Fair offers students help with finding housing
The Housing Fair 2003 will help students search for on- and
off-campus housing options and will allow students to meet local
landlords and property owners and learn about the housing process.
Refreshments will be served. The fair is from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on
Monday in the Michigan Union Ballroom.
Symphony band, faculty to perform
The Symphony Band will be accompanied by University faculty
musicians Ellen Rowe, Louis Nagel and Daniel Washington as they
explore George Gershwin’s work and his influence on American
composers. The event, sponsored by the Music School, will begin at
8 p.m. today in the Michigan Theater. Tickets range from $5 to
Heinz Kerry speaks on activism, students invited to attend
Teresa Heinz Kerry will speak about her activism pertaining to
environmental issues and women’s rights. Kerry, wife of Democratic
presidential candidate John Kerry, will begin speaking Sunday at 3
p.m in the Kuenzel room of the Michigan Union. At 4:30 p.m.,
students can board free buses and attend a rally at Comerica Park
with John Kerry. Students can watch the debate at Hockeytown Cafe
at 7 p.m. and board buses at 10:30 p.m. to return to Ann Arbor. The
event is sponsored by Students for Kerry and the College
Business School students to help food banks
The MBA Food Fight, a national food drive, kicks off at noon as
students from business schools across the country collect food and
money for local food banks. The drive lasts for two weeks and
includes a Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream sale, a Zingerman’s
breakfast and a Halloween canned food trick or treat. Last year,
the University collected nearly 46,000 pounds of food, losing to
Michigan State University, which collected over 162,000 pounds.
Dropoffs can be made at bins in the Business School student lounge,
Law School and Dana Building. The food drive is sponsored by the
Global Citizenship Club.
University prof to discuss particles
Stephen Miller will discuss how some elementary particles are
able to travel through the earth and through us without a trace. He
will explain how these particles were discovered and how this
discovery may help learn about dark matter, invisible particles
that make up matter in the universe. The lecture, “Finding the
Invisible,” is part of the Saturday Morning Physics Lecture series.
It is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. tomorrow in room 170 of the Dennison
Tailgate event protests Iraq war
Students will be protesting war with Iraq in the Tailgate for
Peace event. There will be free food, art, live music and T-shirts.
Sponsored by Anti-War Action!, the event is from noon to 4 p.m.
tomorrow at Elbel Field.
‘U’ alumni to speak on math careers
University alumni from business, education and financial sectors
will be speaking at the Math Career Conference. Graduate school
information and application materials will also be provided. The
event is from 1 to 4 p.m. today in the South Atrium in East
Lecture to discuss religion in Roman world
Paula Fredriksen, a professor at the Boston University School of
Theology, will speak about Judaism and Christianity in the lecture
titled, “Jesus of Nazareth, the Temple Tantrum, and the Dog that
Did Not Bank: Current Reconstructions of the Death of Jesus.” The
lecture, sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, begins
at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Mendelssohn Theater of the Michigan
Musical drama to examine gender behavior
“Daphne and Apollo Remade,” with music by Enid Sutherland and
poetry by Alice Fulton, looks at the challenges and inequalities
faced by women. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women
and Gender, the drama begins at 7:30 p.m. today in the Mendelssohn
Theater of the Michigan League. Admission is free.
– Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter Adhiraj Dutt.