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HU Annual Read-In Selects Jeff Hobbs' 'The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace'

Hampton University's Department of English has selected Jeff Hobbs' The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left for the Ivy League, as the 2015 Annual Read-In book. The Read-In is March 25-26.

The opening session, March 25, at 6 p.m. in Ogden Hall, will feature Hobbs reading from, discussing, and entertaining questions about his New York Times best-selling work. The event will continue the next day with panel discussions at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., a town hall meeting at 12:30 p.m. and a closing reception at 2 p.m.

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HU Conference On The Black Family

37th Annual Conference on the Black Family

The Hampton University School of Pharmacy is hosting this year's 37th Annual Conference On The Black Family. The theme is, "Controlling Diabetes: A Call to Action for Minority Families." Officials have said the event, March 18-20, will focus on the problem of diabetes, health disparities, and diabetes management in communities. The conference includes a free health fair that is open to the public March 19. For more information or to register visit or call 757.727.5071.

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Hampton University High School Day

Hampton University is hosting its 37th Annual High School Day April 3, 2015 on the University campus. This year's theme is "Hampton University: An EPIC Experience." At the all-day event, prospective students will have the opportunity to speak to faculty and staff from various academic departments at the Open House and Academic/Student Activities Fair. Throughout the day the HU Student Recruitment Team (SRT), which helps plan the event, will give campus tours. For more information call the HU Office of Admission at 757.727.5329. Attendees can also register on-site event day, starting at 7:30 a.m. in the HU Convocation Center. The Morning Program begins at 9:00 a.m.

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