Friday September 8, 2006

Sept. 11 Events to Commemorate Fifth Anniversary

To commemorate the fifth anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, the University of Dayton will hold a memorial Mass, a panel discussion on the lasting impact of that historic day, and UD's international terrorism expert will hold a special class.

UD Events for Monday, Sept. 11:
  • 11 a.m., Miriam Hall 101 — Mark Ensalaco, an international terrorism expert and associate professor of political science at the University of Dayton, will be teaching his political violence class and showing CNN Pipeline's rebroadcast of CNN coverage on that day, five years ago. Ensalaco just finished a book titled "History of Middle East Terror From Black September to Sept. 11." Ensalaco has been interviewed by FOX's "The O'Reilly Factor," CNN, Reuters, the Associated Press and Voice of America, among others.
  • 12:05 p.m., Immaculate Conception Chapel — UD will celebrate a special Mass of remembrance for the fifth anniversary. Several members of the UD community who lost their lives in the attack will be remembered.
  • 7 p.m., Sears Recital Hall — "How Did We Get Here?" A panel discussion on the lasting impact of Sept. 11 will feature such topics as the progress in the War on Terror, the changing U.S. relationship with the Middle East and the challenges in Catholic thought on war. The event is co-sponsored by UD's department of religious studies.

For more information, contact Linda Robertson at 937-229-3257.