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March 12, 2012

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Funds established to aid injured students' families

Separate donation accounts have been set up for the families of the two BGSU students who survived the head-on collision early March 2. Both students remain hospitalized. Donations will help their families with expenses.

Huntington National Bank will accept donations on behalf of the families of Kayla Somoles and Angelica J. Mormile, to the attention of the following accounts.

Kayla Somoles - Huntington National Bank Account No. 01662355833
Angelica J. Mormile - Huntington National Bank Account No. 01662355820

Donations will also be accepted at: Gear Company of America, Inc., 14300 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH 44111 - Attention: Donation Accounts.

Kayla's mother, Arleen Pasko, is an employee of Gear Co.


Ted Hearne, Philip White to perform as 'R We Who R We' 

Award-winning composer/singer Ted Hearne and electronic musician Philip White will perform their collaborative project "R We Who R We" at 8 p.m. Thursday (March 15) at the Clazel Theatre, 127 N. Main St. in downtown Bowling Green. A $2-$5 donation is suggested.

The duo appears as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series sponsored by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music. R We Who R We takes apart identity in pop music, dissecting songs by Michael Jackson, Ke$ha, Eminem and others and subjecting their lyrics and sound to arbitrary processes, creating new musical structures completely derived from -- but completely unrecognizable as -- their original pop song sources.

Music at the Forefront is an annual concert series featuring performances by accomplished and innovative performers of contemporary music. For more information, contact the center at 2-2685 or email kdoles@bgsu.edu.



Africana Studies Conference to host actor, filmmaker Anthony Sherwood

Anthony Sherwood, one of Canada's most successful black actors and documentary filmmakers, will give the keynote address Friday (March 16) for the University's 14th annual Africana Studies Student Research Conference.

Hosted by the Africana Studies Program, the conference will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Eva Marie Saint Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts. This year's theme is "Africana World: Transatlantic Dialogues." The event showcases the research and creativity of undergraduate and graduate students from Ohio and surrounding states as they address issues affecting Africana people around the world.

Sherwood will give his talk at the noon luncheon. His career spans over 35 years in stage, television and motion pictures.

To make reservations for the $5 build-your-own-sandwich luncheon, call 2-7814 or 2-9463 today (March 12).

For more information, contact Dr. Apollos Nwauwa, director of the Africana Studies Program, at 2-9483.


Conference to examine morality, aspects of manipulation

The next BGSU Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy will address the topic of "Manipulation." The philosophy department is bringing together leading scholars and experts in a variety of disciplines across the U.S. to explore the theoretical and applied issues concerning manipulation.

Influence takes many forms; some are benign, others are clearly objectionable.  For example, one may influence using reasons, evidence, and positive incentives, but not deception, blackmail or violent threats.  Between these poles lies a large and neglected moral grey area--manipulation

The conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. March 16 and 17 in 207 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Sessions are free and the public is encouraged to attend.
 

 

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