Author Salman Rushdie coming to campus

Author Salman Rushdie, winner of several international literary prizes and awards, will give a speech on “At what Cost Safety? Today’s Moral Compass” Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Storer Auditorium. At the event, Rushdie will discuss the threat of modern terrorism. Doors will open at 5:15 p.m., and no cellphones or backpacks will be allowed.

School of Nursing appoints director

The School of Nursing and Health Studies has appointed Jay K. Ober as director of simulation education, announced Nilda Peragallo, dean of the school. Ober will oversee simulation activities and program development for the Simulation Center in the new M. Christine Schwartz Center for Nursing and Health Studies.

Ober is a recognized leader in the field of simulation educaton. Before joining the School, he introduced patient simulation into the United States Air Force Reserves (USAFR), where he now serves as a tactical Flight Nurse Instructor and newly appointed Chief of Patient Simulation.