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Sheila Kelly


Gender program receives $50K

The women's and gender studies program received a $50,000 donation from CBS News in honor of the retirement of pioneer journalist Esther Kartiganer '59, who worked at the network 40 years.Kartiganer began her career as an office assistant and rose to senior producer of 60 Minutes, earning 13 Emmy Awards in the process.

Former JFK speechwriter joins ethics discussion

A panel of renowned academics and professionals from the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life's International Advisory Board discussed current and future international problems Thursday in Rapaporte Treasure Hall.The event, titled "The Long View," featured a speech by Advisory Board Chairman Theodore Sorenson, an international lawyer and former speechwriter for President John F.

Debate still over alcohol policy

Administrators and Student Union officials have reached several compromises regarding the details of a policy drafted by the administration in January outlining procedures for serving alcohol at campus events.Union officials expressed concern when the policy was released, and told the Justice in late January that they had not been consulted in its drafting.

BIPAC petition decries a nuclear Iran

A petition calling on national leaders to "act appropriately and swiftly" to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons will be presented to the student body for a vote early next month following a campaign by the Brandeis Israel Public Affairs Committee.

Outspoken chaplain assumes 'Deis post

The Rev. Walter Cuenin, an outspoken advocate for gay and women's rights in the Catholic Church and a vocal critic of Church leadership, assumed his new position Monday as the University's Catholic chaplain."It will be different," Cuenin, who resigned last September from Our Lady Help of Christians in Newton, said of his new position.

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