April 28, 2003
To announce a visiting speaker in Coming to
Campus, send a brief description (maximum 300
words) of the event, including the date, time,
and place, and giving the name, title,
outstanding accomplishments and, if available, a
headshot photo of the speaker to: Advance, 1266
Storrs Road, Storrs, CT 06269-4144 or by e-mail:
with Visiting Speaker in the subject line. The
information must be received by 4 p.m. on Monday,
a minimum of one week prior to the publication
Publication will depend on the space available.
Preference will be given to events of interest to
a cross-section of the University community.
Children's Author, Illustrator To Speak At
Dodd Center April 30
Eric Rohmann, the 2003 Caldecott Winner, will give a
presentation about his book My Friend Rabbit on
Wednesday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Thomas J. Dodd
Research Center in Storrs. The book is a lighthearted
celebration of the friendship between Mouse and Rabbit.
Through hand-colored relief prints, the characters tumble
and spill from the page.
A resident of the Chicago area, Rohmann is painter, a
printmaker and a fine bookmaker. He also was awarded a
Caldecott Honor in 1995 for his debut book, Time
Rohmann's talk is hosted by the UConn Co-op and is
free and open to the public.
Call 800.U.READ.IT or 860.486.5027 for information.