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Page 2-Sunday, November 11, 1979-The Michigan Daily
High school honor pupils taste 'U'

Lecture by the noted Israeli author and film critic
Yitzhak Ben-Ner
Sponsored by:
The Department of Near Eastern tudies
and Judaic Studies Program

BY ALISON HIRSCHEL
What do talented high school seniors
talk about when they get together in A2?
Well, if they were among the 160 in-
volved in the University's first "What
You Know Won't Hurt You" program,
yesterday, they discussed philosophy,
history, genetics, math, literature,
sociology, chemistry and computers.
The one-day program, which con-
sisted of two 90-minute seminars, a
dormitory lunch, and a guided tour of
campus, was "offered as a community
service to help meet the needs of high
school honors students who can benefit
from a University-level academic ex-
perience," explained Millard Storey,
assistant director of admissions.
SEMINARS WERE held on eight dif-
ferent topics, with a morning and after-
noon session for each.
According to Bert Hornback, the
English professor who dreamed up and
organized the event, "It's a neat thing

for bright kids to do, but it's not a
recruitment effort."
More than two hundred students from
all over the country trooped into Ann
Arbor yesterday and last Oct. 20 when
the first of the two identical programs
was offered. But not all the high school
seniors were interested in attending the
University. Roxana Issari, Okemos,
Michigan native conceded with a
giggle, "I'm here because I'm taking
the English Advanced Placement test
in the spring, and I thought this might
help me out."
ISSARI ADDED, "I like U of M, and
know it's a good school, but it's already
got one Issari." Issari's sister is a
sophomore in the school of Natural
Resources.
Another participant, Jeff Parker,

from Groves High School in Bir-
mingham, wanted to "get out of the
state to go to college" but was never-
theless enthusiastic about the computer
seminar. "I really enjoyed it," he said.
"It was informative and informal"
Other students were increasingly en-
thusiastic about the University after
the program. Karl Edelman of
Rochester, Michigan said he "loved the
science program" and even gave
grudging approval to the Markley lunch
which was served to most of the
program participants. "It was O.K.,"
he said, "but I ate at M.S.U., too, and
their food was a little better."
HORNBACK SAID he came up with
the idea after hearing of a Saturday lec-
ture series offered to high school
students by the University of Chicago.

