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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 16, 1987, Page 1, Image 1

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" :::i-;. s , - Sl- 4 " f : :: - ..V Jf i :: i-;;:x:-:;S! , :. s .. r t; a n - i 1 ' ii Ii fi t ji-x, 4 ' Breaking away Freshman Ann Marie Lyons waits outside Mclver Residence Hall Thursday afternoon for her ride Dean plans program for racial awareness By KRISTEN GARDNER Assistant University Editor In response to a recent incident of racial harassment, UNC's School of Business Administration will sponsor racial awareness workshops for students and faculty, the school's dean announced Thursday. In a meeting for all students and faculty in the MBA program, Dean Paul Rizzo responded to the incident for the first time and addressed its possible negative effect on the school's reputation. "I can't help but feel a certain amount of shame and embarrass ment," Rizzo said. "I feel compelled to apologize to the black population of the school." The incident, which occurred eight months ago but was not made public until last week, concerned a class assignment which contained an offensive comment about black workers. The assignment, or brief, was slipped into the mail file of a black student. Rizzo said a session dealing with Officials dliscmss possible conflict between research, By KIMBERLY EDENS Assistant University Editor UNC's recent progress as a research university has brought praise and monetary awards pouring in. But amid the kudos for Chancellor Christopher Fordham and the research grants which total more than $100 million, questions continue to arise about the relationship between research and teaching. The conflict between the two is a topic of debate among many admin istrators and faculty, who continue to ask if the attention paid to research 4 ft: .in i raw irtltfJVrntTi home. Lyons, like get an early start racial awareness would be incorpo rated into the MBA student orien tation, starting with next year's program. Similar workshops for faculty members will begin as soon as they can be organized, preferably before the end of this year, Rizzo said. "We have to alert people to their behavior," he said. "Racial harass ment is not just using derogatory names. "We have to identify conduct that isn't acceptable," he said. "We need to make sure people are confronted with behavior that might offend the black community." Rizzo said students and faculty were indignant and distressed about the racial harassment. "The tone of response is gratify ing," he said. "I take heart that it's not being treated lightly." The investigation of the matter is being turned over to the Graduate Student Honor Court, Rizzo said. He See AWARENESS page 2 Research at UNC deprives students instruction. of .quality In a recent interview, Fordham said the relationship is better de scribed as a tension than a conflict. "Teaching and researching go hand in hand," he said. "The critical aspects of being a teacher are mastery of content and caring about students." Researchers are likely to be better teachers because they know the latest If you want to . 1 t " ! 4 it' :-x xx-. 1 1 : i . wo DTHMatt Plyler many other students, wanted to on fall break. Falwell slams Soviets, s religious politicians By LAURIE DUNCAN Staff Writer Lashing out against the Soviet Union, the Rev. Jerry Falwell received a mixture of hisses and applause from a full house at Duke's Page Auditorium Thurs day as he criticized the socialist government for its emphasis on military buildup. "Freedom is the basic moral issue of all issues," but in the Soviet Union, people cannot enjoy the freedoms of speech and reli gion, Falwell said in a speech sponsored by Duke Chapel. "You cannot allow people to think and live in a Marxist Leninist society," he said. "It doesn't work." An advocate of -Reagan's national defense agenda, Falwell said that Americans who think the United States and Soviet Union could end threat of nuclear war and resolve their differences by trusting each other should apply Monday: Past and Present Tuesday: Funding and Fraud Wednesday: Private Industry Thursday: Student Researchers Friday: Conflict with Teaching , developments in their fields, he said, and they communicate their excite ment with the subject to their students. "The joy of learning is very much hide your face, UNC nn By KIMBERLY EDENS Assistant University Editor UNC has been named one of the best research universities in the country, according to a national poll in the upcoming issue of U.S. News and World Report. The University ranks 11th among 204 major research universities that are the leading granters of doctoral degrees, says a national poll of college presidents to be printed in the magazine's Oct. 26 issue. UNC's ranking fell two places from the ninth-place position it held in the same poll in 1985. Provost Samuel Williamson said Thursday night that "ups and downs" in such ratings are natural. nan sttuidy By STEPHANIE MARSHALL Staff Writer As part of a study of the combined effects of alcohol and marijuana, some UNC students are being paid $25 per session to use the drugs while their reactions are monitored. The study is being conducted by Dr. Mario Perez-Reyes, professor of psychiatry and director of the UNC Center for Alcohol Studies. . In the experiment, which will begin in a few weeks, student volunteers will drink liquor and smoke marijuana while working with a machine that tests their manual dexterity and concentration. The participants will receive $50 when they complete the experiments, and $10 each for two initial sessions, earning a total of $220. "We don't yet know what