News Briefs

Graduate school fair
Check out several grad schools 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. Representatives from programs and colleges will be set up in the IRC connector to answer questions and guide students through the application process. For more information, contact Michele Albright at or (231) 591-2685.

A forum for change

Disability Awareness Month presents a keynote address by Liz Plachta about the declining enrollment of adults with disabilities. The forum will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in UCB 202C and is free, but there is a lunch, so those who wish to attend must RSVP to Maggie Walcott at

Student debates on the election

Join the Ferris Political Engagement Project 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 24, to listen to students from various RSOs debate on significant issues about the upcoming election. The event will be held in UCB 202. For more information, contact Dr. Christian Peterson at

Kickin’ it with the queens

Participate in an open discussion about mental health with the You Beautiful Black Woman RSO 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in UCB 203 Founder’s Room. The conversation will be a monthly event with topics ranging from mental health, domestic violence and breast cancer. For more information, contact Charnice LaGrone at