West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Interactive seminar on youth violence scheduled Nov. 4
CONTACT: Dottie Bibbee, Phi Theta Kappa advisor, 304-424-8247.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nationally recognized criminologist Dr. James Alan Fox will present an interactive seminar entitled "The Young and the Ruthless: Youth Violence and Public Health" at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday (Nov. 4). The live satellite broadcast will be aired in Room 2212 at West Virginia University at Parkersburg and is free and open to the public.
The presentation will explore the public health threat of youth violence. Dr. Fox will examine the factors that lead to violence among youth and what can be done to stop it.
He is a former dean at Northeastern University in Boston. An authority on homicide, he appears regularly on national television and radio programs, including the Today Show, 20/20, 48 Hours and Oprah. Currently, he is a visiting fellow with the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, specializing in the measurement of homicide trends.
The broadcast is produced by the national college honorary Phi Theta Kappa and the National Collegiate Honors Council. It is part of a five-part series entitled "Dimensions and Directions of Health: Choices in the Maze." Local sponsor is WVU Parkersburg's Sigma Omega chapter of PTK. Additional information is available from PTK faculty adviser Dottie Bibbee, 424-8247.
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