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Speakers
say state - ,9 .
should not
resist
auitorratiionr Sri
By LAUREL ADELMAN
Michigan's industries are only hur-
ting themselves by opposing
automation, the director of a local'
technology institute said last night
If the state is to become a leader in
high technology fields such as robotics,
people must become less concerned
with the problem of displaced workers,
according to Jerome Smith, director of
the Ann Arbor-based Industrial
Tchnology Institute.
"THE FAILURE to automate will be
worse for labor than automation," he
told an audience of about 30 gathered Peter Eckstein, executive director of Go
See OFFICIALS, Page 9 the key role automation will play in Mich
Center of Continuing Education on Nort
-HAPPENINGS-
Highlight
The Latin American Solidarity Committee presents Alberto Arne, a
,fepresentative of El Salvador's Democratic Revolutionary Front, and William
Vigil of the Nicaraguan Embassy as keynote speakers of their three-day
"Latin America Speaks" teach-in. The lecture will be held at the School of
Education's Schorling Auditorium at 8.p.m.
Films
Cinema Guild - In the Realm of the Senses, 7 & 9:05 p.m., Lorch.
AAFC - The Horror of Dracula, 7 p.m., Taste the Blood of Dracula, 8:30
p.m., Night of the Living Dead, 10:15 p.m., Nat Sci Aud.
Alternative Action - Murder at the Gallup, 7 p.m., Murder at 45 RPM,
8:30 p.m., Murder, She Said, 10:15 p.m., MLB 4.
Cinema II-- Taxi Driver, 7 & 9 p.m., Angell Aud A.
Performances
Performance Network; Michigan Labor Theatre -- "Dangerous Times," 8
p.m., 408 W. Washington.
Ark -- Joe & Antoinette McKenna, Uillean pipes, tin whistle, accordian,
harp and vocals, 8 p.m., 1421 Hill.
School of Music - Piano recital, Fernando Garcia Torres, 8 p.m., Recital
Hall.'
Speakers
South & Southeast Asian Studies - Bui Kong Quang, "Why do Peasants
Rebel? A Reassessment of Samuel Popkin's Views on the Vietnamese,"
noon, Lane Hall Commons.
Guild House - Russ Bellant, "The Far Right, the Pentagon & National
Security," noon, 802 Monroe.
Astrofest - Jim Loudon, "Space Shuttle Future: The Spacelab Era
Begins," with latest films and slides on shuttle missions, 7:30 p.m., MLB 3.
Gender Research - Salmome Gebre-Egziabher, "Pre- and Post-colonial
Roles & Status of Kikuyu & Luo Women in Kenya," 12:10 p.mi. International
Center.
Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County - Arlene Eakle,
"Genealogical Research in the British Isles," 7 p.m., Ann Arbor Public
Library.
Anthropology-Colloguium, Michael Taussig, "History as Sorcery," 4
p.m., 2021 LSA.
Natural Resources - Allen Rutney, principal investigator with the
Eastern Caribbean Natural Area Management Program, noon, 1036 Dana.
Engineering - Aerospace Engineering Undergraduate Seminar, H.T.
Fisher, "Russian Manned Space Program - An Overview, 3:30 p.m.,
"Carrol Auditorium, Chrysler Center; CICE seminar, Dennis Bernstein,
"The Optimal Projection Equations for Fixed-Order Dynamic Compen-
sation," 4p.m. 1024 E.Engin.
Meetings
Chinese Students Christian Fellowship - Fellowship and Bible study, 7:30
p.m.. Memorial Christian Church.
Tae Kwon Do Club - Practice, 5 p.m., CCRB Martial Arts Rm.
Duplicate Bridge Club -open game, League 7:15 p.m.
Ann Arbor Chinese Bible Class - 7:30 p.m., University Reformed Church.
Korean Christian Fellowship - Bible study meeting, 9 p.m., Campus
Chapel.
Miscellaneous

Peace Corps - Returned Peace Corps volunteer potluck, volunteers come
.with dress & dish from your host country, 6 p.m., International Center.
Women's Athletics - Field Hockey, Michigan vs. Iowa, 4 p.m., Ferry
:Field; Volleyball, Michigan vs. Purdue, 7 p.m., CCRB gym.
Folk Dancing Club -Teaching Croatian dances, 8-9:30 p.m., followed by
request dancing until midnight, 3rd floor dance studio corner of State and
William.
Hockey --Michigan vs. Miami, 7:30 p.m., Yost Arena.
Museum of Art - Art break, Virginia Castor, 12:10 p.m.; public sale of
fixed price items, 5-9 p.m., Michigan Union.
Michigan Gay Undergraduates - Masquerade Ball, 9 p.m., Lawyers Club,
Law Quad.
ROTC - Haunted house, 7-11 p.m., North Hall.

