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Student engages in upcoming conference
This weekend, Engineeringsenior Can you explain your How does this research
Ki-Joo Sung will be attending the research that you will be compare to other research
American Institute of Chemi- presenting at AIChE? you've done and why does it
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Conference in Atlanta to present
research she did over the summer.
The AIChE promotes networking
in the field of chemical engineer-
ing industry and academia, and
holds annual student conferences
that are attended by chemical
engineers from all over the U.S.
What drew you to chemical
engineering?
I really liked how applicable
it was to a bunch of different
fields. That's what initially drew
me to it when I was a freshman.

It's a poster on the research I
did over the summer. I was at
Penn State over the summer for
an REU (Research Experience
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membranes, and we're trying to
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tions ... These membranes are
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nies to make sure that the final
protein-drug product doesn't
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get people really sick.

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mer programs is you actually
get to spend full time working
on it, whereas I did research
here duringthe school year and,
with academics and with other
extra-curriculars, you only get
to put 10 or 15 hours, if that, per
week.
So I guess that's what's nice
about this program is I was able
to actually feel like I got a lot
accomplished in a short time.
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LSA freshman Mack Gills sets up stone tool replicas
in the Natural History Museum Wednesday.

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
hE W iR San Francisco Keniston lecture Open house
DPSS uni~on SymphonyWHAT: RLL will host its WHAT: There will be an
BY MAX RADWIN 33rd Hayward Keniston open house for students
After an Oct. 31 vote, WHAT: The San Francisco Graduate Student Lecture, interested climate change to
forty-five members of the Symphony will perform the which will feature Bonaven- learn aboutthe new Applied
University's Department of "mysterious" Mahler's Sym- tura de Sousa Santos, pro- Climate Master's Degree
Public Safety and Security, phony No. 7, celebrating the fessor of sociology at the Program.
all in supervisor roles, will 70th birthday of Michael University of Coimbra in WHO: College of Engineering
join the Command Officers Tilson Thomas. Portugal. WHEN: Today 5 to 7 p.m.
Association of Michigan. WHO: University Musical WHO: Romance Languages WHERE: Graham Sustain-
The remaining officers Society & Literatures ability Institute
not in supervisor roles are WHEN: Today at 7:30 p.m. WHEN: Today at noon the
already covered under the WHERE: Hill Auditorium WHERE: Modern Languag- Back to
Police Officers Association es Building, RLL Commons
of Michigan. F u re

THE PODIUM
Dolphin hunt
BY LIA VALLINA
An annual hunting season
in Taiji, Japan entails the
killing or capture of up to
2,000 dolphins, resulting
in the area being referred
to as 'Red Cove. As people
around the world have
recognized the horror of
this slaughter, Vallina calls
for the the cove to "run blue
again."

Miracle
WHAT: Students are
invited to watch the 2004
film "Miracle" and hear
an introduction from John
U. Bacon, a hockey coach,
author, and University
instructor.
WHO: LSA Theme Semes-
ter: Sport and the University
WHEN: Today at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: North Quad,
Space 2435

Gifts of Arts
WHAT: Doctoral students
will entertain vistors and
patients of the University
of Michigan Health System
with a variety of string per-
formances, both solo and
chamber.
WHO: School of Music,
Theatre and Dance
WHEN: Today from 12:10
to 1 p.m.
WHERE: University Hospi-
tal Main Lobby

WHAT: A pair of speakers
from Traditional Medici-
nals will speak on healing
with plant-based medicine.
WHO: School of Natural
Resources and Environment
WHEN: Today at 2 p.m.
WHERE: Hatcher Gradu-
ate Library
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The Supreme Court lifted
a stay on issuing same-
sex marriage license in
Kansas, the Washington Post
reported Wednesday. This
makes Kansas the 33rd state
in the United States which
allows gay unions.
In this week's B-Side,
Daily Arts Columnist
Grace Hamilton
interviews Takashi Yagihashi
for Arts' second Chef Profile
of the semester. Yagihashi is
the chef of the newly opened
Slurping Turtle on E. Liberty.
> FOR MORE, SEE B-SIDE
Opium cultivation and
trade rose to record
levels in Afghanistan
in 2014, The New York Times
reported Wednesday. The
United Nations has already
arrested three Afghan judges
accused of aiding in the
industry.

