ASMSUs Student Assembly has postponed its consideration of the measure that calls for the drug RU-486 to be available to students through Olin Health Center.Because of the requested delay, the assembly plans to vote on the bill during its meeting Thursday.
Politics and public policy dominated the discussion at the second meeting of the 2001 LeFrak Forum and The Symposium on Science, Reason, and Modern Democracy on Thursday at the Kellogg Center Auditorium. Journalist William Kristol, the editor and publisher of the Weekly Standard, and MSU Professor David Rohde, the university distinguished professor in the Department of Political Science, addressed the topic: Parties and Partisanship in the wake of the Clinton Presidency and the Election of 2000. Both were called on to answer pertinent questions about the political world from more than 150 audience members.
A positive spin on the term racial profiling was the core of the Rev. Joseph Lowerys speech Thursday, part of Slavery to Freedom: An American Odyssey, a visiting minority faculty lecture series sponsored by the College of Osteopathic Medicine. We didnt have to have a violent revolution to overcome our oppression, Lowery said before his speech.
It was a reassuring sight.Whenever MSU police Sgt. Maureen Ramsey would make a traffic stop, she could always look back at her vehicle and see someone watching to make sure she was safe.He would be standing on the platform between the seats and I barely saw the silhouette of his two ears, the 13-year campus police force veteran recalled, still wearing her K-9 officer pin.The police officer doesnt become dependent on them in regards to safety, but its like having a four-pawed guardian angel.But for the last month, those pointed, furry ears have been noticeably absent from Ramseys patrol car.
The MSU-Detroit College of Law will be sponsoring Career Conference 2001 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today.The conference will allow students at DCL to meet with prospective employers and learn about various career options.Caryn Mateer, director of Career Services at DCL, said the event will be helpful to students entering the work force.Its very important that our students have access to government and public interest employers from across the state, she said.
In less than a hour, MSU students snatched up nearly 300 Valentines Day kits provided by Olin Health Center on Wednesday, which was National Condom Day.Members of Olins Health Advocate Program distributed festive Valentines Day bags in the International Center, which included candy, two condoms, lubricant and a card filled with safer sex tips.
The MSU Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Dr. Glenn Davis as the new dean of the MSU College of Human Medicine at its board meeting Wednesday.Davis, a corporate vice president of academic affairs at Detroits Henry Ford Health Systems, will begin his term as dean at MSU in May.MSU President M.
Two MSU professors are were selected to receive grants from the U.S. Office of Naval Research. Farhad Jaberi, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Aaron Odom, an assistant professor of chemistry, are among 26 scientists nationwide who will share $8 million in grants. Each will receive $300,000 from the government agency as part of the Young Investor Program.
ASMSUs Student Assembly has posed a question to students: To build or not to build.The undergraduate student government approved a bill Thursday which allocates $10,000 for a professional evaluation of the universitys intramural recreational facilities.