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Different students, same passion

Peter Riley Bahr, asistant pro-
fessor in the School of .Education,
received his Ph.D. in sociology at
the University of California, Davis.
He then taught sociology at Wayne
State University before becominga
lecturer at the University.
Why did you decide to
start teaching education?
I started in a different career
field altogether. I ended up
becoming really interested ilo
understanding why people do
.what they do. So, I completed
my Ph.D. in sociology. During
the time that I was working on
my Ph.D., I took a position with
the Chancellor's Office of the

California Community Col
I worked there for two
as a researcher, and I be
exposed to how remaj
complex the community-c
environment is. It's veryc
ent from what you probab
accustomed to at U of M,
other congressional-type,
year institutions wherer
come in, they know what
want to study, they take
years - maybe five - to
With community colleg
very different. You have
broad range of students.
How did you end up teac
at a University instead,
community college?

ileges. The place where I have the
years opportunity to do research isnP Y
ecsme at four-year institutions, and of °
rkably course there's no better place, ins
ollege my opinion, than the University
differ- of Michigan. The opportunity to'_
ly are be at the number-one place for
or at research - you just cant pass
four- that up. So, I feel very, very fortu-
people nate to be at U of M and teaching
they in a place where there are a lot of
efour people who share my interests in
do it. educational problems, education-
;e it's si policy, educational research
avery and so on. And not just share my'
interests, hut sre themselves the
sharpest people I've ever worked
hing with. It's tremendous. tntireerint freshmen laso Leung, David Zick and
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WHERE: Art and
Architecture Building
WHEN: Sunday at about
12:10 p.m.
WHAT: A laptop was
reported stolen from a
studio, University Police
reported. A suspect was
arrested jn the parking lot
and some stolen items
were recovered.

Shattered glass
WHERE: Mason Hall
WHEN: Thursday at about
12:50 p.m.
-WHAT: The glass window
covering a fire extinguisher
was broken, University
Police reported. The
noise was heard by staff
members and was reported
immediately. There are
no suspects.

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WHERE: Samuel and Jean

Unit It, North Lecture Hall

Dropped call Parking job

Center, Danto Auditorium 2 The Editorial Board
Jpresents the annual
Comedy time Masters recital Edgar Awards as a
homage to its collective ego.
WHAT: ComCo is putting WHA!Am ,n Kim, >>. FOR MORE, SEE OPINION, PAGE 4

WHERE: Central Campus
Recreation Building
WHEN: Sunday at about
8:20 p.m.
WHAT: An iPhone was
reported stolen from a
jacket pocket between 7:30
p.m. and 8 p.m., University
Police reported. The jacket
had been left unattended in
the basketball gym. There
are no suspects.

WHERE: 200 Thayer
WHEN: Thursday at about
7:05 p.m.
WHAT: A wallet was taken
from a vehicle, University
Police reported. The vehicle
was parked in the parking
garage for about four-and-a-
half hours. Toe1 vehicle was
not damaged, and there are
no suspects.


on their final improv com-
edy show of the year, "The
Big Show." Tickets can be
purchased for $2 at Michi-
gan Union Ticket Office in
the Michigan Union or for
$3 at the door. Doors open at
7:30 p.m., and the show will
last for two hours.
WHO: Michigan Union
Ticket Office
WHEN: Today at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Mendelssohn

will give her Masters
Recital performance for
cello. She will perform
sonatas composed by
Debussy, Hindemith and
Grieg. The event is free of
WHO: School of Music,
Theatre & DancV
WHEN: Today at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Moore Bulding,
Britton Recital Hall

3 Reese Witherspoon
issued a public apology,
for making rude
remarks to a police
officer while being arrested
in Atlanta, People reported.
Her husband, Jim Toth, had
been pulled over for drunk



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