By George Lewis
forum is designed to give the the UK community and
Lexington residents an opportunity to address questions
and concerns that arise from the Sept. 11 terrorist
attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C.
18, 2001 (Lexington, Ky.) -- A
community forum originally set for tonight has been
rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the
Worsham Theater in the UK Student Center. The forum
was postponed in order to honor observance of Rosh
Hashanah, a Jewish high holiday.
will feature Michael Desch, associate director of
the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International
Commerce, a specialist in national security; Sarah
Goodrum, a National Institute of Mental Health postdoctoral
fellow in the Department of Behavioral Science, who
specializes in family reactions to violent deaths;
Russell Groves of the College of Architecture, former
Adjutant General of the Kentucky National Guard, a
retired U.S. Army general and a former teacher in
the Army War College; Stuart Kaufman, professor of
political science, an expert on international politics
whose most recent book deals with ethnic violence;
and David Wildasin of the Martin School of Public
Policy and Administration, an economist who deals
with public finance in domestic and international
is designed to give the Lexington community a chance
to hear from a panel of university experts regarding
the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York City and
Washington, D.C., and to provide commentary and ask
questions of panelists.
is intended to offer a useful set of ideas to help
people think about the consequences of the terrorist
attacks and the kinds of responses that might be made
to them," said Edward Jennings, acting chair of the
Political Science Department and professor in the
Martin School Of Public Policy and Administration,
who has organized the event. "We will address a broad
set of issues, including strategic considerations,
economic concerns, and individual and community well
being, rather than focusing exclusively on the search
for ways to retaliate against the aggressors."
Government President Tim Robinson will also address
of Kentucky Student Government has erected the UK
Remembrance Wall on the Student Center patio. Members
of the UK community can leave messages on the wall.
The wall is the first set up by a student body at
a Kentucky public university.
the Kentucky State Board of Student Body Presidents
passed a resolution that each public university would
establish a similar wall on their campuses.
the walls will be linked together and put on public
display in Frankfort. UK Student Government is working
toward making New York City the final destination
of the walls.