Mandi Chikombero on HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe

Mandi Chikombero “Dialogue on Culture and HIV/AIDS: The case of Seke, Zimbabwe”
African Studies Brown Bag
Wednesday, October 17, 2007, Noon-1 pm
Yamada International House 009
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Dr. Mandi Chikombero, assistant professor, School of Telecommunications, holds a Ph.D. in communication studies from Kent State University, and a master’s in English from the University of Zimbabwe.

Free HIV testing @ OU-COM

Thursday, March 29, 10 am-2 pm
Grovesnor Hall 113 (http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/grosv.html)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

The College of Osteopathic Medicine (http://www.oucom.ohiou.edu/) will be hosting free HIV testing. The test is oral (NOT blood) and it takes about 10 minutes to receive results.
Contact: Clarice Sinn at cs292305 -at- ohio.edu

Probably related to these events: https://athenswomen.wordpress.com/2007/03/28/rent-screening-to-benefit-athens-aids-task-force/

RENT screening to benefit Athens AIDS Task Force

Wednesday, March 28, 6:30pm
194 Irvine Hall (http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/irvine.html)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
$3

Students from the OU College of Osteopathic Medicine (http://www.oucom.ohiou.edu/) are hosting the fundraiser. They will also be selling snacks. All proceeds will benefit the Athens AIDS Task Force (http://www.socialwork.ohiou.edu/field/agencies/agency_detail.php?AID=5)!

RENT is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America. (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0294870/) Continue reading

17th Annual OU Health and Wellness Fair

17th Annual OU Health and Wellness Fair
Wednesday, March 07, 2007, Noon-5PM

Ping Recreation Center (http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/ping.html)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Free and open to the public

The OU Department of Health Education and Wellness (http://www.ohiou.edu/healthwell/) is hosting its 17th Annual Fair featuring interactive games and activities with more than 30 vendors presenting on current health topics. Continue reading

“Illusions of the Stars” Benefit for Caritas House

“Illusions of the Stars” Benefit for Caritas House
Friday, March 2, 8pm

Dils Center Banquet Room
521 Market St, Parkersburg, WV
$10

An evening with your favorite divas past and present, featuring nationally-known tribute artists with hosts Amanda Love and Mama B. Morgan. Hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar. Doors open at 7 PM; Show starts at 8 PM.

Caritas House (http://www.caritashouse.org/events.htm), north-central West Virginia’s only AIDS service organization, is a United Way agency, and a member of the West Virginia Coalition for People with HIV/AIDS.
Contact: Caritas House 304-598-5111

OU School of Dance Winter Dance Concert

OU School of Dance Winter Dance Concert
8 pm – Thursday, March 1; Friday, March 2; Saturday, March 3
2 pm – Saturday, March 3

Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater, Kantner Hall (http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/kantner.html)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Tickets: $11 general admission, $8 Family Matinee

A concert of premier and existing works choreographed by faculty and performed by student dancers from the School of Dance (http://www.finearts.ohio.edu/dance/). Faculty performances are included in this special concert event. Pieces to be performed include Zelma Badu-Young’s “Kothbiro” (It’s Going to Rain), inspired by the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa.
Contact: gatling -at- ohio.edu

Screening: A CLOSER WALK

Screening: A CLOSER WALK
Thursday, March 1, 6pm

Baker Center Multicultural Center, Rm 219 (http://www.ohiou.edu/center)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Free popcorn

A CLOSER WALK (http://acloserwalk.org/), narrated by Glenn Close and Will Smith, is the first film to depict humankind’s confrontation with the global AIDS epidemic. Continue reading