University of Rochester

EVENT: "An Evening with Helen Thomas: Women's History Month Featured Speaker"

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in Hubbell Auditorium on the University of Rochester's River Campus

ADMISSION: $3 for University undergraduates; $7 for the University Community; and $10 for the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Common Market in Wilson Commons and at the door.

February 9, 2007

Helen Thomas, the longtime White House Bureau Chief often referred to as "The First Lady of the Press," was a pioneer for women journalists covered breaking news from the FBI to Capitol Hill. For 57 years, she also served as White House correspondent for United Press International and covered every president since John F. Kennedy.

Thomas is now a syndicated columnist for Hearst Newspapers and has written three books, including her latest, Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President: Wit and Wisdom from the Front Row at the White House.

The event is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, UR Women's Caucus, Simon Association of Women MBA's, and the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact the Common Connection at (585) 275-5911.