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The Michigan Daily - Friday, October 17, 2003 - 3A
Men at work

Union hosts session
for pre-law students
Students will have the opportunity to
learn about law school options by talk-
ing to representatives from over 100 law
schools today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sponsored by the Black Undergraduate
Law Association and the Comprehensive
Studies Program, Law Day will help stu-
dents learn about the best ways to get
prepared for law school, about specific
law programs and how to get advice on
writing personal statements and applica-
tions. Financial aid information and law
school applications will be available.
Law prof to speak
on terrorism and
First Amendment
David Cole, a professor at George-
town University Law Center and a com-
mentator on National Public Radio will
discuss "Freedom and Terror: Sept. 11
and the 21st Century Challenge." Cole
has been central to the national debate
over the potential effects of the U.S.A.
Patriot Act on First Amendment rights.
The lecture begins at 4 p.m. on Monday
in 100 Hutchins Hall in the Law School.
Storytellers tell
tales of Huron
River, aquatic life
In "The River Must Flow: Storytelling
at the Huron River and Fall Color Walk,"
third generation storyteller Elizabeth
James will tell a collection of stories cel-
ebrating water and aquatic life. The sto-
rytelling will be followed by a guided
walk to and from the riverfront. The
event is from 2 to 4 p.m. in Nichols
Arboretum on Sunday.
Lecturer links
disease prevention
to global conflict
David Hamburg, recipient of the Pres-
idential Medal of Freedom, will give a
lecture titled "Making War Unneces-
sary." Hamburg, a former doctor,
teacher, hostage negotiator and presiden-
tial adviser, will apply his theory that the
best solution to a disease is prevention
rather than treatment and will apply this
theory to dealing with international con-
flicts. The event is from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Monday in Auditorium 4 of the Modern
Languages Building. The event is spon-
sored by the International Institute's
Advanced Study Center.
Racism, immigration
in Greece subject
of film screening
As part of the Hellenic Cultural
Month, there will be a screening of
"From the Snow," a film about racism
and immigration in Greece.
The award-winning drama follows
three Greek-Albanians who leave Alba-
ma due to political changes in the early
'90s and go to Greece where they find
isolation and racism rather than the bet-
ter life they had hoped to find. The
screening is at 8 p.m. Saturday in Lorch
Hall Auditorium.
The screening is sponsored by the
Hellenic Student Association.
Register for flag-
football tourney
Entries for the Department of Recre-
ational Sports 2003 flag football season
will be accepted from 11 a.m. to 5:30
p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building
on Monday. The entry fee is $85 per
team. The season begins on Oct. 23 at

the Mitchell Fields.
Panel to discuss
U.S. image and
policy abroad
Robin Wright, Los Angeles Times
global affairs correspondent and Middle
East expert will chair a discussion titled
"Restoring America's Image Abroad."
Panelists from the U.S. State Depart-
ment, Altria Inc., Hill and Knowlton and
others, will discuss the communication
of U.S. policy in the world today.
This discussion is part of the "Com-
municating with Skeptical Audiences-
Challenges and Solutions" workshop
presented by the Yaffe Center for Persua-
sive Communication. The event is from
10:30 a.m. to noon today in room, 4448
of East Hall.
Rare anime to be
screened at Lorch
In "Prince of the Sun: Horus' Great
Adventure," a boy named Horus lives
alone with his father in a remote land.
Upon his father's death, Horus searches

Regents grant $35M for
expansion, renovation
of 'U' art museum

By Carmen Johnson
Daily Staff Reporter
FLINT - Now with the University Board of
Regents' approval, architects will begin designing
a $35 million expansion and renovation of the Uni-
versity of Michigan Museum of Art.
The museum, which currently displays only 3
percent of its collection due to space shortages,
will be expanded, doubling its existing space.
The project, to be funded primarily through pri-
vate funding, has already received $6 million in
donations.
But construction will not start until fundraising is
complete, University President Mary Sue Coleman
said at yesterday's Regents' board meeting in Flint.
A major fundraising campaign will begin next
year, hoping to capitalize on the recent attention
generated from the museum's high-profile exhibits
like the current art on loan from the State Her-
mitage Museum in St. Petersburg - artwork dis-
played in the United States for the first time.
"As demonstrated so clearly by the St. Peters-
burg tricentennial, the (University's) museum plays
a significant role in supporting interdisciplinary
learning and engaging the community in the visual
arts," Coleman said.
Museum Director James Steward said he is
excited about the approval of the renovation project.
"The museum is in desperate condition when it
comes to space," Steward said, who has been direc-
tor since 1998. "We struggle with the space."
Steward added that the expansion might be added
in the space between Angell Hall and the museum.
Ann Arbor resident Susanne Alexander gives
weekly talks on special exhibits at the museum.
"It will be terrific to have more space for
our large collection,"