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Panel discusses U.S.
patriotism, anthem

'Exploring American These copies of the national
anthem are the most expen-
Patriotism' examines sive pieces of sheet music in
existence, according to Jamie
use of Star Spangled Vander Broek, an exhibits and
programming librarian.
"The exhibit in the Audubon
Room highlights the history
By BECKY WEILAND of the Star Spangled Banner
For the Daily from many different angles and
inspired the discussion about
Oh say can you see? coercive patriotism," Vander
In the gallery of the Hatcher Broek said.
Graduate Library Wednesday Business Prof. Wayne Baker
evening, a panel of University began the discussion by high-
professors held an exploratory lighting different types of patri-
discussion on American patri- otism and various definitions
otism and the significance of of national pride. Baker has
the Star Spangled Banner in an blogged five days a week since
event titled "Exploring Ameri- 2008 on his site OurValues.
can Patriotism." org, surveying the sentiments
The University owns a copy of Americans towards their
of composer Francis Scott country. The major topics Baker
Key's original sheet music of discussed were symbolic patri-
the Star Spangled Banner from otism, critical or "tough love of
1814, currently on display in country" patriotism and uncrit-
the Hatcher Graduate Library. ical or "blind love of country"
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patriotism.
"I think a real patriotAis
someone who debates the ide-
als of the nation and debates
our policies and practices and
is not afraid to criticize the gov-
ernment - but they do so in a
way that is constructive and a
way to improve things," Baker
said. "Especially in this univer-
sity, what I would like to see is
a very vigorous debate about
what is patriotism - what does
it mean to a person individually
and what does it mean to us as
a group."
American Culture Prof.
Kristin Hass continued the
presentation with a history of
cultural practices and displays
of patriotism. Discussing major
events, such as the start and
completion of the Washington
Monument and the terrorist
attacks of 9/11, Hass described
the evolution of America as a
country and the varying ways
historical figures attempted
acts of patriotism.
Concluding the panel's pre-
sentation, Associate Musicology
Prof. MarkClague discussed the
origin of the National Anthem
and its evolution through histo-
ry. Not only did Clague discuss
the process of standardizing
the Star Spangled Banner, he
also explored the lyrical signifi-
cance of the song.
"The thing that you don't
realize when you're singing the
Star Spangled Banner, whether
it's at the Big House or a gradua-
tion ceremony - that first verse
ends with a question mark,"
Clague said. "So many people
on this campus are trying to
create your future and identify
who you want to become. Part
of that identity is as a citizen.
That question mark is really the
key, that we have a responsibil-
ity and make citizenship and
patriotism not a thing but an
activity. Not a noun, but a verb
that we're going to use to do
something."

HATHITRUST
From Page 1A
public. The organization's mission
statement is to preserve print doc-
uments to serve the public good.
There are 12.9 million volumes
available on HathiTrust and most
of its affiliated universities are in
North America. The organization
puts an emphasis on cooperation
and aggregation, encouraging
institutions to share their resourc-
es rather than keep them private.
Visiting Humanities Professor
Bruce Janz, from the University of
Central Florida, said HathiTrust
provides uniquely extensive aca-
demic resources.
"People are interested in doing
things like archiving public gov-
ernment material," Janz said.
"Also, some people are interested
in using technology in various
teaching situations, such as cur-
riculum and distance learning."
MelissaLevine,theleadcopyright
officer from the University Library,
discussed the legal side of copyright
within digitalization. Levine spoke
about the copyright process each
document goes through before join-
ingthe HathiTrust.
The volume of digital literature

