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UAF launches 'Diversity Matters' program

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902

03/20/08

The University of Alaska Fairbanks journalism department and the UAF Office of Multicultural Affairs recently launched a new student-produced television program, "Diversity Matters."Ě

The program, which airs Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. on Fox 7, features UAF students interviewing local residents about what diversity means and how it is reflected in the community. The goal of the program is to cultivate a community environment that supports openness, understanding and dialogue.

CONTACT: Charles Fedullo, UAF assistant journalism professor, 907-474-7995 or via e-mail at ffcbf@uaf.edu. Ana Richards, UAF Office of Multicultural Affairs manager, at 907-474-7300 or via e-mail at fnamr@uaf.edu. Marmian Grimes, UAF public information officer, at 907-474-7902 or via e-mail at marmian.grimes@uaf.edu.