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Oct. 3 , 2003
Vol. 28, No. 4

Green chemistry
Minority enrollment increase sets record
Improved student services called key
McAllister to lead Dole Institute as interim director
Shadow dancers
United Way campaign challenges contributors
Financial woes cause Printing Services layoffs
Catholic, Jewish studies professorships established
Grad student stretches talents

Lecture series to bring writers, analysts to KU
AAUP organizes public forum on Patriot Act
Former professor solves royal mystery in Sickly Stuarts
KU joins study of doctoral education

New portable carts provide options for fast food, beverages

Peace Corps renews KU office grant

Faculty receive Higuchi awards
Novelist supports Watkins scholarship

Hispanic heritage celebrated at KU

August employees honored
Engineering hall to be dedicated
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Hispanic heritage celebrated at KU

Melinda Benavidez, Topeka sophomore, Raymond Rico, Kansas City, Kan., junior, and Jose Interiano, Wichita junior, share a snack before the Hispanic American Leadership Organization potluck dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The dinner was part of ongoing activities during Hispanic Heritage Month at KU. R. Steve Dick/University Relations

A celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month is under way at KU with activities that continue through Oct. 15.

Tonight from 7 to 9, the Hispanic American Leadership Organization will sponsor “The Three Amigos with Some of Your Amigos” discussion at the Multicultural Resource Center.

Also this month, activities will include discussion groups and two lectures.

The celebration will culminate with “Dia de Los Muertos Sugar Skulls” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 on Wescoe Beach.

For more information on any event, call the MRC at 864-4350 or e-mail

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