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Sun., Nov. 4 thru Wed., Nov. 21
Ah1 Ceter, 512 Packard St.
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In a classified advertisement which
ran in the Friday and Saturday issues
of the Daily, it was incorrectly stated
that the wage for pollworkers for the
November 19 and 20 LSA Student
Government (LSA-SG) elections was
$1.10 per hour. The actual wage is $3.10
per hour. Appliations for pollworkers
may be obtained at the LSA-SG office
on the fourth floor of the Michigan
Union. The application deadline is
Tuesday, November 13.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11,1979
CAREER PLANNING &PLACEMENT
3200 SAB 764.7460
Columbus Area Career Conference, December 18
& 19, 1979 at Ohio State University, Ohio Union, 1739
High Street, Columbus, Ohio. Area employers will in-
terview December graduates planning to reside in
Columbus.
The Fund for Theological Education, Inc., offers
fellowships for the preparation for Ordained
Ministries.
Los alamos Scientific Laboratory announces
available postdoctoral research fellowships and
research appointments in areas of physics,
chemistry, math, CCS, biological sciences, materials
science, environmental health, geological science,
and engineering.
The Central Intelligence Agency has a Graduate
Studies Program for students attending graduate
school during the fall of 1980. The internship provides
an opportunity to work in economics, political and
strategic research, engineering, law linguistics and
psychology. Check at 3200 S.A.B. for complete details
and application procedures.
The. American Power .System will award 8.
fellowships for academic year 1980-81. The
fellowships assist students pursuing graduate
studies leading to a Master's degree in electrical or
mechanical engineering. Stipend includes full tuition
living allowances for individuals and their family,
books, and financial award to the engineering depar-
tment of the university.
The Devereux Foundation offers, 12 month Pre-
Professional Trainee-ships as Resident Ad-
visor/Counselor. Stipend $316409/month, housing
and meals.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12,1979
Daily Calendar
Ctr. Near East & N. African Studies: Ben Hoffitz,
"The Land of the Pharahs as Seen by an American
Student: A Slide Show," Lane Commons, noon.
Resource Policy & Mgmt Prog.: Greg Daneke,.-
"The-Proverty of Energy Planning"; Jean Shorette,
"What Belongs on the Coas?: visual Stimulation in
Resource Policy," 2032 Dana, noon.
Anatomy: David R. McClay, Duke-U., "On the
Mechanism of Cell-Cell Recognition," 5732 Med Sci
11, 12: 10 p.m.
Humanities. victoria M. Winkler, "Metaphor in
the Rhetorical Tradition: The Evolution of a
Theory," 1047 En. Eng., 3:10 p.m.
Mech. Eng. & App. Mech.: Viggo Tvergaard,
TYechnical-U., of Denmark, "On the Burst Strength
and Necking Behavior of Rotating Disks," 229 W.
Eng.,'4p.m.
Near East Studies: Yitzhak Ben Nir, "Contem-
porary Trends in Isreali Literature and Cinema,"
3050 Frieze, 4 p.m.
CSSEAS: Nemai Sadham Bose, Jadavpur-U.,
Calcutta, "Racial Discrimination and Indian
Nationalism," 200 Lane, 4p.m.
Macromolecular Res. Center: U.S. Nandi,
Bangalore, India, "Metal Complexes as Anti-Tumor
Drugs," 3005 Chem., 4 p.m.
Physics/Astronomy: C. Johnson, Lawrence
Berkeley Laboratory, "New Results from u p Reac-
tions at FNAL," 2038 Randall, 4 p.m.
Institute of Gerontology: Howard McCluskey,
"Unrealized and Frontier Potentials for Research
and Program Development in Gerontology," 1427
Golden Strdt, 7: 30 p.m.
School of Music: Collegium Musicum Con-
cert/Demonstration, Stearns, 8p.m.
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academia
He said he remembered thinking, "
could do a lot better than that in half af
hour." He then called sixtee
professors in different fields and asked:
them to participate in a one-dj
program. Not a single professo
refused, he said.
Prof. Richard Brandt, who deliver
a lecture on "The Uses of Philosophy;'
said he felt an obligation to agree d.
participate in the program., 4
Like Hornback, Brandt said he 4
not particularly concerned that not
of the students attending his semi
were planning to attend the Universi
"They seemed like a bright and liv
lot," he said.
EACH SEMINAR had a differ
style. Hornback began his lecture
"The Uses of Literature" with an
planation of why he teaches Engli
"You love people and you love boo,
ad you loveeto tak to te peope
an o oet akt h-epelove about the books you love," he said
Karl Zinn, from the Center elm
Research on Learning and TeachinCg
began his talk on "The Computer au.
Society" by arranging the students ina
circle around him and beginning an 04
formal discussion.
And History Prof. Gerald Linderma ,
started his lecture on "Vietnam and fi*
Misuse of History,"-by quoting a Har#i
poll in which high school students rated
history as the "most irrelevant of 21'
subjects listed." Linderman, never
theless, continued, undaunted.
HIGH SCHOOL seniors who had
received Scholastic Aptitude Test
(SAT) scores of approximately 1,300 br
higher were sent invitations to atteijd~
the program earlier in the fall. Accor
ding to Hornback, particular attentien
was paid to high schools in cities like
Buffalo, Cleveland, and Chicag6
because schools there regularly se
honors students to the 'U'.
The only expense in setting up the'
seminars was the postage needed to
send out the invitations, Hornback said.'
The Admissions Office, which ced'
sponsored the event along with the
Great Books Program, the LSA Honos"
Council, and the Alumni Associatonj
paid the postage and provided the:'!
brochures. "'r.
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