has increased substantially from
when the program began in 2008.
There were 2,477,871 digital copies
available on HathiTrust in 2008.
Today, there are 12,914,289 vol-
umes ofbooks within the database.
"Our mission is to provide reli-
able, long-term access to managed
digital resources to its designated
community, for now and into the
future," Levine said.
Now a Public Policy profes-
sor, Courant is a key figure in
HathiTrust's founding, having
signed the original agreementthat
allowed Google to digitize the Uni-
versity's library. He was curious to
see how people, domestically and
internationally, are responding to
-the program.
"It's gone from not existing to
being a central institution for aca-
demic libraries," he said. "It's great
to see libraries cooperating more
and more deeply and to see scholars
cooperatingacross spaces and shar-
ing resources. I expect and hope to
seeHathiTrustatthecenterofthat."
William Gblerkbor, a visiting
student originally from Ghana
who is currently studying anthro-
pology at the University of Tex-
as-Austin, found the discussion
useful for his ownfuture work.
"There are elements of the pro-

gram that I find interesting," he
said. "It allows us to generate new
sets of data, particularly using dig-
ital photography. I would like to
increase the resources available to
people back home in Africa, partic-
ularly Ghana and maybe venture
into West Africa as well."
Keith Breckenridge, a professor
at the University of the Witwa-
tersrand, located in Johannesburg,
South Africa, was more conflicted
about HathiTrust and the prospect
of digitizing historical documents.
"I'm much more ambivalent
about the benefits that there actu-
ally are from formal research.
There are lots of people here that
see lots of opportunity in innova-
tion in the use of these tools," he
said. "I think there's a lot of diffi-
culty in makingthem work."
Despite his doubts, Brecken-
ridge acknowledged the value in
being able to preserve digital vol-
umes of history.
"The digital humanities would
definitely help social science
research. There is more deliberate
effort to make government con-
trolled publications more avail-
able. It's very badly done in South
Africa. We just need to make it
much more systematic."

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UHS
From Page 1A
have a very select group of under-
graduates here, and they're used
to success," Hembroff said. "They
come here and they are (chal-
lenged) and they are not succeed-
ing the same way they were in
high school and that is a problem
for them. These academic difficul-
ties are then reflected back in the
percentages of students reporting
feeling high stress and anxiety."
Hembroff also discussed about
campus safety. Accordingto survey
responses, students generally feel
safer on campus and in the com-
munity now than they did in 2010.
The number of reported instances
of abuse and violence has also
decreased between 2010 and 2014.
Overall, alcohol use remained
close to unchanged between 2010
and 2014, but varies between
undergraduate and graduate stu-
dents. There is a higher percent-
age of graduate students who have
reported using alcohol, but 79 per-

cent of graduate students "stayed
in the blue" when they drank. The
term is refers to a measurement of
blood alcohol content where stu-
dents are "in the Blue," when their
BAC is.06 or lower - whereas only
49 percent of undergraduate stu-
dentsreported"stayingintheblue."
Of the students that reported
drinking, undergraduates report-
ed a higher percentage of students
facing undesirable consequences
of drinking as opposed to gradu-
ate students. Students in fraterni-
ties and sororities also had higher
rates of undesirable consequences
of drinking, including injury, loss
of memory, unprotected or non-
consensual sex and trouble with
law enforcement.
Hembroff discussed which
Healthy Campus 2020 goals the
University has met for undergrad-
uates and which ones still need
work. The University has met the
goal for making sure students are
receiving information concerning
alcohol and other drugs, STI pre-
vention, pregnancy prevention,
violence and suicide prevention.

The University has also met the
goal in terms of reducing academic
impairments from sickness, work
and eating disorders, as well as
the goals in terms of prevalence
of abusive relationships, physical
abuse, cigarette use, contraception
use, exercise and campus safety.
The Healthy Campus 2020 goals
that the University still needs to
meet include reducing the preva-
lence of stress and anxiety and of
sexual abuse, marijuana use and
binge drinking.
Wolverine Wellness Director
Mary Jo Desprez said UHS should
help "students grow in their capac-
ity to integrate health and wellness as
part of their success, build resilience
to manage fluctuations of life, make
thoughtfulchoicesthatreduceharms
andtofindmeaningandpurpose."
Desprez added that this survey
is another tool that will allow them
to discernwhattheysare doingwell,
and what still needs to be done
to help them achieve their goal of
"creating a University of Michigan
community that advances health
and wellness for students."

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