Job fair held in Michigan Union
The Division of Student Affairs and the Career Center will be sponsoring a job fair in the Michigan Union from 2 to 6 p.m. this afternoon.
Students can talk with different organizations about full-time jobs and internship opportunities. The job fair will allow students to connect with organizations who will be interviewing this fall at the Career Center.
Attorney Floyd Abrams talks about academic freedom
Floyd Abrams will present a lecture titled, “Whose Academic Freedom?” in the Rackham Auditorium at 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. Abrams’s talk is the 15th annual University Senate’s Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom.
Abrams is an educator and attorney who has argued First Amendment cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. In his book, “Speaking Freely: Trials of the First Amendment,” he discusses cases he has argued involving The New York Times, ABC, NBC and CBS.
Socratic Club focuses on issues related to religion
The Socratic Club will be holding a meeting in the Michigan Union from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. tonight. The discussion group focuses on issues related to religion. English Prof. Ralph Williams will give a presentation on religion and civil order followed by questions. The discussion is open to students of all faiths.
Hindu Student Council teaches Indian dance
The Hindu Student Council will be giving lessons on how to perform Garba and Dandia, two traditional dances from the Indian state of Gujurat. The event is open to any interested students. The lessons will be given in Leonardo’s in the Pierpont Commons from 9 to 11 p.m. tonight.
Pot found in patient’s clothing at ‘U’ Hospital
University Hospital Security called the Department of Public Safety last night to inform them they found a bag of marijuana in a patient’s clothing. DPS would not disclose why the patient was at the hospital. The case has been forwarded to the criminal investigation unit and is still being investigated.
Car hits bike and speeds away
University Hospital security reported that a hit and run occurred in the M-Works area at the Main Street and Madison Avenue intersection last night around 7 p.m. A car hit a bike and than sped off.
This Day In Daily History
LSA moves in to administration building floors
Oct. 6, 1964 – The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts will receive three floors of the current administration building, expanding its space in research, administration and teaching by 65,000 square feet. The University expects to complete the move by 1966 – part of an effort to ease overcrowding and relocate academic buildings on central campus.
The move will displace offices not directly dealing with academic functions to two new buildings still in the planning stage. Major administrative offices will be moved to a new structure located behind the West Quadrangle Residence Hall on Thompson Street. Another structure on Hoover Street will be erected to house general University services personnel. Both buildings are expected to be completed by the fall of 1966.
While LSA is designated to take over the second, third and fourth floors of the current administration building, the occupants of the first and fifth floors, housing registration and records and the University radio station, respectively, will be allowed to remain.