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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Sunday, January 25, 1970

nrollmen, bom
(Continued from Page 1) ably end up as discussions of en-
t Prof. Erich Steiner of the vironmental problems.
ny department is not too en- "I don't think it's all that hard
astic about the new demand to inform the public generally,"
ourses. He feels that the real Rhodes says.'
unt of student .support can-'
be easily gauged, because of He does not see a deep knowl-
lack of student-faculty com- edge of science as essential for all
ication. "The students don't to comprehend the seriousness of
is what they think," he says. the situation.
ked about his department's "However," he adds, "to train
s for more environmental people to work in the area (of
ses for non-botany majors, pollution control) there is a need
ner said that "quickie" courses for much more thorough knowl-
uis area would not be enough. ,edge." He admits the University
nly after you understand the presently does not provide this
:s of science can you be aware kind of knowledge.
our duty as a citizen," he said. "The solutions to the environ-
hout all the pre-requisite mental ills that plague this coun-
Lee courses, the student has try must come from a higher

TOPIC HOUSE:
Ex-addicts find new means
for re-entering community life

DAILY OFFICIAL

BULLETIN

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sent in TYPEWRITTEN f o r m to
Room 3528 L. S. A B1 d g ., before
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tion notices a re not accepted for
publication. F 0 r more informa-
ti n, phone 764-9270.

WESTBURY, N.Y. (A) - How1
do young ex-addicts go about re-
entering the community? T w o;
Long Island professors are try-j
ing to lead the way through an<
experimental program that in-
cludes both vocation and college9
courses.I
Topic House, a residentialf
therapeutic community for ad-,
dicts here, will send two-thirds of;
its 75 residents to schools next
semester, including 37 who will
take one or two night classes for
credit at nearby Nassau Com-
munity College.
No one suggests that returning

let it get me uptight, that's all.' is that the ex-addict "has noth-
Joe Millang, 24, was one of the ing to fall back on when he gets
original 17. He has been 'at Topic out. We were concerned that they
House since it opened three years go out on the streets again no
ago and now is a resident staff better prepared for life than be-
administrator_ He enrolled last fall fore they come in

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in a creative writing course and
found a special challenge.

"I found that the stories I was
writing were about myself, t h e
conflicts I've had and the ones
I'm going through, my search for
identity, what I want to be and
what I don't want to be," he said.
He recalls some rough moments
for Topic House students, "like
our first test We all felt: This

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y a superficial knowledge of level," comments Rhodes. "I see
issue." the basic sciences as very much
'he real problem, as Steiner involved. We need more accurate
s it, is "how to get people to scientific information about the
point where they apply such exact conditions at present. Then
owledge to their own behavior, the whole academic approach to
e kids seem concerned now, but their solution will have 'to be
bet that on the first nice day drastically, altered, to train peo-
spring, the Diag will be just as ple to deal with them."
mpled and covered with Junkp
ever," he said. "You've dot to Rhodes would like to see a col-
ch a personal level and de- lege of Environmental Science
op a sense of social responsi- opened, incorporating the areas of
ty before any courses will be biochemistry, medicine, sociology
value." and anthropology, as well as the
;eology Prof. Frank H. Rhodes more t r a d i t io n a 11 y involved
ws the student involvement sciences.
ire positively. "I see the interest The ultimate impact of this
a part of much broader con- growing concern will have to be
'n. It's related to the criticism felt on an international, economic
the war in Vietnam and other level, says ENACT leader Allen.
ues," he says. "It expresses a "Our'economy is now based on the
w concern for the quality of life Keynesian principle of growth and
d responsibility for one's fellow an expanding population. Correc-
m.- I think it's very commend- tion of environmental problems
le." would involve switching to a stable
As part of his introductory economy," he said. "This could'
urses, Geology 111, 112, Rhodes mean actions such as closing all
s instituted weekly 'talk-in" immigration in t o the United
icheons which he says inevit- I States."
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to school is easy. Quite the con- is where we really blow it.'" But;
trary. when the first marks include a
"It's a whole other world, it's sprinkling of As along with Bs
scary," says Dr. Victoria Sears, a and Cs, he said, "we all realized