The Michigan Daily-Friday, October 28, 1983 - Page 3

LSA STUDENT

GOVERNMENT COUNCIL
is now taking applications for
November 14 & 15 election.
LSA Student Government office is
located in room 4003 of the
Michigan Union.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 763-4799
FILING DEADLINE:
MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1983

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Daily Photos by RENEE FREIER
v. James Blanchard's Commission on Jobs and Economic Development, speaks about
igan industries. Eckstein was one of five speakers at a forum last night in the Chrysler
Campus.
GEG set to mail ballots

(Continued from page 1)
agreements, not all are members of the
union.
Non-members will be able to vote on
the contract if they fill out the ap-
plication to become a union member
that will accompany the ballot. The
deadline for voting is Saturday, Nov. 12
at 1 p.m. Members can vote by mailing
the ballot back to the union or by
placing it in a drop box in the lobby of
the LSA building by Nov. 11th.
UNION MEMBERS can also vote
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 12th at
the Michigan League. The five-member
Elections Committee will begin coun-
ting the ballots after 1 p.m.
The contract, which would run
through March, 1985, calls for a 5.1 per-
cent pay hike, a 7 percent reduction in
tuition payments, and a guarantee of a
net gain between salary and tuition in-
creases. The pact also widens
provisions for grievances by graduate
assistants in disciplinary actions.
Currently, grievance proceedings are
only set up for terminations.
The contract also will give teaching
assistants a voice in departmental
policy concerning class size. Where no
policy exists, the University would "ac-
Prep courses
(continued from page 1)
said.
MOST STUDENTS who took prep
courses agreed that the programs were
helpful. Mike Mithen, an LSA senior
who took the Dental Admissions Test
(DAT) after enrolling in a Kaplan cour-
se, said the preparation definitely im-
proved his score. "I think I did better
than if I hadn't taken the course," he
said.
Paul Morton, an LSA senior, said he
was pleased with his results on the Law
School Admissions Test (LSAT) after
taking the Kaplan course, but he
thought the high cost involved made the
system unfair to some students.
"These courses should not exist. But if
they are to exist, they should somehow
be made available to everyone," he
said.
Spearin-Hurst responded that
scholarship programs are available to

tively encourage" departments to
develop one, according to Abraham
Ehrlich, a GEO negotiator.
THE LAST contract agreement bet-
ween GEO and the University was
defeated by the membership in October
1982. At that time, a group of GEO
members lobbied heavily against the
contract, calling for better pay
provisions, exemption from tuition, and
substantive affirmative action plans.
There has been no organized opposition
to the current proposal thus far.
Ehrlich called the latest proposal "a
reasonable first step. We get enough in
terms of initial things. (Provisions of
the contract)set precedent and they set
the stage for future negotiations."
A summary. of the contract, which em-
phasizes pay, tuition, and class size
issues will accompany the ballot,
Goldenfeld said.
The Elections Committee's in-
structions for voting includes the
following message: "Whether for or
against ratification, the vote of every
member is needed. Without a contract,
the survival of GEO and the salaries,
tuition waiver, benefits, etc., won for
TA's and SA's (Student Assistants) are
in jeopardy."
boost scores
students based on financial need and
academic status. "We have never tur-
ned away a student who has come to us
for help," she said.
Cost for the programs range from
$250 to as much as $600.
NOT EVERYONE agrees that the
courses are worth the money, though.
Victor Valentino, another LSA senior
who took the LSAT, said that if he had
to do it again, he wouldn't have spent
the money. "The test is based on skills
you have picked up," he said. "It is
hard for (the prep courses) to coach
you on that."
Valentino said that if he had to do it
again he would buy a preparatory book
and study the material on his own.
Although Spearin-Hurst would not
discount the content of such books, she
said, "How many people are going to sit
down and really study them?"

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Lebanon rallysupports U.S.
(Continued from page 1>

The four foreign ministers held a one-
day meeting at the 17th-century
chateau of La Celle St. Cloud outside
Paris to consider their response to Sun-
day's terrorist attacks on American
and French members of the
multinational force in Beirut.
"NO WORDS CAN be found to ex-
press harshly enough our condem-
nation of those acts," said a statement

read by Foreign Minister Claude
Cheysson of France.
While the four ministers reiterated
their intention to keep thier forces in
Lebanon, they said there would be
"very deep disappointment" if a
Lebanese national reconciliation con-
ference scheduled to be held in Geneva,
Switzerland next week failed to reach
agreement.

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