Walgreen Center naming ceremony will honor Miller

A tribute to Arthur Miller, the legendary American playwright and University alum, will be held at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the Rackham Graduate School today.

The University’s School of Music is sponsoring the event, which will also celebrate the naming of the Walgreen Drama Center and the Arthur Miller Theater.


Japanese anime film to be shown at Lorch

The Center for Japanese Studies will sponsor a screening of the Japanese anime movie “Cowboy Bebop” tonight at 7 p.m. in Lorch Hall’s Askwith Auditorium.

The animated film, which is in Japanese with English subtitles, is being screened for free.


‘U’ to celebrate families of its employees

A celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Work/Life Resource Center will take place on the Diag from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today. The event will celebrate the University’s commitment to employees and their families.


Crime Notes

Video player lifted from EECS building

A DVD/VCR combination player was taken Wednesday from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building on 1301 Beal Ave., the Department of Public Safety reported. There are no suspects.

Dorm room burglarized while student sleeps

A burglar broke into a room in the Lee house of Vera Baits Residence Hall and stole the resident’s computer, backpack and wallet, DPS reported. The owner of the stolen goods was asleep in the room while the burglary occurred.


This Day In Daily History

New Law Library off-limits to non-Law students

Oct. 14, 1981 – With the construction of the University Law School’s new underground library, the Allan F. and Alene Smith Law Library Addition, new constraints on use by University students arose. Undergraduates and non-Law graduate students were no longer allowed to study in the new building.

Beverly Pooley, director of the Law Library, emphasized the need for Law students to use the Law Library’s resources on a daily basis without being interrupted by non-Law students.

Pooley said the presence of non-Law students in the old Law Library often precluded Law students from performing their work.

“It was like a zoo down there,” Law student Ron Klein said of the library when populated with undergraduates.

Nonetheless, the restriction did not prevent non-Law students from entering the new facility altogether. With a professor’s note or a visitor’s pass, other students would be able to conduct research or peruse the library’s legal resources.

Law students seemed to appreciate this new rule.

“It seems fair this area should be restricted to Law students, thereby providing the necessary space and atmosphere to carry out the important part of their curriculum,” said first-year Law student Dave Victor.

Law students said the library was not just a place to study, but also a vital resource place for their law school careers.

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