WMU News

Study, travel orientation scheduled for female students

March 28, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- Female students at Western Michigan University who are preparing to travel or study abroad will be able to pick up a variety of helpful tips during a Women's Health and Safety Orientation from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in the Brown and Gold Room of the Bernhard Center.

The program will feature a panel discussion format and is being sponsored by the Office of Study Abroad. Special attention will be given to issues such as seeking medical help, observing cultural norms, handling sexual harassment, developing social relationships, managing alcohol and combating stereotypes of American women.

The panel will be composed of women who have studied abroad. A nurse from the Sindecuse Health Center will also give a brief talk as well as answer questions.

Those planning to attend should notify Wendy Williamson at (269) 387-5890 or <wendy.williamson@wmich.edu>.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, 269 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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