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ore blacks needed
in medical professions
By MYRA GREGORY KNIGHT
Despite the increasing number of black
medical school graduates in recent years,
blacks are dangerously under-represented
in the broad spectrum of medical career
paths, an expert in black medical educa-
tion said Friday.
"I think we really need to have blacks
not just in the rural areas, in the inner
city areas or even in the well-to-do areas,
but also in hospitals, in medical educa- .
tion, in agencies, and in the bureaucratic
environment," Dr. Vivan W. Pinn,
speaker of the fourth annual Zollicoffer
Lecture in the School of Medicine, said.
Pinn, professor and chairman of the
department of pathology at Howard
University School of Medicine, said too
many young black physicians failed to
consider options other than primary care.
This trend could jeopardize the educa
tional gains blacks have made as a result
of affirmative action, she said.
"It is difficult to provide adequate role
models for both black and white students
when only 2.8 percent of the medical
faculty in this country are minorities,"
she told an audience of 200 in Berryhill
Established in 1980, the Zollicoffer
Lectures are intended to expose UNC
medical students to dynamic black
leaders in the field of medicine.
The series commemorates 30 years of
black enrollment in the University's
School of Medicine and is named for Dr.
Lawrence Zollicoffer, the school's fourth
black graduate and one of the founders
of Garwyn Medical Center in Baltimore,
Pinn, a specialist in renal pathology,
who also has held administrative posts at
both Howard and Tufts medical schools.
Dog finds money,
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following the rules of "finders, keepers"
in the case of a man who found several
thousand dollars buried in the mud of the
Sgt. Harvey Harbin said a man was
walking his dog last week along the river
when the dog started pawing at a piece of
plastic sticking up from the mud beneath
the South Omaha bridge.
The man dug up the package and
found it full of bills hundreds, fifties,
twenties and smaller denominations.
Because the money was in poor condi
McGovern to be
The Associated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. George
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contender and former U.S. senator from
South Dakota, has found a job at least
for the night of April 14.
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said black medical education in the
United States has come a long way since
David John Peck became the first black
medical school graduate in 1847.
Blacks now constitute 6.8 percent of
the total first-year enrollment at U.S.
medical schools, she said. The percentage
of black students peaked in 1974 and has
declined only slightly in the early 1980s,
partly because of an increase in the total
number of American medical students.
However, Pinn said, "the data do not
really put in proper perspective where
blacks really are in the field of medicine."
About 50 percent of black medical
graduates enter primary care fields, and
blacks are overrepresentative of physi
cians willing to serve an inner-city
population, she said.
The matching program for placing re
cent medical school graduates into
various residency programs may be part
of the problem, according to Pinn.
Since 1980, the number of possible
residency positions has declined in pro
portion to the number of applications.
This year there were 18,457 residencies
for 22,052 applicants, she said.
The largest number of black residents
enter the primary care fields of pediatrics,
internal medicine and psychiatry, she
said. Those interested in the basic sciences
tend to choose pathology and
"I am not against primary care," Pinn
said. "I think that's important, but I
think we need to be concerned about get
ting our young people into teaching, into
clinical research, and into academic
Only 480 blacks serve on medical
school faculties, and the number on the
staffs of predominantly black medical
schools is decreasing, Pinn said.
loses it to police
tion, the man took it to a bank Friday
night and asked for new currency. Bank
officials called police, who took man and
cash to headquarters.
The 20-year-old man was released after
telling police how he found the money,
Police declined to reveal the exact
amount of the cache; Harbin said it could
help identify the source or owner. A
check of serial numbers did not im
mediately link the cash to any recent bank
robberies or thefts.
However, police will continue check
ing. And they'll keep the cash.
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That's when McGovern will be the host
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3:30 p.m. Meeting for juniors in business
planning to interview in fall 1984
in 106 Old Carroll.
6:15 p.m. Alpha Kappa Psi exec, commit
tee meeting in T-l New Carroll.
Chapter meeting will follow at 7
6:30 p.m. UNC Model United Nations
Club meeting in 470 Hamilton to
be followed by meeting on rules.
7 p.m. Meeting of UNC Outing Club in
"The Other Side of the Moun
tain" will be shown in the Union
Auditorium, sponsored by AKA,
Delta. Delta Delta and
Y-Outreach. Tickets are $2 at the
door. Shown also at 9 p.m.
The Order of the Golden Fleece :
presents the Frank Porter
Graham Lecture in Art Class
room C, New Art Building.
Speaker is Congressman James
, Cooper on "Excellence."
7:30 p.m. UNC Riding Club meeting to
elect officers, in the Union. Call
Ed Neal at 966-1289 if you can't
3:30 p.m. Career Planning and Placement
Writing Workshop in 209 Hanes.
5 p.m. Meeting of ASPA in T-2 Carroll.
5:45 p.m. Delta Sigma Pi Professional
meeting in Old Carroll 2.
