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University Of Virginia Students To Mark Sept. 11 Anniversary With Vigil On South Lawn

September 10, 2003 -- A University of Virginia student group, Embrace Diversity, will host a Sept. 11 remembrance event for the local and University community on Thursday at 8 p.m. on the South Lawn.

The candlelight vigil will feature speakers from a variety of minority and student groups from around Grounds sharing their personal reflections on the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Washington and New York. Among those scheduled to speak are international students and Student Council President Daisy Lundy.

Gerard Alexander, associate professor of politics, will also offer his thoughts on the nature of terrorism and the lessons learned since Sept. 11. The student a cappella groups The New Dominions and Virginia Women’s Chorus will provide music.

For information, contact Barrie Moorman at barrie@virginia.edu or Austen Givens at austen@virginia.edu.

Contact: Dan Heuchert, (434) 924-7676

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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