West VirginiaUniversitys public administration program will sponsor a panel discussion,”One Year Later: Controlling Internal Terrorism,”at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the Mountainlair Rhododendron Room. The public is invited to attend this free event, which is part of a day-long series of activities planned by WVU to remember the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Refreshments will be served at 9:15 a.m., followed by a panel discussion that begins at approximately 9:45 a.m. and continues for 60-90 minutes.

Dave Tennant of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Clarksburg will serve as moderator. Other panel participants are:

  • Otis Cox, Adjunct Professor, WVU Division of Sociology/Anthropology and former West Virginia Cabinet Secretary for Military Affairs and Public Safety

  • Kareem Shora, legal representative, Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee, Washington, D.C.

  • Tom Bush, USA Patriot Act specialist, Federal Bureau of Investigation, St. Louis, Mo.

  • Gerald Pops, professor, WVU Division of Public Administration

The panel discussion is sponsored by the Capstone Seminar within the Master of Public Administration program. For more information, contact Dr. Pops at 293-2614 ext. 3153.

Other WVU activities on Wednesday, Sept. 11:

  • Woodburn Clock Tower Bells to Chime, approximately 8:45 a.m. and Noon

  • Temporary Memorial Wall listing the names of the Sept. 11 victims, 8 a.m.-throughout day, Scholars Wall, outside Downtown Campus Library

  • Tree Planting Ceremony, 1 p.m., Outside Downtown Campus Library; Student Government Association to set up tables to hand out flags and activity brochures

  • Commemoration and Prayer Service, noon, Health Sciences Center Pastoral Care Department, sidewalk area, West Lobby

  • Community Medicine Student Association, tables with information for parents on talking to children about death, terrorism, human rights; childrens artwork display; Health Sciences Pylons lobby throughout day


  • Candlelight Vigil/Musical Tribute/Moment of Silence/Bell Ringing, 7:30 p.m., Woodburn Circle

For more complete information, visit online at:http://www.wvu/eduand click on the”We Remember”icon.