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Release: Jan. 11, 2001

UI grad student to speak about her religion with local high-school students

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Xue Yu, a University of Iowa Ph.D. student in the School of Religion from China, will visit West High School from 8:10 to 8:54 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 and from 1:45 to 2:20 p.m. Friday Jan. 19. Xue will share a personal experience of Buddhism with students in the World Religion class, taught by Troy Langos.

Photographers and videographers are welcome. West High School is located at 2901 Melrose Ave. in Iowa City. Visitors should go to the main office to be guided to the classroom of Troy Langos (room 223).

This visit is a part of the UI International Classroom Program (ICP). The ICP arranges for UI international students to visit area classrooms to share their culture with Iowa students. For more information contact ICP Coordinator Karina Danielsen, (319) 335-1442, or Lois Gray, (319) 335-2026.

Open House at UI Family Care Center, North Liberty Jan. 25

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Area residents are invited to an open house at UI Family Care Center, North Liberty from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25.

Community members are encouraged to stop by and get acquainted with Marygrace Elson, M.D., Rayna Jobe, M.D. and Leslie Riley, M.D., three new health care providers who join Britt Marcussen, M.D. and Anne Sullivan, M.D. Free blood pressure checks will be available, along with fun finger casts for children. In addition, information about UI Family Care Center services will be provided.

For more information about the open house or to make an appointment with any of the providers at UI Family Care Center, North Liberty call (319) 626-5680. UI Family Care Center, North Liberty is located at 3 Lions Drive, across from the Quail Creek Golf Course.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.

Otsubo to address health politics between Japan, Brazil Jan. 17

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Sumiko Otsubo, professor of history at Creighton University, will speak on "Eugenics, Immigration and the League of Nations: International Health Politics between Japan and Brazil in the 1920s and 1930s," from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17 in Room 302 of Schaeffer Hall on the University of Iowa campus. The lecture is sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS) and is free and open to the public.

Otsubo has published works on feminists and marriage restriction legislation in the 1920s and on feminist maternal eugenics in wartime Japan. For information call CAPS at (319) 335-1305.