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By United Press International   |   April 7, 2003 at 3:12 PM
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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2003

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN American History Museum presents An Odyssey in Print: Adventures in the Smithsonian Libraries featuring exhibition curator Mary Augusta Thomas offering a gallery talk highlighting recently added books.

DATE: April 8, 2003

LOCATION: National Mall, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-357-2700

WEB ADDRESS: si.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION hosts a lecture on "Economics and Identity" featuring George Akerlof, U.C. Berkeley, 2001 co-winner of the Nobel Prize in economics.

DATE: April 8, 2003

LOCATION: 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, V.A.

CONTACT: 703-292-8070

WEB ADDRESS: nsf.gov

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH THIRD LECTURE IN THE FIC 35TH ANNUAL GLOBAL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES presents "Global Health Priorities: Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors," with Dr. Alan Lopez, Professor of Medical Statistics and Population Health and Head, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Australia.

DATE: April 8, 2003

LOCATION: Masur Auditorium, Building 10, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: Irene Edwards, 919-496-2075

WEB ADDRESS: nih.gov

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Board on Children, Youth and Families holds its Board Meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

5:45 p.m. - Dinner, National Academies, Room 201

6:30 p.m. - Welcome and Introductions

Discussion with Michael Feuer, Executive Director, DBASSE

7 p.m. - Reports

Michael Cohen

Jane Ross

7:45 p.m. - Status of Current Studies

Family Work Policies

Sandy Korenman

Jennifer Gootman

Evaluation of Children's Health

Ruth Stein

Neal Halfon

Mary Ellen O'Connell

A Strategy to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking

Mary Ellen O'Connell

W.T. Grant Prize - view video of prizewinners

Tom Dewitt

Amy Gawad

DATE: April 8, 2003

LOCATION: 500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS: nas.edu

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS holds a concert featuring the Beaux Arts Trio presenting a program of music by Beethoven, Liebermann and Mendelssohn, as well as Paquito d'Rivera's "Fiddle Dreams.

DATE: April 8, 2003

LOCATION: LC, Coolidge Auditorium, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-6362

WEB ADDRESS: loc.gov

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