Ellen Ratner, White House correspondent and president of Talk Radio News Service, is discussing topics ranging from the impact of talk radio, to media bias, to the morality of the death penalty while in-residence at Hope as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow this week.

She is speaking to several classes or campus groups, and the presentations that will be open to the general public are listed below. Admission is free.

In addition, she will be broadcasting her talk radio shows several times a day every day from the television lounge in the Kletz in the DeWitt Center. Members of the Hope community are invited to listen in, and even to participate in the discussions.

Careers in Journalism -- on Wednesday, March 6, at 8 p.m. in the Cook Hall lounge (dessert and reception sponsored by Department of Communication).

Media Bias and Role in Politics -- Thursday, March 7, at 11 a.m. in Multicultural Room-East of Phelps Hall (hosted by Young Democrats). Prison Issues with Women, and Women and Elective Office -- Thursday, March 7, at 1:30 p.m. in room 135 of Van Zoeren Hall (Introduction to Women's Studies course).

Women in Broadcasting and Other Women's Issues -- Thursday, March 7, at 3 p.m. in the Granberg Room of the Van Wylen Library (Sociology of Gender course; library's annual Carol Juth Lecture). A reception will follow from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Macroeconomics -- Including political debate concerning economic stimulus, Social Security and tax reform, Friday, March 8, at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. in room B30 of Van Zoeren Hall (Principles of Macroeconomics courses).

The 100 E. 8th St. building is located between College and Columbia avenues.

Cook Hall is located on the north side of 10th Street between College and Columbia avenues.

Lubbers Hall is located on the south side of 10th Street between College and Columbia avenues.

Nykerk Hall of Music is located along the former 12th Street between College and Columbia avenues. Phelps Hall is located on Columbia Avenue at 10th Street.

The Van Wylen Library is located on College Avenue at Graves Place (11th Street).