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Kyoto Laureate Symposium Three world-renowned leaders being honored for their contributions to the world's scientific, cultural and spiritual devel- opment will discuss their work at USD during the Second Annual Kyoto Laureate Symposium, March 5-7 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice. The symposium brings together the laureates, who in November received Kyoto Prizes from the lnamori Foundation in Kyoto, Japan, for lifetime achievement in their fields of advanced technology, basic sciences and arts and philosophy.

honor of the former USD provost and vice president for academic affairs, at 7 p.m., March 31, in the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Theatre. Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza will discuss "The Power of Naming: Feminist Studies in Religion." Krister Stendahl, professor in the Divinity School at Harvard University, also will speak. A recep- tion will follow. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call ext. 4090. Silent Prayer for Peace The Center for Christian Spirituality, University Ministry and the Social Issues Committee are hosting a weekly silent prayer for peace from 11 :45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Wednesdays around the Colachis Fountain. The entire campus community is invited, and people can stay as long or short as their schedules allow. For information, call The Women's Center is hosting a number of events in March, including a leadership conference, a Rainbow Forum, a discussion about women in the music industry followed by a free concert, a movie night, a concert series and several panel discussions. For event information, call ext. 2396. Peace and Justice Speaker Susan Shirk, professor of U.S.-China relations and research director on global conflict and cooperation at UCSD, will discuss China's role in the North Korean missile crisis at 7 p.m., March 12, in the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Theatre. For information, call ext. 7905 . t "(@University of 8an Die8o Office of Publications Maher Hall 274 Barbara Quinn at ext. 4785. Women's Center Events

MILESTONES Kathy McIntosh, user services coordi- nator for student computing, and husband Tyler were blessed with a daughter, Emma Clare, on Dec. 28. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Jack Kelly '87, director of alumni rela- tions, and career counselor Sue (Ventimiglia) Kelly '89 welcomed their first child, Gianna Elizabeth, on Jan. 4. Michael Treptow, a former banquets and catering employee, passed away Nov. 22. Cindy Grandee, a teacher at the Manchester Family Child Development Center from 1991 to 2001, passed away Jan . 18. Contributions will be accepted for a scholarship in Cindy's name through the child development center. Angela P. Colangelo, mother of Ellen Colangelo, program coordinator of the pastoral care and counseling program, and mother-in-law of Jim Ewing, adjunct professor in the pastoral care and counseling program, passed away Jan. 19. Maj. John M . Walsh '00 (M .B.A.) was killed Jan. 22 when his helicopter collided with another helicopter while on a surveillance mission in Texas. Asabiyah Prince, daughter of Linda Patricia Quinn, administrative assistant in law school records, passed away Feb. 3.

Recipients are: Leroy Edward Hood, an Ameri- can biologist who made possible the mapping of the human genome by creat- ing a way to sequence the

Leroy Edward Hood genome's 3 bil- lion base pairs of DNA; French mathe- matician Mikhael Leonidovich Gromov, who introduced a metric structure for families of geometric objects; and Tadao Ando, a self-taught Japanese architect whose modern architecture forges new visions of harmony with nature. For more information, please log on to Sister Sally Furay Lecture The Social Issues Committee and the TransBorder Institute will host the Seventh Annual Sister Sally Furay Lecture, named in

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