Professionals to speak on careers for women in media

Women from Michigan Public Media — Michigan Radio and
Michigan Television — will speak about opportunities for
females in broadcast media. They will speak from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at
the Center for Education of Women, 330 East Liberty St..

Orchestras to play Tchaikovsky at Hill

The University Symphony Orchestra and University Philharmonia
Orchestra will perform tonight at 8 p.m. at the Hill Auditorium.
Conductors Kenneth Kiesler and Andrew George will lead the
orchestras in playing Tchaivovsky’s Symphony No. 5, among
other songs. For information, contact the School of Music or call
Rachel Francisco at 764-0594.

Award ceremony to honor faculty, GSI teaching

Ceremonies will take place tomorrow to present the D’Arms
Faculty Awards for Distinguished Graduate Mentoring in the
Humanities and the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Awards.
The awards are given to these teachers for exemplaray mentoring and
teaching in the humanities.

The ceremony, which will take place in Rackham Amphitheater from
3:30 to 5 p.m. tomorrow, will include presentations to the award
winners, a guest speaker and a reception. For more information
contact Lynne Dumas at
“”> or 647-2644.


Crime notes

No suspects in backpack theft

A backpack and an iPod were stolen at about 1 p.m. Friday from
the Chemistry Building, the Department of Public Safety reports.
There are currently no suspects.

Reported gun actually replica

A caller reported man with a gun at 1203 Oakland St. at 3:25
p.m. Saturday. Police responded to find people making a video that
included a replica weapon.

Student arrested for drug possession

A student was arrested at the Mary Markley Residence Hall. The
student was in possession of marijuana and alcohol.

No injuries in crash

Two vehicles crashed at 1170 West Medical Center at 3:43 p.m. on
Saturday, causing property damage but no injuries.


This Day in Daily History

Protesters rally for student stripped of custody

Oct. 25, 1994 — About 50 students and Ann Arbor residents
crowded outside the Hatcher Graduate Library on this day to protest
a Macomb County circuit court judge’s decision to give
custody of the child of LSA sophomore Jennifer Ireland to the
child’s father.

Ireland made national headlines for the court decision, which
was protested mainly by the National Women’s Rights
Organizing Coalition.

The judge cited Ireland’s use of day care to care for the
child as one of the reasons for his decision to grant custody to
Steven Smith, the father.

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