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UIS program will examine the ecology of breast health

October 18, 2006

SPRINGFIELD – "The Ecology of Breast Health: The Time for Action is Now" is the topic of discussion for a program beginning at noon on Thursday, October 26, in conference room H, located on the lower level of the Public Affairs Center at the University of Illinois at Springfield. The program is a presentation of the UIS Women's Center and the Women’s Issues Caucus student organization and is free and open to the public.

A screening of the new film "ToxicBust: Chemicals and Breast Cancer" will be followed by a discussion with panelists Pacia Anderson, buyer of supplements and toiletries for Food Fantasies; Naarah Patton and Samantha Drews, both students in UIS' Capital Scholars Honors program; and Michael Mankowski, assistant attorney general in the Illinois Attorney General's Office, Environmental Bureau in Springfield.

This is a Year of Ecofeminism event sponsored by the Women's Center with support from the Student Government Association. For more information, including future Year of Ecofeminism events, contact the UIS Women's Center by phone at 206-7173 or by e-mail at womenscenter@uis.edu.

    The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs – 21 bachelor’s, 20 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.
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