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Muslim student group promotes understanding

Workshops to focus on constructive dialogue

1/16/2003 3:45:06 PM


LYNCHBURG, Va. —Randolph-Macon Woman's College and UMMAH, an R-MWC student group for Muslim women, will host a special series of workshops and discussions titled Pathways to Understanding: Constructive Dialogue Between Muslims and Non-Muslims beginning at 9:00AM on February 1st in the Houston Memorial Chapel on the R-MWC campus. Funded by the Greater Lynchburg Community Trust and the Ron and MaryJane Dolan Peace and Justice Series Fund, this seminar will include interactive sessions with three speakers, a buffet lunch, and a question and answer session. This event is open to the public, though registration is required. Pre-registration fee is $8. Walk-in registration is $10. Students attend for free with student ID. To register, or for more information, contact a representative of UMMAH at 947-8579 or send an e-mail

Founded in 1891, Randolph-Macon Woman's College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college of 780 women with a distinguished history of establishing global connections through international education. The College is a member of the International 50, a group of national liberal arts colleges recognized for their internationally oriented programs and has been recognized by U. S. News & World Report as one of the top 20 national liberal arts colleges for our percentage of international students.

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CONTACT: Brenda Edson, Director of College Relations