WMD inspector to speak on nuclear nonproliferation

Former U.S. weapons inspector David Kay, a leader in the search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, will deliver the annual Harold Jacobson Lecture today at 3 p.m. at Rackham Auditorium.

Kay’s speech, titled “What is the Future of Non-Proliferation,” will discuss ways in which nations can be prevented from obtaining nuclear weapons.

Sociologist to discuss Japanese cinema and anime

Toshiya Ueno, a teacher at Wako University in Tokyo, will speak about Japanese cinema and anime today at noon in room 1636 of the School of Social Work Building.

Ueno will speak specifically about the style of film known as “A-national movies” and the idea of singularity of modernity and sub and pop cultures in Japan.

Genetic imagery artist to speak at Michigan Theater

Suzanne Anker, a visual artist and theorist working with genetic imagery, will speak today at 5 p.m. at the Michigan Theater as part of the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Series, sponsored by the School of Art and Design.

Anker’s work has been featured at many museums around the country, including the Smithsonian. She is co-author of the book “Molecular Gaze: Art in the Genetic Age.”

 

Crime Notes

DPS officer tears pants in pursuit of unruly fan

A fan at Saturday’s Penn State football game threw full, open water bottles at ROTC students, the Department of Public Safety reported. While scaling the wall to apprehend the disorderly fan, a DPS officer tore the knee out of his uniform. The subject was cited for throwing projectiles in the stadium.

Digital camera stolen from South Quad director

The resident director of South Quad’s digital camera was stolen from her office Monday night between 6 and 7 p.m, DPS reported. She also stated the room was locked and only two staff members and facilities management are given keys to the room. There are no suspects at this time.

Student reports identity theft

During a six-month period, a student reported finding her mail already opened and not receiving important mail, DPS said. The student said she now suspects that she is a victim of identity theft. The student said among these missing items were her Social Security number verification and a statement from a credit card company. Her suspicion was heightened when she checked her credit report in 2005 and found an account opened in her name from the Bank of Marin. The account had a $200 credit limit with a balance of $300. DPS said the case is under investigation.

 

This Day In Daily History

‘U,’ grad students clash over labor contract

Oct. 20, 1982 – The Graduate Employees’ Union accused the University of violating labor contracts by delivering due cards late and by not informing teacher’s assistants of their labor rights.

Tim Feeman, a member of the union’s steering committee, said that the University is required by contract to deliver dues cards in early September, but some departments did not receive them until last week.

Colleen Dolan-Green, University personnel administrator, said the University is looking into the complaints.

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