"In a field where there has been SUNDAY, JANUARY 8
so little good news this program is Day Calendar
one of. the few promising develop-
ments," he said. Mrs. Sears spoke Recital: Willis Patterson, bass and
of the program as providing a Eugene Bossart, piano: Rackham Lec-{
"success opportunity." ture Hall, 4:30 p.m.
Recital: Jack Roberts, piano: School
Joe Millang put it his own way, of Music Recital Hall, 4:30 p.m.
"It kills us when people are extrI International Center Film Series:
lenient, when they don't treat you Michelangelo; The Last Giant: Inter-
like everyone else. I'm learning SUNDAY, JANUARY 26
how to adjust to living like a man." s StAY, JANUAR: r. .
Special Statistics Seminar: Dr. B.
"::::::;-::::.;.:::.::::.::".:..,:."-.,.::.; P. Lientz, System Development Corp.,
Two Problems in Reliability Theory"
ORGANIZATION 451 Mason Hall, 4:00 p.m.
j~iT1 LJ11 lJGeography Dept. Lecture: Dr. R e i d
gBson, Univ. of Wis., "The Artificial
IClimate of the City" Rackham Am-
NOTICESphitheater, 8:00 p.m.
Professional T h e a t r e Program
" ..................................................................... (Phoenix Theatre) The Crim inals (U.S.
Concert Dange Organization: N e w Professional Premiere: Lydia Mendels-
Oraiato:Sohn Theater, 8:00 p.m.
semester schedule for dance classes at_
Barbour Dance Studio. Tuesdays, 7:00, General Notices
begining - intermediate - modern:Ge a oie
Tuesdays 8:00, advanced modern. TEACHER PLACEMENT:
Thursdays, 7:00, intermediate ballet. The following schools will interview
All classes coed -newmembers alway. prospective teachers in our office dur-
welcome. ing the week of Jan, 26. Additional
information concerning dates and fields
University Lutheran Chapel, 1 51 1 will be included in our Placement Bul-
Washtenaw, Gamma Delta, Jan. 25, letins and posted on bulletin boards on
6:00 p.m. Supper - program, a timely campus.
and pertinent movie. . American School of Madrid
Arlington, Va.

Midland, Mich.
New Boston, Mich.
Appointments for interviews w i t h
these schools may be made beginning
Mon., Jan., 26, on a first come, first
serve basis, by calling Mrs. Krieger,
764-7459.
Pl acement Service
GENERAL DIVISION
3200 S,A.B.
Peace Corps All This Week, Jan. 26-
30. Room 3529 SAB, information, repre-
sentatives to answer questions, litera-
ture available. Speakers will be happy
to meet with any campus groups, call
764-7460, Miss Webber, for speaker ar-
rangements. Representatives available
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri. No appoint-
ments necessary.
6Interview at Journalism Department,
Tues., Jan. 27, call 764-0420 for appts:
Toleda 'Bilade seeks LS&A graduates in
all majors for editorial positions, also
have Summer Intern Program.
-University of Rochester, interview-
ing Tues., Jan. 27, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
seeks MSW candidates for staff posi-
tions, cali 763-1363 for appointments.
Interviews at Genral Division, call
763-1363 for appointments, call be-
fore 4:00 p.m. day preceding visit. Re-
sume is necessary for interview, in-
quire about registering to establish
a resume. Organizations are pleased to
speak with young men regardless of
pending military obligations.
Week of February 6, 1970:
Cole National Corporation
Genova Products
Transcon Lines
Dun and Bradstreet
Fr. .

Head Ski and Sports Wear
Inland Steel
Lincoln National Life
Josiph Ryerson and Son
Computer Technology
R. R. D:onnelley'
General Foods
American National Red Cross
Army Special Services
Chase Manhattan Bank
JacoUbson's
U. S. Civil Service Commission
Social Security Administration
Further information on requirements
and positions avail, by calling 763-
1363. Schedules are filling up quickly,
call early in the week.
SUMMER PLACEIENT SERVICE
' ~212 SAB,'Lower L~evel
SUMMER PLACEMENT SERVICE
Interview at Summer Placement:
January 26: Miss Liberty, London,
England, representative, will interview
Sinterested students Mon., Jan. 26 from
3-5 p.m. Openings for men and women
in general office work. Evenings and
weekeds free to travel, etc.
January 28, 29 and 30: Camp Tamar-
ack, Fresh Air Society, Detroit. Open-
Sings for cabin counselors, specialists
Sin waterfront, arts & crafts, nature
campcraft, tripping, dramatics, dance.
"music, unit and asst. unit supervisors
caseworker truck-bus driver, nurses,
counselors with emotionally disturbed,
Marionette theater, and kitchen-porter
positions.
January 28: 1-5 p.m. Institute for
I Creative Studies, Chevy Chase, M d.,
o saignpi.2.apun pug s a np..8 saas
work on two campus projects: 1) Stu-
dent Rebellion, and 2) Black Studies
Program. Details at SPS, 212 SAB.

psychiatrist and director of treat-
ment for the Nassau County Drug
Abuse Addiction Commission,
which runs Topic House. "Espec-
ially when one's credentials are
not terribly in order." The fears
are typified by Andi, a pretty
Topic House resident n~i former
coed whose college life was halted
by a three - year siege with hero-
in.
"When people know you're
an ex-addict, they may accept you
on the surface; but there's always
that feeling 'can she be trusted?
Can I bring her to my house? Will
she steal everything in sight?'"
she said.j
But as she resumes school s h e
has the example 'of 17 fellow Topic
Houses residents who successfully
initiated the program last f a11,
and she says, "I'm not going to

how our first reading of the situa-
tion was just based on fear. We
really felt good."
The program is financed under
a $34,000 research grant from
the State Department of Educa-
tion to Melvin Morgenstein and
Harriet Strongin of the college's
business department.
Morgenstein sees the program
giving ex-addicts two things: first,
greater motivation for staying iih
Topic House and completing the
therapy, and second, it "really
prepares them for something to

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