In Short

Rwanda President Paul Kagame will present the Karl Taylor Compton Lecture on Thursday from 3:30–5 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

The 2008 Career Fair will take place Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Johnson Athletic Center. The Career Fair Kickoff and Networking Session will take place Wednesday, 7–9:30 p.m. at the Kresge BBQ Pits.

A “movie-on-the-lawn” event, hosted by the UA Committee on Student Life, will feature Ferris Bueller’s Day Off tonight at 8 p.m. in Kresge Oval. Free hot chocolate and pizza.

Leila W. Kinney of Comparative Media Studies will replace Associate Provost Philip S. Khoury as the director of arts initiatives, effective Oct. 1.

Institute Professor John M. Deutch ’61 spoke before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Friday about the importance of pursuing all available avenues of energy research. An archived webcast is at public/_files/energy091208.ram.

A memorial gathering will be held for former MIT Corporation Chairman Alexander V. d’Arbeloff ’49 on Oct. 17 at 3:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium.

Procurement’s Annual Vendor Fair is Thursday 9 a.m.–2 p.m. in McDermott Court. Free food & samples!