{News Briefs}

JPC announces re-establishment of Ad Fed Student Club

With the assistance of the Ad Fed Alaska chapter, the University of Alaska Anchorage Journalism and Public Communications department is re-establishing the Ad Fed Student Club. The club allows students to meet and work with Anchorage advertising professionals. For more information contact Nancy Killoran at 786-4188, or [email protected] .


Alaska Native and American Indian Heritage Month celebration

African American, Hispanic, Asian, International, Native American student programs, Native Student Services and the Anchorage Diversity Team are hosting a potluck luncheon celebrating Alaska Native and American Indian Heritage Month on Friday, Nov. 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Business Education Building, room 106. The luncheon will feature Sen. Georgiana Lincoln as its guest speaker.


Diversity expert to speak on campus

Victor Merina, a nationally prominent expert on diversity and the media, will speak to students about media coverage of race and ethnic issues and the importance of diversity in the newsroom. He is a former investigative staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times and will speak on Friday, Nov. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building K, room 166, and will also present a public lecture on diversity since Sept. 11 on Friday, Nov. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Building K, room 166.


Film honors female mystery writers

The Alaska Center for the Book and the Alaska Sisters in Crime are presenting the film “Women of Mystery: Three Writers Who Forever Changed Detective Fiction,” on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in UAA's Wendy Williamson Auditorium. A light reception will be held at 6 p.m., and a question and answer session will follow the screening. Books will also be available for sale. Tickets are $10, and are available at Twice Told Tales and Cook Inlet Books. Tickets will also be available at the Williamson auditorium on Nov. 5 after 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 274-6223.