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Where to Be

MTV Celebs to Appear at MSU
Friday, Nov. 3, at 9 p.m. in the International Center
Join Tina (Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Duel, Fresh Meat & Road Rules South Pacific 2003), Jose (Real World Key West) and Svetlana (Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Duel and Real World Key West) as they talk about travel and the Real World. Answer MTV Trivia and win prizes including tanning packages, facility pass with a personal trainer from IM Sports, Crest Whitestrips®, or a digital video camera. This event is sponsored by STA Travel, IM Sports & Recreation Services and B-Tan.
AutumnFest 2006
Saturday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m. at the Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education
Join MSU alumni and current supporters of Michigan’s agricultural and natural resources industries in a brunch before the MSU vs. Minnesota football game. Register in advance for $20, or pay the event fee of $25 on Saturday. For more information, please visit http://www.canr.msu.edu.
The MSU Women\’s Leadership Conference: \”Woman by Chance, Leader by Choice\”
Sunday, Nov. 12, from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Union Building
The fourth annual conference includes 21 workshop sessions, a banquet dinner, prizes and more! Keynote speaker is Carlotta Walls LaNier, the youngest member of the Little Rock Nine. Registration for the conference ends Nov. 3 or sooner if full. Register and view the list of workshops at wrc.msu.edu/wild.
Usability and Accessibility Conference
Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 1:15 to 5:15 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
The fourth annual conference includes morning sessions and tours of the MSU Usability & Accessibility Center. This program will explore advanced topics in human-technology interface design, which are relevant to researchers, professionals and students. The organizers request advance registration by Nov. 7. More information is available at www.usability.msu.edu.
“From Swastika to Jim Crow” film
Thursday, Nov. 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the North Conference Room of the Main Library
The film is co-sponsored by Jewish Studies and the MSU Library Colloquia Series. Based on the book by Gabrielle Simon Edgcomb, the film is about European Jewish people who escaped Nazi Germany and immigrated to the United States during the 1930s and their uncertain futures. The film will be followed by a faculty panel, including Kirsten Fermaglich, Ken Waltzer and Pero Dagbovie.
Face of a Woman: The HIV/AIDS Pandemic
Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in 252 Erickson Hall.
Clips from the film A Closer Walk will be shown, followed by an open discussion with Jeanne Gazel, director of the Multi-Racial Unity Living Experience (MRULE). Among the topics included in the discussion will be reasons why women have become the new face of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and what students can do about it.

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