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faculty and administrators .
STUDENTS responded posi-
tively to the hirings, but said they
regretted action was not taken
"It's better late than never," said
Kelly Johnson, a Residential Col-
lege sophomore. She added that the
increase in minority faculty will
give first year minority students an
advantage she did not have.
Currently, Johnson said the most
contact she has with minority fac-
ulty is through organizations such as
the Comprehensive Studies Pro-
gram, which helps minorities with
The new staff members were hired
under the University's million-dollar
Target of Opportunity program, ini-
tiated by Provost and Vice President

for Academic Affairs James Duder- California-Berkley and Stanford, against the first year (1987, when
stadt. The program gives University Michigan's percentage of Black fac- the law was passed) and the year
schools and colleges additional funds ulty - 3 percent, was one of the without the law (1986)."
to hire new faculty - even if they highest. Continued from Page 4 The Domestic Abuse Intervention
don't have open positions available Prjeinfed fhomnPsgewa
- so they can intensify minority Black faculty realize they are not develop expertise about the issue. Project of Duluth, Minnesota was
- so hey cn Y Ythe model for the Ann Arbor law and
recruiting efforts. entering a"racial utopia when they POLICE Lieutenant Don Bran-
SWAIN said the Target of O accept positions at predominantly son said the program will not change subsequent program. Duuth's Pro-
-white institutsons, Mos said, and without the grant. But he added, ject Executive, Coral McDonnell,
portunity program has no specificwteinstitdtion sos said, "Overall we've considered ita
fo thpr-they have added responsibilities "The grant allowed us to do more
hiring goals. Funds from the pro- which place them under tremendous than just the basics." big success. Arrests have gone up
gram can be used to hire not only over a hundredfold (since Duluth
senior level minorities and women pressure. In addition to publishing For example, current domestic
t o acde 'ta sand oter and pursuing research like their violence detective Mary Smith com-- created e law andprogram in
outstanding candidates whose exper- peers, they also have to act as role piles data to determine the success of eol ar bin'
. . e.-,models for students, he said. the new law. Branson said the de- wbere previously they didn't"
tise will enhance the University's partment will use such data to make THE OFFICE of Rep. Perry
competitiveness in critical areas or Kim Horn, a LSA sophomore, comparisons between domestic vio- Bullard (D-Ann Arbor) has received
provide coverage of new and impor- said, "It's good to have a variety of lence cases before and after the law. letters supporting the grant's re-
tant specialties," according to a different teachers - both white and The data will examine the number of newal, said Miles. But once the state
March Affirmative Action Office re- Black, as well as other races." She repeated offenses, among other denies the money there is no appeal
port. said most of her contact with Black things, Branson said. process, Miles said.
In a recent study comparing faculty has been through the Center The money will not run out until Ann Arbor City Councilmember
Michigan to its predominantly white for Afro American Studies. She said June 30, but the study should be Tom Richardson (R-5th. ward) said
peer institutions - Ivy League she never sees minorities teaching completed by then, Branson said, the police department may receive
colleges, the Massachussetts Insti- Calculus or Chemistry or Psychol- adding, "I was really hoping we more money from the city adminis-
tute of Technology, University of ogy. could take it another year and run it trator for the program.

The alendfar
of The University of Michigan
The calendar combines meeting, lecture workshop and con- *Nat Sci Museums--Children's wkshp, "Flower Power--Michigan
Wildflowers": ages 8-17, 1:30-4 pm, Exhibit Mus. Reg req. 764-0478
ference announcements with other events happening each week

on campus. It is based on The University Record calendar, and
is open to all University sponsored groups and organizations
recognized by the Michigan Student Assembly. Items must be
submitted in writing by 5 p.m. the Tuesday before publication.
Address all information to: Michael Vargas, publications
assistant, University Record, 412 Maynard St. Asterisk (*),
denotes events to which admission is charged.

