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UNI's Amnesty International and Students for Social Justice host teach-in

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Mike Tetzloff, co-president, UNI chapter of Amnesty International, (319) 859-0136
Joshua Plank, member, UNI Students for Social Justice, (319) 277-1680
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A campus-wide teach-in, focusing on the war in Iraq, will take place at the University of Northern Iowa at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 4, in Schindler Education Center,

Room 244-245.

Speakers are as follows: 10 a.m., Tom Capshew, assistant professor of social work, 'Depleted Uranium and Gulf War Syndrome'; 11 a.m., Kamyar Enshayan, adjunct assistant professor of physics, 'Life in the Middle East'; noon, Chris Martin, associate professor of communication studies, 'From Watchdog to Lapdog: The News Media's Performance So Far'; 1 p.m., Kent Sandstrom, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, 'Group Discussion on the Hidden Costs of War.'

The event is sponsored by UNI's chapter of Amnesty International, and UNI Students for Social Justice. It is free and open to the public