The University of Iowa
The University of Iowa News Services Home News Releases UI in the News Subscribe to UI News Contact Us


100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0011; fax (319) 384-0024

Release: Immediate

Media Advisory

Lech Walesa, former president of Poland and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, will visit the University of Iowa Wednesday, April 1 and will hold a question/answer session for the media on the Iowa Memorial Union sunporch at 5 p.m. His free public lecture, "Solidarity: The New Millennium," begins at 7:30 p.m. in the IMU Main Lounge. Following his lecture, Walesa will take questions from the audience.

Please note, Walesa's lecture is sponsored by the University Lecture Committee and all questions regarding this event should be addressed to the committee. Shirin Sadeghi, committee chairwoman, or Jason Gann, committee vice-chairman, can be reached at (319) 335-3255. The Lecture Committee's campus office is in Room 144 IMU.