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The Michigan Daily -Thursday, March 15, 1990 - Pag0 5
Grad. schools recruit on. campus

by Heather Fee
Graduate Schools Reporter
Undergraduate students had a
chance to look into their future last
The University's School of Edu-
cation and four Michigan medical
and dental schools explained the ben-
efits of graduate school to undergrad-
uates at recruitment sessions in An-
gell Hall and the School of Educa-
tion building last night.
In addition to informing the stu-
dents about their programs, the re-
cruiters helped prepare prospective
students for interviews and applica-
At the medical and dental school
session admissions deans and current
students from Michigan, Wayne
State University, Michigan State

University and University of Detroit
spoke to about 50 prospective medi-
cal students.
First year LSA student Ariel
Smits, a prospective medical stu-
dent, said the session gave her
"exposure to the type of medical
schools in Michigan, what they have
to offer and what they require."
Connie D'Amato, an assistant
profesor in pathology and a member
of the admissions committee at the
University, said prospective medical
students should realize the admis-
sions committee has the students'
best interests in mind when they
make selections.
"I want to let them know we're
not a boogy-man out there," she
She explained that the criteria

that inteiviewers consider when talk-
Img to appcams are itutivatiori to
study mneditine, iuatuiity knowledge
01 current inedieal isaues. iinteJrptA-.
sonal skills qualty ol undeigiaduate
education, iWite'aty. utside ainer-
ests, aid geiiai Kiuwiedge,
Dale ii.i.g, an LSA juiioi, said
the session neiped nini plui ahead. A1
got a mt-o to t Itai idleismtaiidaaag of
what I teed to a.complin Oeloie I
appiy to get itto iied stnuoi, he
Dr. Charles Vincent, Assistant
Dean at Wayne State said that "It is
your (the stuciits) market." En-
rollment, he explained, is dcOwn and
medical schools aie fighting over the
best students.

Duing the School of Education
session Barbara Gorenflo, the
school s admissions representative,
explained the admission process.
Patinia Natalie, coordinator of
.ec uitunei. tinancial aid and gradu-
ate re o ds iin the school, informed
piospLuve students of a new finan-
cial aia package of two year fellow-
AlteI the presentations students
bioke into small groups and asked
faculty ~nembeis about their ijidivid-
ual piogiains.
Guienflo said, " We wanted to
make (students) aquainted with the
application process and give ther- a
chance to meet with faculty they
might not meet otherwise."

North ends testimony against Poindexter

North testified yesterday that he
didn't "feel good" after ling to
Congress to conceal secret aid to the
Nicaraguan Contras even though he
was praised by his boss, John
North concluded his testimony by
insisting that he violated no laws by
lying during the Aug. 6, 1986,
meeting at the White House with
members of House Permanent Select

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Committee on Intelligence.
But the former National Security
Council aide told prosecutor Dan
Webb that he didn't "recall having
any emotion" when he received a
note from Poindexter after the
meeting that said: "Well done."
"When John Poindexter told you
'well done,' did you expect he had
been happy you had carried the
water?" Webb asked. "Did you think
you did well?"
"No, I've told the world I don't
feel good about that," the retired
Marine lieutenant colonel said, his
voice cracking with emotion.
Poindexter, a retired Navy rear
admiral who was President Reagan's
national security adviser-in 1986, is
,accused of obstructing congressional
inquiries into the U.S.-Iran arms
sales and the secret operation set up
to channel aid to the Nicaraguan
In other testimony, North's

fortiei secretay, awii Hall, tcstfied
she altered a series of documieits to
delete iefeieiices to coven assistance
to the Conuas,
Hall said she ,Asuoyed the
originals, whien Dc notaoios by
Poindexter Oi iarkng inidiicaiitg he
had read then.
North insisted that his lies to
Congiess were wiong. iot illegal.
"You thought you could go in
front of those 12 coiigressaien and
lie and lie and lie?" Webb asked,
raising his voice for the first time
while questioanig North.
"I was not under oath, I have
never lied, it was an informal
meeting," North said.
"Did you think this was a tea
party going oh over theic Ii the
White Hous. Situation Room?"
Webo asked.
No COwisel, I kuew it washl't a
LoaI piaty "Noith aid,
N.itfhl wnu was dciajed ix hosule

witness when he began testifying
Friday. earlier said Poindexter told
him "you can handle it" when he
objected to going to the meeting.
But he balked at Webb's suggestign
that he was under orders to lie.
"I never thought it was a good
iUea to start the process of answering
their questions," North said.
"You're not going to change your
testimony that you gave this jury
two days ago to help your former
boss?" Webb asked.
"No sir," North said.
North said Poindexter was oneof
the few people who knew he lied,
"Did Ronald Reagan, George
Bush, the generals or the admirals,
did any of them send messages to
you that said 'well done' after you
lied to Congcess on Aug. 6, 19861"
Webb asked.
"No,' North said.

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