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The Michigan Daily-Friday, February 4, 1983-Page 3
Inmate Project sends 'U'

students to local

By BECKY BERNARD
Jackie DeGroat said she was nervous
the first time she entered Milan
.Federal Prison. She knew she would
encounter things she wasn't used to but
still didn't know what to expect.
After talking to several prisoners,
however, DeGroat, an LSA senior,
discovered they were "people with
families and jobs. People that just
hadn't made it in society."
DEGROAT'S experience was not
very different from that of other par-
ticipants in Inmate Project, which of-
fers Unviersity students a chance to
learn about the criminal justice system
through actual experience. At the same
time, they can earn two sociology or
education credits.
Project Inmate is a part of Project
Community, a University community
service organization which offers
college credit to students to work at
public agencies in southeastern
Michigan.
"The whole concept of Inmate
Project is that you learn best by doing,"

said Kathy Edgren, the program's
director.
THIS SEMESTER, volunteers are
working with inmates at Cassidy Lake
Technical School, Jackson State
Prison, and Huron Valley Men's and
Women's Facilities. Other students are
working with juveniles at! the Maxey
Boys Training School in Green Oaks
Township, Huron Residential Services
for Youth, Inc., and the Washtenaw
County Juvenile Detention Center.
Volunteers who do not want to work
inside institutions can work with
disabled ex-offenders, as attorney's
apprentices or in other court positions.

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prisons
In addition to providing academic
tutoring to inmates, volunteers offer a
number of diversions from prison life,
Edgren said. These include slide
shows, dancing, music, exercise
classes, and sporting activities.
Students even help inmates organize
talent and fashion shows, Edgren said.
AT THE juvenile institutions, volun-
teers teach inmates job finding skills,
how to improve their study habits, and
how to apply to college.
EDGREN SAID the inmates ap-
preciate the students' efforts. "We're
someone from the outside. It's impor
See INMATE, Page 6

Daily Photo by ELIZABETH SCOTT
Kathy Edgren, director of Inmate Project, talks about the program which offers University students the chance to work
at various prisons and correctional facilities in southeast Michigan.
Arms control nominee apologizes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Kenneth
Adelman, fighting for his confirmation
as arms control director, said yester-
day the administration will make a
decision by mid-February on two test
ban treaties that have languished since
the mid-1970s.
Adelman, testifying before the Senate
Foreign Relations Committee, also
apologized for being "overly cautious"
last week when he told the committee
that he hadn't thought about such issues
as whether a nuclear war was win-
nable.
It isn't, he testified yesterday.
ADELMAN, NOMINATED to head
the Arms Control and Disarmament
Agency, raised criticism with his lack
of answers last week, and Committee
Chairman Charles Percy had

threatened to hold up his nomination
until the administration moved on the
two test ban treaties.
In yesterday's testimony, Adelman
had answers. He said a nuclear war,
even if limited at the outset, would
spread because "pressures would be
toward escalation."
"There would be no winners in a
nuclear war," he said, although he
declined to explicitly say that the
United States couldn't "prevail" in
such a conflict.
ON WHETHER THE United States or
the Soviet Union could survive a major
nuclear war, Adelman said, "No. . . It
would change the fundamental nature
of the world, the fundamental nature of
human life. It would be such a
cataclysmic event that it would be

horrendous." PRESENTS
His answers to the questions brought
praise from Percy, who said they were-RAPTURE
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earlier testimony.
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-HAPPENINGS-
Highlight
ABENG, the minority support organization of East Quad, presents the nin-
th annual Minority Arts and Culture Festival. The festival coincides with
Black History Month, and is composed of cultural presentations from dif-
ferent ethnic groups. Today's activities include a women's workshop, an art
exhibit, and a gospel concert at 8 p.m. in the RC Auditorium of East Quad.
Films
Alt Act-Spellbound, 7 p.m., Murder on the Orient Express, 9 p.m., MLB 4.
CFT - A Hard Day's Night, 7, 8:45, & 10:30 p.m., Michigan Theatre.
Mediatrics -On Golden Pond; 7 & 9 p.m., MLB 3.
AAFC - Bad Girls, 7, 8:40, & 10:20 p.m., Nat Sci.
CG - Swept Away, 7 & 9:15 p.m., Lorch.
C2 - The Man Who Fell to Earth, 7 & 9:30 p.m., Aud. A, Angell.
Pilot Program - The Point, 9 p.m., Red Lounge, Alice Lloyd.
Performances
School of Dance - Thesis Concert, "Gallery: A Dance Concert," Lynette
Kessler, Alan Lommasson, & Jonathon Urla, 8 p.m., Studio Theatre, Dance
Bldg.
PTP - Diary of a Madman, 8 p.m., Trueblood Arena, Frieze.
Symphony Band & Wind Ensemble - Concert, 8 p.m., Hill Aud.
School of Music - Violin Recital, Laura Ross, 8 p.m., Recital Hall.
Ann Arbr Civic Theatre - An Evening of Ionesco, 8 p.m., Main Street
Theatre.
Ark - The Paxton Project, 8:30 p.m., 1421 Hill.
Community High School - West Side Story, 8 p.m., Community High
School.
Speakers
Germanic Languages & Literatures - Wolfgang Pordzik, "German
American Relations", 4 p.m., West Conf. Room, Rackham.
South and Southeast Asian Studies - Two Films, Mekong & Tongpan, 7
p.m.; Bag Lunch, Karl Hutterer, "Banchiang: A Lost Bronze Age & Ar-
cheological Politics", noon, Commons Room, Lane Hall.
Natural Resources - Robert Hann, "The Resurgence of Forestry in the
Lake States," 3p.m., 1040 Dana Bldg.I
Guild House - Ann & Don Coleman, "Cuba Today: Reflections on a
Recent Visit," noon, 802 Monroe.
Museum of Art - Katherine Aldrich, "Jean Paul Slusser: 1886-1981,"
noon, Art Museum.
Russian & East European Studies - The Armenian Odyssey, Lucy Der
Manuelian, "Diamonds, Dragons, and Crosses: The Art of Armenian Rug
Weaving,"7p.m., Rackham Amphitheatre.,
Electrical & Computer Engineering - Melvin Shaw, "Recent Research in
Amorphous Thin Film Devices," 9a.m., 2306 E. Engin. Bldg.
Meetings
Tae Kwon Do Club - Practice, 5 p.m., Martial Arts Room, CCRB.
Duplicate Bridge Club - Open Game, 7:15 p.m., League.
Int'l Student Fellowship - Mtg., 7p.m., 4100 Nixon.
Spartacus Youth League - Class Series, "Revolutionary Marxism
Today," 7:30 p.m., Conf. Room 6, Union.
Folk Dance Club - Dance Class, 8 p.m.; Request Dancing, 9:30 p.m.,
Third Floor Dance Studio, corner of William & State.
Society of Women Engineers-- Dinner, 6 p.m., Business Mtg., 6:30 p.m.,
311 W. Engin. Bldg.
Theatre & Drama - Auditions for "Beggar on Horseback," 4:30 p.m.,
Rehearsal Hall, Power Center.
Kiwanis Club - 57th Annual Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor Sale, noon,
Kiwanis Club Activities Center.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI. 48109.

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