INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE FOCUS OF TALK
Roberta Lee, a physician with the University of Arizona’s integrative medicine program, will present, “Integrative Medicine: A New Perspective in Medical Care,” tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102. Integrative medicine brings together conventional and alternative medicine to stimulate the body’s natural healing potential. This free event is part of health and aging month during Wake Forest’s Year of Globalization and Diversity. Lee, an innovative internal medicine specialist, can also discuss preventative medicine, wellness, botanical medicine and mind/body medicine. Lee will be available for interviews.
DEMONSTRATIONS OF YOGA, ACUPUNCTURE
The Global Health Forum will feature demonstrations of acupuncture, yoga and other healing traditions from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. today in Benson University Center, Rooms 407 and 410. The forum will also highlight herbalogy, Tai Chi and the art of massage. This free event is part of health and aging month during Wake Forest’s Year of Globalization and Diversity.
VOTERS MAY BE READY FOR A MRS.-RATHER THAN MR.-PRESIDENT
The time may be right for Elizabeth Dole to seek the White House, said John Dinan, a politics professor who specializes in voter behavior and polls. One indicator for the country’s readiness is how well women have faired at other levels of government, he said. “It is not as unusual as it once was to have a female governor or senator.” However, the media’s coverage of Dole could make her gender a bigger issue to voters. For instance, Dinan said, the media might focus on her appearance and other topics not typically discussed about male candidates. Dinan is able to address a range of topics concerning the upcoming presidential race, voters and polls. For an interview, call the News Service.
WAKE FOREST’S IRISH FESTIVAL CONTINUES
Wake Forest student and Celtic harpist Krista Duran will perform at the university’s Irish Festival “Community Day” at Reynolda House Museum of American Art on March 20. The noon to 3 p.m. event will feature Irish storytelling, dancing, food, music and crafts. Also, Wake Forest students and professors will read the writings of noted Irish poets and perform Celtic music at 11 a.m. today in Reynolda Hall’s Main Lounge. Both events are part of the week-long festival sponsored by Wake Forest University Press, the major publisher of Irish poetry in North America.
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