MAY 15

MAY 13
Computing Ctr--Courses: Lotus 1-2-3, pt 1, 3001 SEB; Macintosh Basic
Skills Lec/Demo, 1-3 pm, 4212 SEB. Reg req. 763-7630.
*Museum of Art--Bouquets to Art: slide lec, N Good, "Monet's Garden,"
1 pm, Mich Union; tour of exhibit, 3 pm, Mus Art; afternoon tea, 4-5
pm, Mus Art. Res req. 764-0395.
*AAFC--Films: Historical Gems and Missing Links: An Archival
Animation Festival, 7:30 & 9:30 pm (both shows different), MLB3.
Chem Engr--Sem, M Tirrell, "Self-Assembled Monolayers of Block
Copolymers Adsorbed on Solids," 11:30 am, 1017 Dow Bldg.
Engr--Solid mechanics sem, J Ahmad, "Recent Development of Dynamic
FractureMechanics,"3:30 pm, 2305 GG Brown Labs.
Turner Ctr--Writing Grp, 10 am-noon; Peer Counselor Supervision, 2 pm,
1010 Wall St. 764-2556.
MAY 14
*UMS--Cheers! Fun Run:,reg, 7 am; 1-mile walk, 8:30 am; 5 K run, 9 am,
fountain outside Mich League. To reg, 764-8489.
Zen Buddhist Temple--Buddha's Birthday: religious sv, 9 am; lecs, S
Sunim, J Lloyd & H Guthrie, 10:30 am; publ forums, "Non-Violent
Social Action in the World Religions" & "Is Religious Fundamentalism
an Answer to World Peace or a Social Menace?" 2-5:30 pm; *feast &
cultural evening, "East & West in Music & Poetry,"7 pm, 1214 Packard
Rd. 761-6520,995-0435.
*Museum of Art--Bouquets to Art: lec, K Druse, 'Trends in American
Landscape Design and Naturalistic Gardening," 10 am, Mus Art; tour of
exhibit, 11 am, Mus Art; blossom lunch & lec, H Faberman,
'Friendship's Offerings: From 'Seed' to 'ExoticFlower,' 12:30 pm, Sch
Bus Exec Residence, dining rm; coctails, 6-8 pm, "Friend's" home; garder
party, buffet & music by Easy, 8 pm, Mus Art. 764-0395.
*Women's Athletics/Men's Athletics--Outdoor track, Len Paddock
Invitational, 10am, Ferry Field.
U-M-Dearborn--"Early Bird" tour, 8 am, Environ Study Area entrance,
593-5338. Bring binoculars.
M-CARE-Children's event, helium balloon release: reg, 11:15 am; release,
noon, Mich Assoc of Gift Salesmen (MAGS) parking lot, Northville,
*Ruthven Planetarium Theatre--Shows: "A Starry Night," 10:30 &
11:30 am; "Voyager 2 at Uranus," 2, 3 & 4 pm. Loc 4th fl Nat Sci
Mus, comer Geddes-Washtenaw. 764-0478.

Zen Buddhist Temple--Buddha's Birthday: children's prog, 2-3:30 pm;
lec, SK Lahiri, "My Spiritual Journey to Buddhism," 4:30 pm; lantern
svc & Buddhist chanting, 7 pm, 1214 Packard lid. 761-6520, 995-0435.
Museum of Art--Tour, "Rites of Spring," 2 pm.
*Ruthven Planetarium Theatre--Show, "Voyager 2 at Uranus," 2,3 &
4 pm. Loc 4th fl Nat Sci Mus, cor--ner Geddes-Washtenaw. 764-0478.
Univ Lutheran Chapel-Worship, 9:15 am, 1511 Washtenaw Ave. 663-
His House Christian Fellowship--Fellowship meal, singing, prayer &
Bible study, 6-8 pm, 925 E Ann.
MAY 16
Turner Ctr--See May 9.
Integrity--See May 9.
*Hlth Svc--6-sess prog begs, "Say No to Nicotine," noon, Hlth Svc 763-
Computing Ctr--Courses: Basic Concepts of Spreadsheeting, 9-11 am,
4212 SEB; Basic Concepts of Local Area Networks, 1-5 pm, 4003 SEB;
Computer Conferencing Lec/Demo, 2:30-4 pm, MLB3. Reg req. 763-
U-M-Flint--Std parking ramp dedication, 10:15 am. 762-3350.
Senate Assembly--Mtg, 3:15 pm, Rackham Amphi.
*Cont Med Educ--2-day course begs, "Recent Trends in the
Electrophysiologic Assessment of Auditory Function: Neuro-Otologic
and Intraoperative Applications; Pedicatric and Neonatal Applications,"
Towsley Ctr. Reg req. 763-1400.
MAY 17
*Outdoor Rec Ctr--Clinic, Bike Repair 1, 7-8:30 pm, N Campus Rec
Bldg. 764-3967.
*Dentistry--Prog begs, Weight Watchers at Work, noon, Sch Dent, 663-
Computing Ctr--Courses: HyperCard Lec/Demo, 9-11 am, 4212 SEB;
MS-DOS for Hard Disk Users, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, 3001 SEB; Basic
Concepts of Word Processing, 1-3 pm, 4003 SEB; TEXTEDIT, pt 4,
1:30-3 pm, 2065A Frieze Bldg. Reg req. 763-7630.
Intl Ctr/Peace Corps--"Bringing the World Back Home: A Peace Corps
Celebration": info booth & displays, 10 am-4 pm, Diag (rain locs:
Fishbowl & Mich Union). 764-9310.
*M-CARE--Class for breast cancer survivors, 7 pm, Northville M-CARE,
650 Griswold. 344-1777.
Hosp Arts Prog--Demo, L Arai-Abramson, "Japanese Textile Techniques
in Contemporary Mixed Media Sculpture," 12:30 pm, Hosp lobby, 1st
fl, 936-ARTS.

