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The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 3

ON CAMPUS
Scientist to lecture
on new cell biology
research
Lydia Villa-Komaroff, a chief
scientific officer at Cytonome, Inc.
- a company that applies micro-
fabrication, the process by which
microchips and small sensors are
designed, to cell biology research
- will give a lecture today titled
"Developing High Speed Cell Sort-
ing for Cell Therapies."
The event will take place at 4
p.m. in room 3699 of the Med Sci
Research II building and is spon-
sored by the Association of Multi-
cultural Scientists and the Rackham
Graduate School.
Curator to give
lecture on
collaborating.artists
Elizabeth Hutton Turner, a senior
curator of art at the Phillips Collec-
tion in Washington, will give a lec-
ture on the artist Alexander Calder
and his collaboration with Jacques
Prevert. The event is sponsored by
the Institute for the Humanities and
will begin at 4 p.m. today in room
0520 of the Rackham Building.
Documentary
reveals warfare
in Uganda
There will be a screening of the
film "Invisible Children" today at 8
p.m. at Hale Auditorium in David-
son Hall. The documentary tells the
story of rebel warfare taking place
in Uganda as it was witnessed by
three college students who traveled
to the country in 2003.
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Born into a Hindu family, named after a Muslim and
schooled by Catholic nuns, Aman Motwane's diverse religious
experiences will transform your perspective on life.
Keynote:
AMAN MOTWANE
author of the influential best-seller
The Power of Wisdom
Wednesday, March 8, 7:00pm
hors d'oeuvres at 6:30

Granholm: New
requirements
won't hurt career
education

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Police respond to
possible domestic
dispute

An alleged domestic dispute was
reported on Sunday. The alleged dispute
occurred at the University's Northwood
IV apartments on North Campus, the
Department of Public Safety reported.
No one was hurt.
Accidental fire
causes extensive
damage to car
A car on 2910 Huron Parkway caught
fire at about 10 p.m. on Sunday, reported.
The fire, which was accidental, caused
heavy damage to the car.
Substance
damages card
reader in Bursley
A caller reported that a bleach-type
substance had been poured into a card
reader in Bursley Residence Hall, DPS
said. DPS received the call at about 8:30
p.m. Sunday.
THIS DAY
In Daily History
'U' adopts new
S policies for
students with AIDS
March 7, 1986 - Headed by the
University AIDS task force, the Uni-
versity has approved new guidelines
regarding the treatment of students
with AIDS. The new guidelines,
taken from the recommendations of
the American College Health Asso-
ciation, suggest that students with
AIDS should be allowed to attend
classes and that the University com-
munity should be educated about the
disease.
ACHA's guidelines are "based on the
best currently available medical infor-
mation and on recommendations of the

About 40 percent
of high school juniors
and seniors take
vocational classes
LANSING (AP) - Gov. Jennifer Gra-
nholm said yesterday that she'll consider
the needs of career education students in
her push for tougher curriculum require-
ments.
Around 40 percent of high school
juniors and seniors in Michigan are
enrolled in classes at career centers and
similar schools, the governor said.
Those students take regular classes at
their high schools but also spend parts
of their days at career centers getting
a combination of applied academics
and specific occupational skill train-
ing for jobs ranging from hospitality
services to computer-assisted drafting,
construction, computer programming,
health care, marketing, interior design,
cosmetology and welding.
Yesterday, Granholm tried to address
concerns that her push for 18 hours of
required math, science, English, social
studies and foreign language will not
hurt students who want to continue tak-
ing career education classes. Michigan
now requires only a civics class.
"It is our full intent that the content
that is being taught in high school
also be taught through the career and

tech education centers," the gover-
nor said during a news conference at
Eastern High School.
Chuck Wilbur, a Granholm adviser,
said after the news conference that both
kinds of classes can count toward the
graduation requirements.
"It's just a question of how the final
requirements are worded," he said.
"She's not going to let CTE (career
technical education) get crowded out
of the schedule."
Michigan Association of School
Administrators spokeswoman Linda
Wacyk said she's glad the governor is lis-
tening to educators' concerns about the
expanded curriculum requirements.
"In a recent survey that we did, about
60 percent of our members expressed
some concern that the guidelines as pro-
posed would tend to dissuade students
from pursuing career and technical edu-
cation, because it would be perceived as
too difficult to get it all in," Wacyk said.
The State Board of Education sup-
ports giving schools some flexibility on
what counts as the required core classes,
which should help, she said. But she
wants lawmakers and the governor to
move slowly and keep the career educa-
tion students in mind.
"We want to proceed thoughtfully. It is
a valuable piece of the education pie, and
we want to make sure we make room for
those kids," Wacyk said.

for additional info:
Ernestine Griffin
734-994-9997
regriffini @aol.com

sponsob
Association of Religious Counselors
University of Michigan Division of Student Affairs
Unity On Campus Student Organization

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Roger Pohl
734-662-5529
rpohl@umich.edu

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