Fund-raiser: Run and walk to benefit KU's Hilltop center
The Hilltop Child Development Center's Hilltop Hustle 2003 will begin when former Jayhawk basketball player Jarod Haase sounds the starting pistol at 8 a.m. Saturday.
The 5K run/walk and 1K family run/walk covers a moderately hilly course across the KU campus that begins and ends at the Hilltop center, 1605 Irving Road.
Runners of all ages are welcome.
To register, call 864-4940 or download a registration form at http://people.ku.edu/~msc/hilltop. Registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. the day of the race. All proceeds from the race will go to Hilltop's Families in Need Fund.
Politics: Israeli reserve officer to discuss conflict
An Israeli army reserve officer will discuss the Palestinian conflict and the road to peace during an appearance today at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 946 Vt.
Maj. Stav Adivi is one of 500 reserve officers and Israel Defense Force soldiers who have signed the Combatant Letter of 2002 protesting the missions of occupation. He also is a board member of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.
Adivi will speak at 7:30 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public.
Kansas University: Sutton Lecture to focus on corporate ethics
Corporate ethics will be the topic of a lecture Tuesday by a former executive at Johnson & Johnson.
Terence Downer, now senior partner with International Sounding Board LLC, will deliver the annual Walter S. Sutton Lecture at 7 p.m. at the Kansas Union Ballroom. His lecture, "Working in an Ethically Driven Company -- Johnson & Johnson," is free and open to the public.
The lecture series is organized by the KU International Center for Ethics in Business, a cooperative between the School of Business and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Downer spent 31 years at Johnson & Johnson, leading its sales force, directing clinical trials and starting three spin-off companies.