Sexual assault victims discuss experiences

Sexual assault victims will be able to share their experiences
today in a discussion sponsored by the Sexual Assault Prevention
and Awareness Center. The event will be hosted in the Michigan
Union Ballroom from 7 to 9 p.m. Support services will be made
available.

Medical School students hold classical concert

Medical School students will play selections of classical music
this Thursday in the main lobby of the University Hospital. The
event begins at 12:10 p.m. and is sponsored by the Borodin
Society.

‘U’s affirmative action defense lawyer to speak

Maureen Mahoney will speak about one of the University’s U.S.
Supreme Court cases, Grutter vs. Bollinger. Mahoney was the chief
author of the brief filed on behalf of the University, and she also
spoke in the hearing before the Supreme Court. The event will take
place at the Power Center for the Performing Arts tomorrow from 4
to 5:30 p.m. It is sponsored by the Center for the Education of
Women.

U.S. ambassador to Slovakia to give lecture

The U.S. ambassador to the Slovak Republic, Ronald Weiser, will
give a lecture titled “Central European Transition: Opportunity for
American Diplomacy and Business.” Weiser is a Business School
graduate and founder of McKinley Associates, a national real-estate
company. The event, the 37th Annual William K. McKinley Memorial
Lecture, will take place today in Hale Auditorium in the Business
School at 4:30 p.m.

Scholar to lecture on education in democracy

Barbara Holland will give two lectures titled “Strengthening the
Role of Education in Democracy” and “Community-Building: Progress,
Patterns and Predictions” in the 2003 John Dewey Lecture. Holland
is executive editor of the Metropolitan Universities journal. The
event is sponsored by the Edward Ginsburg Center for Community
Service and Learning, Arts of Citizenship, Office of the Vice
President for Research and the School of Education. It will be from
3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Alumni Center.

Panel to discuss issues related to disabled students

The Council for Disability Concerns will discuss the
opportunities and rights of disabled students in an event titled
“Investing in Ability.” Then-University President Harold Shapiro
established the council in 1983, a year after the University
observed the International Year of Disabled Persons. The event will
take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Henderson room of
the Michigan League. It is sponsored by the Office for
Institutional Equity, Human Resources and Affirmative Action.

University dancers to perform trios

Mira Kingsley and University dance grad Alexandra Beller will
perform three trios titled “Waiting for Chekhov or a Bit of Rope,”
“The Women in Question” and “Room to Die.” Kingsley and Beller’s
theater work sold out in New York City in 2002. The show will be at
the Betty Pease Studio Theater in the University Dance Building,
1310 N. University Court.

Tickets will be sold for $8 at the door beginning at 6 p.m. The
event will be at 7 p.m. today. Space is limited.

Anime films to run at free event

Full-length Japanese animation films chosen by the audience will
be shown at the Underworld on 1202 S. University Ave. Admission is
free, and the event will take place tonight from 9 to 11 p.m. There
is no admission after 9:30 p.m.

Local comedians perform stand-up

Local comedians will perform stand-up comedy at the Heidelberg
Restaurant’s Club Above, located at 215 N. Main St. Tickets will be
$5, and the event will take place from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
tonight.

– Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter Ryan Vlcko.

 

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