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Suarez to Present at UI

Mr. Ray Suarez, senior correspondent for PBS's The NewsHour and best-selling author, will deliver the 2012 UI Health Care Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture, titled "Life in the Next America: Immigration, Demographics, and the Changing Face of America," on Wednesday, January 18 from noon to 1 p.m. in Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 Medical Education and Research Facility). The lecture is free and open to the public.

Other UI Health Care Human Rights Week Events

Opening Celebration, January 16

Unity March
3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Old Capitol Museum, East Entrance

"Time to Remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr."
Presented by Honorable Judge Romonda D. Belcher
4 p.m.
Old Capitol Museum, Senate Chambers

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blood Drive

Thursday, January 19
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pappajohn Pavilion Lobby (Elevator I, Level 1)

Lunch Featuring International Cuisines and Musical Performances

Tuesday, January 17 through Friday, January 20
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Atrium Dining Room (Elevator F, Level 8) and Fountain Dining Room (Elevator C, Level 1)

Where's Your Hometown? Map Celebrating UI Health Care Diversity

Tuesday, January 17 through Friday, January 20
Fountain Lobby (Elevator C, Level 1)

Photo Exhibit Featuring Maude Callen (Nurse/Midwife in 1950s South Carolina), Photographed by W. Eugene Smith

Monday, January 16 through Friday, January 20
UI Hospitals and Clinics (Elevator H, Level 2)

Iconic Photos of the Civil Rights Movement

Through Friday, January 20
Medical Education and Research Facility Atrium

Scarf and Mitten Tree

Donate new hats, scarves, mittens and gloves to be given to local United Way Agencies
Monday, January 16 through Tuesday, January 31
Main Entrance Lobby (Elevator E, Level 1)

Book and Movie Drive Benefitting the Patients' Library

Sunday, January 1 through Tuesday, January 31
Bring donations to the Volunteer Services Office and Patients' Library (Elevator F, Level 8) or Wild Rose Books (Elevator E, Level 1) during regular business hours

Lobby Display and Educational Materials

Monday, January 9 through Friday, January 20
Fountain Lobby (Elevator C, Level 1)

A full listing of events happening across the UI is available at http://mlk.uiowa.edu/events/.

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