Press Release for Monday, January 27, 2003

MEDIA TIP SHEET

 


CONTACT AMY PARMELEE


OFFICE OF NEWS&PUBLICATIONS


(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 http://www.unf.edu/calendar. 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.




UNF Professor Looks at Jacksonville, Waldon Case

 


Dr. Terry Bowen, associate professor of Political Science and Public Administration, along with Dr. Henry Thomas, associate professor of Political Science and Public Administration, and Robin Edmonds, formerly with the Institute of Government, wrote "Murder, Mayhem and Public Opinion: Does Race Matter when the Bad Cops are Black," about Jacksonville and the Karl Waldon case. Waldon is to receive a mandatory life sentence Monday, Jan. 27. To interview Bowen about how people perceive this event, contact the Office of News and Publications at (904) 620-2140.



Corporate Donor to Give $1 Million to UNF


A major Jacksonville employer will announce a $1 million gift to the University of North Florida on Thursday, Jan. 30. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in the Board of Trustees Room at the UNF University Center off Kernan Boulevard.The gift, which is the largest program gift in UNF history, will fund an ethics center at UNF. UNF Interim President David Kline and representatives of the firm will be present for media interviews following the announcement.


UNF Has Experts on War, Mideast


As the threat of war continues to hang over the United States, UNF experts can help make sense of what is going on. UNF professors can offer their expertise on:


-- Media coverage of war . Dr. Oscar Patterson III, professor and chairman of Communications and Visual Arts.


-- Terrorism and/or conditions in the Middle East . Dr. M.T. “Lou” Alabbassi, visiting professor and assistant director of International Business Study; Dr. Theodore Stumm, associate professor of Political Science and Public Administration; Dr. David Schwam-Baird, visiting assistant professor of Political Science and Public Administration; and Dr. Pam Zeiser, assistant professor of Political Science and Public Administration.



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