Press Release for Monday, March 10, 2003

Media Tip Sheet (March 10 . 24, 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.

Issues Affecting Women
As part of Women’s History Month, Communications and Visual Arts Professor Berrin Beasley and Philosophy Professor Julie Ingersoll are available to talk about issues affecting women.

Beasley can speak on the media's effects on women's body image, gender role stereotyping, how women are depicted in video games and gender role stereotyping on children's Web sites. Beasley also is this year’s winner of the Susan B. Anthony Award, which recognizes a member of the UNF community who has made significant contributions to the women of UNF.

Ingersoll studies women and religion and controversy surrounding women’s roles. She also looks at religion and politics and religion in American culture.

If you would like to speak with Beasley or Ingersoll, please call the Office of News and Publications at (904) 620-2140.

Spring Break
UNF will be on spring break the week of March 17.

UNF Experts
UNF’s media guide 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 620-2140.

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