the effects of the interaction between alcohol and marijuana are," said Perez-Reyes, who has been studying the biological effects of illicit drugs, primarily marijuana and cocaine, for that trust to their everyday lives. Doing away with police forces, leaving doors unlocked at night or spending a night in Central Park are actions that would provoke realistic thinking among these people, he said. Falwell hosts the Old-Time Gospel Hour weekly television program, and heads the Moral Majority, a political organization that endorses conservative stances on moral issues. He recently gained notoriety when PTL Chairman Jim Bakker, embroiled in an extramarital sex scandal, handed Falwell control of the PTL ministry. Falwell and his 10-member board of directors resigned from PTL last week after a federal bankruptcy judge refused to endorse their plan for reorgan izing the ministry. Churches have learned from the PTL scandal the importance of See FALWELL page 5 like the thrill of discovery," Fordham said. , The chancellor said the faculty members deserve credit for making UNC the top research university in the Southeast, because the chancel lor's attitude doesnt have a great effect on the quality of teaching. "The main thing is the attitude, quality and curiosity of the faculty," he said. Provost' Samuel Williamson agreed that research benefits teach ing, although he said some problems exist. walk naked. iramnkedl hi A nty "All of this involves a lot of perceptions," he said. "If it were a big drop, we would be worried." UNC must continue to work to maintain its quality, Williamson said. "This represents public recognition of the excellence of the institution, and it makes us proud." UNC tied Cornell University and Irthe Massachusetts Institute of Tech nology for the 11th spot in the poll. Only two public universities were listed above UNC: the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor was 8th and the University of California at Ber keley was 5th. In the poll, the chief executive officers of 1,329 colleges and univer sities were asked to pick the 10 off dre 17 years. "This type of study has not been done before." Perez-Reyez was granted $750,000 by the National Institute of Drug Abuse for a five-year study on the combined effects of alcohol and illicit drugs. He said the alcohol and marijuana experiment, which will last a year and a half, is the first part of the study. In future experiments, Perez-Reyes "will study the effects of alcohol with cocaine and amphetamines. Some of the students will be given placebos during the study, and some will use combinations of drugs and placebos. They will not know whether they are receiving "real" drugs or not. Perez-Reyes said this is necessary to avoid psychological bias on the part of the research subjects. "I am interested in finding out what the effects are of using these drugs with alcohol, as opposed to using alcohol with marijuana," Perez Reyes said. "Intuitively, you would think that since cocaine and amphet r v. sX mm illi stiffs; Jerry Falwell gives speech at "I know that there are times that someone is a better researcher than teacher, and a better teacher than researcher," he said. "But when we bring them in, we believe no teachers will be poor teachers, just like we believe no students will be poor students." One of the most controversial questions is whether the University cares more about researching than teaching. Most administrators and faculty agreed that research is given more weight than teaching ability when Stanislaw Lec v:SK:ra&:58 ? -v x :::: :'x .- -x-xx . ... Art At ? (J iK universities which provided the best ; undergraduate education, based on ; cohesiveness of curriculum, quality of ; teaching, student-faculty relations ; and the atmosphere of learning ; fostered by the campuses. Of the 764 university presidents who responded, 24.5 percent listed UNC in the top 10. According to the poll, the top four universities in the country are Stan ford, Harvard, Yale and Princeton universities, in that order. Other Southeastern universities named in the top 25 were Duke University at 7th, the University of Virginia at 15th, the College of William and Mary at 22nd and Emory University at 25th. ffect amines are stimulants and alcohol is a depressant, the effects would counteract each other, while the effects of marijuana and alcohol would intensify each other. But we don't really know." For the six weeks of the experi ment, the students in the experiment will be in the laboratory once a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. During that time, researchers will use machines to test the students' dexterity and concentration. The machines have a series of colored buttons and a screen which flashes random numbers that are received from a computer terminal. The students will be instructed to press a certain button when a certain number appears. The accuracy of their reactions will be measured and converted into a number by the computer, and as an incentive they will receive $2 for every score within 4 to 5 percent of their See DRUGS page 2 If ::. " k v v x I..: :h DTHMatt Piyler Duke University on Thursday night teacMn promotions are granted. But they also said professors still should sharpen their teaching skills. Williamson said that once a pro fessor is granted tenure, the emphasis from the administration on teaching and research is equal. "Tenure balances teaching and research, with a slight edge to research," he said. "After that, it's up to the professor." Paul Brandes, professor of speech communications, disagreed. He said See RESEARCH page 3 V I ! I i

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