Financial Affrs Advisory Committee--Mtg, 1:30-3 pm, 3019
Fleming. JL Miller, 764-9472.
Lesbian & Gay Rights Organizing Committee (LaGROC)-See
May 10.
Wels Lutheran Campus Ministry--See May 10.
Turner Ctr--Living the Healthy Life, 2-3:30 pm; Walking Grp, 2:30-4 pm;
Retirement Grp, 6:30-8:30 pm, 1010 Wall St. 764-2556
MAY 18
*Outdoor Rec Ctr --Pre-trip mtg, Rockclimbing day trip, 7 pm, N
Campus Rec Bldg Conf Rm. Reg req. 764-3967.
Germanic Lang & Lit--Netherlands Amer Univ League presents M
Minco reading her work, 8 pm, Intl Ctr.
Computing Ctr--Courses: MTS Basic Skills, 9 am-noon, 3001 SEB; MS-
DOS Basic Skills Lec/Demo, 4212 SEB. Reg req. 763-7630.
Intl Ctr/Peace Corps--"Bringing the World Back Home: A Peace Corps
Celebration": info booth & displays, 10 am-4 pm, Diag (rain locs:
Fishbowl & Mich Union); info sess & film, 7:30 pm, Intl Ctr. 764-
*M-CARE--Prog, "Breast Disease Prevention, Detection and Treatment," 7
pm, M-CARE Admin Ofcs, 3601 Plymouth Rd. To reg, 763-7485.
MedSport--Sem, "Heartbeat for Health": blood pressure screening, 6 pm;
info sessions, C Orringer, "Prevention of Heart Disease and Risk
Factors," N Mercer, "Nutritionfora HealthylHeart"& A Zweifler, "New
Methods in High Blood Pressure Treatment,"7-9 pm, Domino Farms.
Anat & Cell Biol --Brown-bag sem, A Buda, "Digital Cardiac Imaging,"
noon, 5732Med ScilIIBldg.
CEW--Job Hunt Club begs, 7-9 pm, 350 S Thayer. 763-7080. Everyone
*H R D--Wkshp, "Handling Angry Clients," 9 am-3 pm, 1111 Kipke Dr.
Reg req. 764-7410.
Kelsey Museum--Brown-bag disc, F Matson, "Ceramic Analysis," noon,
Kelsey Mus.
Psychiatry--D Barlow, "Behavioral Treatment of Panic Attacks": conf,
10:30 am-noon, Child & Adoles Psych Hosp Aud; sem, 2:30-4 pm,
MHRI Waggoner Conf Rm.
Devp & Communication Committee--Mtg, 3:30-5 pm, 6000
Fleming. JC Snyder, 936-0951.
Univ Lutheran Chapel--See May 11.
Turner Ctr--Alzheimer's Family Support Grp, 10 am-noon; Caring for
Aging Relative Support Grp, 5:30-7:30 pm, 1010 Wall St. 764-2556.
Mich Gay Union--See May 11.
MAY 19
Computing Ctr--Courses: In Rm 4212 SEB: Intro to Computing, 9-11
am, In Rm 3001 SEB: Using an IBM PC-Compatible as a UMnet
Terminal, WINDOW or PC-Tie, 10:30 am-12:30 pm; Beginning
Microsoft Word (IBM PC-Compatible), 1-5 pm; Connectivity for
Macintosh Computers, 1-5 pm. In Rm 2065A Frieze Bldg: Intro to
TEXTEDIT, pt 5, 1:30-3 pm. Reg req. 763-7630.
*AAFC--Films: Creaturefrom the Black Lagoon, 7 & 10 pm; THX-1138,
8:30 pm, MLB3.
U-M-Flint--Debate, "Does the Labor Movement Serve the Public Interest?"
7:30 pm, Intl Inst.
*ICLE--Live via satellite course, "Punitive Damages in a Commercial
Case," noon-5 pm, 1020 Greene St. Reg req. 764-0533.
*Cont Med Educ--2-day course begs, "Clinical Ischemic Syndromes:
Mechanisms and Consequences of Tissue Injury," Towsley Ctr. Reg req,
Women of Color Task Force--Recruitment luncheon, noon, Mich
League Conf Rms 4 & 5 (tray lunch avail). 747-1386.
*Mich League--Intl night, Hawaii, 4:30-7:30 pm, The League Buffet.
His House Christian Fellowship-See May 12.
Turner Ctr--Shaking the Blues, 1:30-3:30 pm, 1010 Wall St. 764-2556.

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