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March 22, 2007

Upcoming Nexus discussions focus on “Invisible Children” and praying

The educational and cultural Chautauqua Nexus series will continue its semester roster with several scheduled discussions.

Carly Clifton and Tyler Boyd will lead a Nexus entitled “Invisible Children” Thursday, March 22. Clifton will focus on Uganda’s history, particularly a detailed look into the society and the problems the county faces. Boyd will focus on how mass media plays a vital role in our participation for providing support for the cause.

Joe McGahan and Clyfer Bass will present “The Reinforcing Properties of Praying” Monday, March 26.

Tae-hyun Kim will speak about “U.S. Newspaper Coverage of Global Warming Policy” Thursday, March 29.

On Monday, April 2, David Loyless will lead a Nexus entitled “Antibiotic Abuse.”

All Chautauqua Nexus events are scheduled at 7:15 p.m. in room 134 of the Airway Science Building (at the corner of Northeast Avenue & Filhiol Street).

Nexus presentations are free, informal and open to the public. Everyone is invited to attend. ULM FRYS students are encouraged to attend and sign in.

“The Nexus is an opportunity for intellectual and cultural exchange,” said Joe McGahan, ULM psychology professor and Chautauqua Nexus organizer.

For more information call 318-342-1338 or go to for the complete schedule of upcoming Chautauqua Nexus events.

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