"As demonstrated so
clearly by the St.
Petersburg tricentennial,
the (University's) museum
plays a significant role in
interdisciplinary learning
and engaging the
community in the arts."
- Mary Sue Coleman
University President
Alexander saids. "It will benefit visitors and staff."
Allied Works Architecture, based in Portland,
Ore., has been asked to undertake the job. Plans
include the addition of classrooms, a small restau-
rant and more exhibit space.
"Allied Works Architecture is now doing
some of the most refined museum buildings in
the United States," Steward said. "I admire their
ability to combine a warm and elegant minimal-
ism with great sensitivity to historically signifi-
cant structures."
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Workers clean up after a head-on collision on Murfin Street In front of Pierpont Commons on North
Campus yesterday afternoon.
ommttee delays approval
of Mich. judge to fedcourt

WASHINGTON (AP) - A
Senate committee again delayed
action yesterday on the nomina-
tion of a Michigan judge to a
federal appeals court.
Senate Judiciary Committee
Chairman Orrin Hatch made no
comment after delaying for a
third time a scheduled vote on
the nomination of Michigan
Court of Appeals Judge Henry
Saad. President Bush has nomi-
nated Saad for a seat on the 6th
U.S. Court of Appeals.
Saad's nomination process

has been a rocky one. U.S. U.S.
Sen. Carl Levin (D-Detroit)
and Debbie Stabenow (D-
Lansing) attempted to block a
hearing on Saad's nomination
over the summer. They were
angered because former Michi-
gan Sen. Spencer Abraham, a
Republican, had blocked hear-
ings on two of President Clin-
ton's nominees.
Margarita Tapia, a spokes-
woman for Hatch, said he and
Levin are trying to work out a
compromise, but she wouldn't

discuss any details. Stabenow
was further angered this month
when she received e-mail com-
ments from Saad that may have
been inadvertently sent to her.
In the e-mail, Saad complained
about the nomination process
and said, "perhaps some day
(Stabenow) will pay the price
for her misconduct."
Stabenow and Levin sent a
letter to White House counsel
Alberto Gonzales on Oct. 4 say-
ing the tone of Saad's e-mail
was highly offensive.

To the twenty '31 E scholars who will be
wearing this pin on campus this year.

Daniel Bartz
Daniel Dunkel
Helen Ma
Kristen Neubauer
Nandan Padmanabhan
Carrie Peterson
Sean Augenstein
Adrienne Sproul
Michael Ron
Bayly Wheeler

Justin Voss
Connor Henley*
Brandon Eagen*
David Masselink*
Joshua Huyser-Honig*
Maurice Telesford*
Paul Sarantos*
Justin Valley*
Jeremy Tolbert*
Bethanie Yaklin*

Wednesday
October 22
11am - 3pm
Michigan Union

Meet with over 100 graduate schools
from across the country
Explore options, collect application
information, ask about financial aid
Visit The Career Center's homepage
for a list of schools scheduled to
attend
For more information contact us at:
320'SAB - 764-7460
www.careercenter.umich.edu

*New Scholars
h1931 Engineering Class of the University of Michigan, celebrating its 72nd Reunion, and its Scholarship
Selection Committee proudly announce and congratulate the winners of the prestigious '31 E Scholarship award
for the 2003-2004 school year. All Scholars have achieved and maintained a high level of academic excellence.
The winners will be honored at the annual reunion dinner of the Class of 1931 E,
which will be held at the Sheraton Inn the evening of October 17, 2003 at 5:30 PM.

The Class's legacy, the '31 E Scholarship program, was established in
1982. Over 100 Scholars have been selected since that time. Each year
the scholarship represents a substantial portion of the Instate Tuition.

Carroll E. Dietle
1931 E Class Member,
Director of Media Relations

The Fareer Center
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