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Page 2i- The Michigan Daily - Friday, August 1, 1986
Report reaction
7.Ndelayed to fall
By MARTIN FRANK selves what kinds of research,
The proposed guidelines for classified or not, they should perform,
classified research have been as well as indefinite time limits within
distrihuted hy University President which to publish their results.
Harold Shapiro, but reaction from The minority report, say opponents
other administrators, the faculty of military research, would only in-
senate, and student groups is not ex- creases the amount of classified
pected until Septemer. research, most of which, they fear,
Shapiro has set the end of fall term would be sponsored by the military.
asa deadline for input into the reser- Currently, there are two classified
- ch report, which the Board of Regents projects underway at the University
is expected to debate next winter. with a budget of around $370,000.
i YThe report, signed by nine of the ELECTRICAL Engineering and
twelve members of Shapiro's ad hoc Computer Science Prof. Thomas
committee, who have reviewed the Senior doesn't think the majority
guidelines since last October, called report's suggested guidelines would
for tighter restrictions on classified significantly affect the amount of
research. The proposed guidelines military research at the University.
also eliminate a clause in the current "The current guidelines eliminated
rules forbidding research harmful to 99 percent of the classified research
human life. done here, so I don't sense any greal
change in the types of research. There
r ^THREE dissenters on the commit- has even been a major effort lately to
- I"tee, Philosphy Prof. Carl Cohen, get even more Department of Defense
Pharmaceutics Prof. Gordon Amidon, funding, even though it has nothing to
-4 and Pathology Prof. Rees Midgely, do with the military," Senior said.
W.filed a minority report. The current guidelines were
The minority report charged the brought under review after regents,
majority report with being too faculty, and administrators com-
A ppetizing Daily Photo by CHRIS TWIG restrictive on research, and on time plained about ambiguous wording, a
limits allotted for publishing research requirement that all research be
Construction is nearly finished on the Bagel Factory, located on South University. The food establishment results. Instead, the three proposed published after a year, and problems
remained open throughout its renovation. that researchers decide for them- with enforcing the rules.
Ann Arbor's crime increases; rates mirror nation's
By LISA GREEN confirmed a similiar increase here, downtown. He added that the police ded. remain the biggest problem areas in
Ann Arbor's rising crime rate particularly for assaults and rob- force is, "not sufficiently staffed to Somala said the reasons behind the thecity.
mirrors a national trend reported last beries. handle some of the recent problems depleted police force were, "ad- The police work in conjunction with
week by the Federal Bureau of In- Det. Jerry Wright, who serves as there". ministrative decisions based mainly University security to "attempt to
vestigation. the police department's Crime According to Sgt. Jan Soumala' on funding problems". address the problem more
According to an FBI report, repor- Prevention Officer, said a particular there has been no increase in the BUT Sgt. Soumala warned that cohesively," he said.
ted crimes rose nationally by five problem has been street assaults and number of Ann Arbor police officers figures indicating an increase LEO HEATLEY, the director of
percent in 1985, the first increase in strong arm robberies in the State, since 1971. The state police is in crime can be misleading. "I think Public safety at the University
four years. Ann Arbor Police officials William and Liberty streets area of sometimes called in to assist, he ad- the trend is improving. Sometimes agreed that crime seems to be in-
different areas of crime in the city creasing in the city. He said Univer-
appear to be worsening but actually sity security is, "mainly occupied
R 7 tP s they are just being better reported," with crimes such as larceny and theft
'U' Hospital eontinues liihotripter apparr ta---22=m;a
V { v i Q Jt ' pSoumala said. of personal and university property".
Wright agreed certain crimes are Heatley pointed to the University's
THE UNIVERSITY Hospital went pealed the MDPH decision in Ingham being reported more often to the recent efforts to make the campus
By ELLEN FIEDELHOLTZ ahead and purchased a lithotripter County Circuit Court. Tuesday's police.rNonetheless, he said the safer. He cited the installation of
and PHILIP LEVY without a certificate, as did Henry reconfirmation of the MDPH decision University campus and downtown See CITY, Page 12
The saga of the University, the Ford Hospital in Detroit. merely sets the stage for the courtU ycp
state, and the kidney-tone pulverizer Officials from the two hospitals battle.
rolled on this week. The state Cer- were disappointed when the three The hospitals, however, cannot use
tificate of Need Board Tuesday certificates were awarded to three the lithotripter until the court case is
upheld a decision made by the hospitals in Grand Rapids, Royal settled.
Michigan Department of Health to Oakand Detroit. The Associated Press con-
deny University Hospital permission The rejected hospitals have ap- tribued to this story. Vol. XCVI -No. I-S
to use its machine on patients.
The lithotripter, developed by a The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967 X) is published Friday during the
German aircraft company, allows spring and summer terms and Monday through Friday during the fall
doctors to disintegrate patients' kid.A P Aand winter terms. Subscription rates: May through August-$5.00 in Ann
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tional methods. city.
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lithotripter treatments would cost demand, so share the goodKnewsssociate Rewrite EditorsR ..URA T EdiF . . . REBEC HU
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