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NMSU continues to celebrate Women's History Month

New Mexico State University will continue its celebration of National Women's History Month throughout March with lectures and workshops sponsored by NMSU's Women Studies Program. The month's activities will end with the J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium, which will focus on social justice for women.

ar's theme is "Women in War and Peace," honoring women who battle on many fronts to obtain peace for themselves and their community.

Continuing events include the panel discussion "Women During the Wars: Workers, Warriors and Wives" held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at University Terrace Good Samaritan Village, 3025 Terrace Drive. Women veterans and active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces will speak about their contributions to the military during war.

National Women's History Month has been celebrated every March since 1987. The knowledge of women's history raises awareness of women's achievements throughout history and a more expansive vision of what women can do.

For a complete list of events, contact the Women Studies Program at 646-3448 or visit http://www.nmsu.edu/~wstudies.

Natisha Hales
March 9, 2006