6 p.m. CGC, CAMPUS Y, BLSA,
DSA, NLG, etc. present MLK:
The Dream Today Coalition
meeting in Union South Gallery
Mtg. Rm. to plan the April 4
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UNC College Republicans
meeting with speaker Dave
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2 p.m. Meeting for juniors in Industrial
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5:15 p.m. Lutheran Campus Ministry Holy
Eucharist at Holy Trinity
Lutheran Church followed by
fellowship meal at 6.
7 p.m. UNC with Hart meeting in
10 p.m. Anglican Student Fellowship
Campus Eucharist in Chapel of
Undergraduate Honor Court
and Attorney General Staff ap
plications for 1984-85 due at
5:45 p.m. Worship led by BSU seniors, in
6:30 p.m. The Navigators Small Group Bi
ble Studies in the Union. ;
7 p.m. Northwest-IVCF Large Group
Meeting in the Chapel of the
7:30 p.m. Lambda CGA newsletter staff
meeting. New volunteers invited
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'The Word Made Flesh 'lets
UNC alumnus play Christ
By IVY MILLIARD
Staff Writer '
The subjects of religion and entertain
ment are rarely mentioned in the same
breath, much less fused together into one
Tonight's special performance of The
Word Made Flesh, an hour-long dramatic
portrayal of the life of Christ, is an excep
tion. The one-man show features Chip Ar
nold, a UNC alumnus and nationally
known actor, in a narrative dialogue of
Christ's life as taken from the four
Arnold was invited to perform through
joint efforts of student organizations, in
cluding the United Christian Fellowship,
the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the
Navigators, Campus Crusade and the
Inter-varsity Christian Fellowship.
Jerome Hughes, a spokesman for
United Christian Fellowship who acted as
a liaison with the planning committee
which organized Arnold's visit, said that
Arnold's performance is highly energetic
and provokes a lot of audience reaction.
"He makes the performance seem very
real. He portrays the human element of
Jesus," said Hughes, a freshman from
For Arnold, Monday's performance
will be a kind of homecoming, both
spiritually and theatrically.
A 1974 graduate of Pepperdine Univer
sity in Southern California, Arnold work
ed at the Barn Dinner Theatre in
Asheville and spent two seasons as Cap'n
Andy in the Opryland production of
Showboat before coming to UNC to
complete the Master of Fine Arts pro
gram. At UNC, Arnold appeared in such
plays as Hysteria, A Funny Thing Hap
pened on the Way to the Forum and Play
It Again Sam. Arnold appeared in the
PlayMakers Repertory Company produc
tion of Equus.
Arnold has also held supporting roles
in the feature films Framed, If. I Had A
Million, Slither and Nashville.
It was during his time in Chapel Hill,
however, that Arnold made a spiritual
commitment that eventually led him to
write and perform The Word Made
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Johnson's statue as part of a $1 million
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make sure old Tom was on a firm foun
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After graduating from UNC in 1977,
Arnold joined the company of the Ad
vent Theatre in Nashville and landed
leading roles as Cratchet in A Christmas
Carol, Jesse James in the musical
Diamonds Studs and Eilert Lovborg in
At this time he portrayed Christ
delivering the Sermon on the Mount at a
local church, and the encouragment he
received for this was his inspiration to
write the play Paul, a narrative of the
apostle's life. In 1980, he wrote The
Word Made Flesh while working as a
theatre production manager.
Since that time, Arnold, who is artistic
director of the Nightengale Christian
Community Theatre in Nashville, has
periodically traveled to cities all over the
country performing his plays.
"I suddenly realized I didn't want to be
a production manager all my life," Ar
nold said. "I did want to make specific
uses of the talent God had given me, but I
didn't want to be locked into statements
other playwrights had made about the
world. To begin doing that, I had to write
a statement myself."
The Word Made Flesh is part of that
statement for Arnold.
Although he has a new play opening in
Nashville this weekend, Arnold is making
the sacrifice to perform in Chapel Hill
because the area holds special meaning
for him as the beginning of his spiritual
life and professional career.
Randy Russell, a minister at the Chapel
Hill Bible Church who has seen Arnold
perform, said he was most impressed with
the way Arnold presents Christ in a total
ly fresh fashion.
"For example, in one part of the play
Christ is shown dancing at the weeding of
Cana," Russell said. "It has him enjoy
ing life. Many people see Christ as a kind
of wallflower, but in this presentation it
shows that he identifies with mankind
and leads them at the same time."
Tickets for The Word Made Flesh are
available at the Carolina Union from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. today. All tickets are
$1.50. Tickets will also be available at the
box office of the Paul Green Theatre
before the 7:30 p.m. perfomance.
statue slides by
dation, just like his administration was in
the reform years, I guess," said Gus
Callas, chief city construction inspector.
Rather than risk breaking the statue by
removing it from its concrete anchor, the
contractor decided to build a 70-foot
channel and slide Johnson on a sled to
the new spot in the square.
The statue, feuiltthpTibh'cTORtribu-1
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