More Universities Remember 9/11
Highs and lows in higher education's commemorations.
8:00 AM, Sep 10, 2011 • By MICHAEL WARREN
More readers are writing in to tell us how colleges and universities around the country are commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11 (and be sure to read Charlotte Allen's piece on how the country's elite universities are observing the tenth anniversary). Here are those examples:
A student at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater describes how his campus is remembering:
At Fordham University in New York City, students and faculty will commemorate those members of the Fordham community--students, alumni, and family members--who died on 9/11 at two university wide Masses on Sunday. At Saint Louis University, an interfaith prayer service was held yesterday morning, at 10:03 (the time the fourth plane crashed). Three Masses will be held on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Emory University's Oxford College campus will be hosting "9/11 Ten Years Later: Gathering Community, Sharing Light, Practicing Respect" on Sunday.
And part of the University of Texas's commemoration on Sunday will include the staging of a play titled "september play" by Courtney Sale. Here's how the UT public affairs office describes the play:
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