Press Release for Monday, March 31, 2003

Media Tip Sheet (March 31-April 14, 2003)




(904) 620-2140


Each week we prepare a “TIP SHEET” for Jacksonville-area media highlighting events and activities of interest to the community. Please feel free to contact the Office of News&Publications at (904) 620-2140 for additional information on any event. Information also can be obtained by visiting the UNF Web calendar at Individuals attending all events on campus are reminded that $2 parking permits are required and can be purchased at the Information Booth as they enter campus.

Presidential Search Meetings

The Presidential Search Committee of the University of North Florida will hold a public meeting Tuesday, April 1, at 2 p.m. in the University Center. The purpose of the meeting is to review applications and receive any additional applications.

Bernard Kalb Available for Interviews

Bernard Kalb will bring his insider’s view of the media to UNF on Wednesday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. as part of a lecture sponsored by UNF, BellSouth and the World Affairs Council. To arrange an interview with Kalb, call the Office of News and Publications at (904) 620-2140.Kalb critiques the media as a panelist on the weekly CNN show Reliable Sources, using his background in journalism and the White House to gauge the media’s fairness and objectivity. The lecture at the University Center is free, but tickets are required and are available at the Ticket Box Office at (904) 620-2878.

Irish Poet Donovan Returns to UNF

Irish poet Katie Donovan will make a return appearance at UNF on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre at the Robinson Student Center as part of the John Francis Reilly Irish Studies Performance and Lecture Series. A reception and book signing will follow. Donovan, who visited UNF in 1997, has published three volumes of poetry . Watermelon Man, Entering the Mare and Day of the Dead . and wrote Irish Women Writers: Marginalised by Whom? She also spent 10 years working for The Irish Times. Donovan is available for interviews, including via e-mail, before her arrival at UNF. A photo also is available. For more information, contact the Office of News and Publications at (904) 620-2140.

Updated Guide to UNF Experts

UNF’s media guide has been updated and is online with several search features at, just click on “What’s New” and then “Expert’s Guide.” To arrange interviews or for help, please contact the Office of News and Publications at (904) 620-2140.

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