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2 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 7, 2001


:oneeN Road scholars venture across Michigan
re school, Taubman made contributions
the medical center and library, which By Maria Sprow By the third day of the tour, faculty members started said Emily Silverman, a professor in the School of
so carry his name. "His total gifts and Daily News Editor to head back to Ann Arbor but continued to make stops ural Resources, who said she recently moved back
ledges have been approximately $35.6 at the University's Biological Station in Pellston, then Michigan. "I wanted to reacquaint myself with the sta
tillion," University spokeswoman Julie While most students on campus enjoyed their five- headed to Muskegon, Grand Rapids and Lansing. and get the big picture of where U of M and n
eterson said. "He is not the University's day break and went back to classes last week, thirty "We thought it was an research falls."
rgest donator but he is certainly a large members of the faculty hit the road Monday for a tour important way of connect- Suresh Bhavnani, an assistant professor
ontributor." of Michigan. The trip was part of the Road Scholars ing the faculty to the state" -the School of Information, also said he join
Taubman contributed $3 million to the program, designed to familiarize faculty members with said Lossing. the tourto familiarize himself with the area.
'niversity's Medical Center and $700,000 the backgrounds of University students, many of whom This is the third year of --\-"I am originally from India, and I ha
the Medical Library, which resulted in live within Michigan. the Road Scholars Pro- clue about the state" he said.
oth the Health Care Center and the "If you have a context of people, you have a better gram, but the route has Bhavnani said the most beneficial thi
brary beingnamedafterhim. understanding of them," said Betty Ann Younker, an changed little since it about the trip was interacting with facul
assistant professor at the School of Music, who partici- began. "We switched off a members from other disciplines.
pated in the program. couple sites and added in " I made ita point to sit with different peop
The bus tour made stops in Detroit, Flint, Bay City a few new sites," said and discuss with them my research ... at
and the Hartwick Pines State Park. Lossing. these people have managed to give me ve
"We just keep going forward. We've covered about While faculty members had different reasons for different perspectives," he said. "Here in these fi'
MEXICAN CAFE 1200 miles," said Associate Director of Community joining the group, most admitted they weren't familiar days, I believe I have made up for the entire year. I j
Relations David Lossing, who organized the tour. "We with the area. didn't have the energy, let alone the time to mix wi
start 7:30 in the morming and we end at 10:00 at night." "I actually grew up in Michigan many years ago, people outside my department"
EXICAN STYLE FOOD! U Z Bf W L win, team members also write questions ALBRI T said, "We doavery good job of celebo
Cnie gand host competitions for high school e P eing with them." She said the role of tl
Continued from Page 1 students and the University's College Continued from Page 1 United States needs to extend furtht
study. We just use the stuff we already Bowl Intramural tournament. Albright said she hoped she could especially in cases where the societil
MEXICAN RESTAURANT had learned from classes." Last year's IM tournament had an esti- provide a link between the academic begin to tum away from democracy.
ML;1 D Ol dtrs The team holds weekly sessions to mated 120 participants. Davidson said community and the actual world, two Albright spoke of the difficulties fo
prepare for the more than 15 competi- no matter the player's skill level every- fields that often do not connect with mer communist nations have whe
tions at college campuses across the one walked away with a smile. "Even the each other. adapting to democracy. They
country. Any student can join the team. teams that don't advance seem to have Albright detailed her reasons for plagued, she said, with "a certain se
Po. Sd. i t, Ma.K t M . St t-i. 't I&,,. When they aren't busy buzzing in to fun,"he said. deciding to work with the Institute in that democracy has not delivered?'.Ave
studying developing democracies and age citizens find that the government n
r ; : r; ei o m atYin 1: partk<s r , {: r.', :,r m a : r{>. ett rn ..res st tc*f sy market economies, saying it "fits per- longer provides for them in the sar
fectly with my passion" way. "There are lots more choices in tl
She emphasized the study of what she grocery store, but they can't afford it
r gain hands -odn field , termed "post-euphoria democracies," Albright said.
countries that have moved past the initial Jan Svejnar, the Institute's executiv
e X e le lC estage of embracing the concept of director, said Albright plans to sper
democracy and are now forced to con- three separate weeks per year at the Un
environ mental field studies abroad front thechalle ges of making the ideaa versity during her two-year term,
reality. The United States, she said, has a officially begins Sept. 1. Tho
role in aiding new democratic govern- Albright will not teach classes, she wi
W., a"t e ght. interactewith bothtgraduate and unde
u "We yae taughtthem to count ballots graduaIe student through meetings at
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