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STEM CELLS ferent fields to do interdisciplinary
Continued from page 1 "This is an example of the syner-
Alan Saltiel, director of the Life gies that we can achieve," Saltiel
Sciences Institute, said the $10 mil- said. "We bring investigators togeth-
lion figure will likely increase. er around a common theme to take
"This is a very conservative fig- approaches they may not be able to
ure," he said. "This is just the start; elsewhere."
the investigators will bring in other The center will be charged with
resources and other funding." investigating how the cells acquire
Ironically, one of only three specialized functions and stay
nationally funded embryonic stem active. To this end, it will recruit
cell labs is located at the University seven new stem cell biologists over
and headed by Sue O'Shea, a profes- the next four years, assigning some
sor of cell and developmental biol- of them labs in the recently built
ogy in the Medical School. Life Sciences Institute.
According to O'Shea, who works "These plans are based on resourc-
with existing stem-cell lines, the plan es that have been committed at this
is to work in close conjunction with point," Morrison said.
the researchers at the new center. "With more money, new lab
"We plan to collaborate consid- space, great resources, a past his-
erably, she said. "Both groups are tory of success and our commitment
interested in doing good science, from (University) President (Mary
and this is a really good first step." Sue) Coleman, there are very few
The new center will serve as an universities in the country that can
example of the University's ability compete with our combination of
to bring together researchers in dif- advantages," Morrison said.
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At the University, state budget
cuts have led to larger class sizes,
fewer classes, a reduction in library
operating hours and delays in aca-
Dobbe said the corporatization
of education is driving the cost of
college up so high that policies like
affirmative action won't do any
good in their aim to increase access
to higher education.
Dobbe said his aim is to develop
a cohesive group that will eventu-
ally lobby the state and federal
government to improve higher edu-
Brian Lutenegger, another orga-
nizer of the initiative, said he is
distressed by the loss of faculty
at state schools - a problem that
organizers of the initiative hope to
He attributed this trend to bud-
getary cuts universities are forced
to make, which lead to larger class
sizes, a turn-off for many prospec-
Lutenegger said "dialogue is the
first step" in building a movement
to address the problems facing uni-
He said he hopes that in time,
words will be followed by action.
The University of Wisconsin-
Madison, the hub of the movement,
is organizing a conference on the
weekend of Oct. 21 that will fea-
ture panels and workshops.
Students, faculty and staff mem-
bers from universities across the
country have been invited, and
Lutenegger said he hopes the com-
munities that surround universities
will also getinvolved.
The idea, Lutenegger said, "is
to talk about issues and to work
toward a solution" to a problem
that many young Americans face:
the staggering financial hurdles
that stand in the way of a college
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