persian Gulf War bombing for CNN and his TV interview with Osama bin Laden, will visit Slippery Rock University to deliver a free address to the entire University community at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Students present research, wow NASA at prestigious geophysical conference

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Two Slippery Rock University seniors recently presented the findings on their air pollution research at the invitation-only American Geophysical Union's National Conference and were so impressive NASA scientists approached them about working together.

Civil rights activist, noted editor headline Black History Month presentations

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Bobby Seale, American civil rights activist and former chairman of the Black Panther Party, and �Lee Jones, president and executive editor of InSpire Magazine, will headline activities as Slippery Rock University celebrates Black History Month.

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