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Oct. 24, 2008


Gloria Ladson-Billings

Gloria Ladson-Billings, University of Wisconsin, Madison, renowned educator in culturally relevant pedagogy and critical race theory, is the 2008-09 College of Human Sciences Hilton Chair. A reception to honor her will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the Christian Petersen Art Museum in Morrill Hall. For more information, contact Lori Patton, 4-3364.

Nancy Holcomb

A retirement reception for Nancy Holcomb, administrative specialist in the department of food science and human nutrition, will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Memorial Union Campanile Room. A brief program will begin at 2:30 p.m. Holcomb started at ISU May 1, 1970, as a secretary in animal science. On Feb. 21, 1980, she moved to food science and has remained in that department.