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Continuing clouds and rain through Wednesday 60 today, 40s tomorrow Candidacy petitions for Student Congress special elections due Suite C, Student Union .'" Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Volume 97, Issue 12 Tuesday, March 21, 1989 Chapel Hill, North Carolina NewsSportsArts 962-0245 Business Advertising 962-1163 ceirastacttnoirc mMM arsroro u u By AMY WAJDA Assistant University Editor The UNC Board of Governors (BOG) has approved the construction of a building on campus to house an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pollution research facility, continuing 20 years of cooperation between UNC and the EPA. The construction of the building, if approved by the N.C. General Assembly, is estimated by the BOG committee on budget and finance to cost $28.2 million. The proposal, approved on March 10, calls for a building of about 120,000 square feet, to be located off Mason Farm Road and South Columbia Street. The construction would be funded by the selling of bonds, or "public aw school committee Buaorownm) By AMY WAJDA Assistant University Editor : The UNC School of Law may soon be headed by a new dean from outside the University, breaking a tradition Of appointing a faculty member to the position. : "Within the next two or three weeks we will be finished with interviewing," said Thomas Hazen, professor of law and search commit tee member. The committee will recommend its choices to Chancellor Paul Hardin, who will make the final decision. The law school has not had a permanent dean since Kenneth Broun H 5 story By RHETA LOGAN Staff Writer The UNC history department has reduced two N.C. history classes to lower numbers as part of a course renumbering process, and some students and faculty members see the change as a de-emphasis of N.C. history. t 1 Li Heads or tails? . A MS 54 ft If ' ,yjf""-' tit I i I : i " - SA1.ii Guy Pinel, a Brooklyn, N.Y., native, works to install a new facade on University Square. fo veo borrowing," said Felix Joyner, vice president for finance at UNC General Administration. The EPA would then pay the University for the construction by paying a long-term lease, he said. "We'd complete the borrowing by signing a lease agree ment that doesn't obligate the Uni versity or the state for the payment of the debt." When the lease expires in 30 years, the University will be allowed to use the building for its own purposes if it wants. If the EPA were to remain in the building, it would still have to pay rent to the University. The EPA has had laboratories on campus since the late 1960s, said Stuart Bondiirant, dean of the School of Medicine. The laboratories are .n jeaoTi left on Jan. 1, 1987. Ronald Link has been acting dean since then. The new dean may break the tradition of deans coming from within the law school. At least the last four law school deans have been chosen from UNC, Link said. William Turnier, professor of law and search committee member, said, "In the law school, historically, that (choosing internal candidates) has happened." But Hazen said the committee was not considering internal candidates now. "We have a number of outside candidates we're looking at. None of the people we're looking at are from depairtme The courses, History I6l and 162, will be lowered to History 66 and 67 by July l. The renumbering process began two years ago, said Harry Watson, chairman of the committee in charge of the overhaul. In 1986, the history curriculum was made up of randomly numbered courses, he said, so department chairman Colin 4 ? . DTH David Surowiecki IflWT H 'HI ? V rml if You can't let other people get your kicks for you. IT clinical research laboratories, designed to study the effects of environmental toxins on humans, said Philip Bromberg, director of the UNC Center for Environmental Medicine and Lung Disease. "The EPA needed a clinical research unit to study the effects on human subjects," Bromberg said. "They decided they needed it on a medical school campus rather than at their main facilities in Research Triangle Park." The labs at UNC are the sole EPA clinical research labs, he said. The EPA programs at UNC have grown as concerns about environ mental standards have increased, said See EPA LAB page 4 searani UNC." Law school officials gave several reasons that the school is looking for an outside candidate. "Most of it comes down to a desire to have things done a little differently," said Turnier. "One of the most significant reasons is that we have not had an outsider for a long time." Link said choosing an outsider could attract someone to the faculty who might not otherwise be available. The law school could also be trying to make a statement with its choice, Link said. "One of the likely reasons See DEAN page 3 Palmer appointed a committee to put the department in some kind of order. Watson said the committee decided to number introductory and survey courses below 50, advanced courses above 100, and introductory courses that were not survey courses between 50 and 100. Because the two N.C. history courses are not survey courses classes that cover a large amount of space or time they were placed in the 50-100 range, he said. Freshmen and sophomores will be able to take the renumbered N.C. history courses, and juniors and seniors will still be able to take them for academic credit, Watson said. The content of lowered courses will remain the same despite the re numbering, he said. Graduate students will still be able to take the N.C history courses after the renumbering takes effect, Watson said. A graduate student can get credit for History 66 or 67 by enrolling in History 299, an indepen Hall of Fame honors By SIMONE PAM Staff Writer UNC journalism professor Jim Shumaker, ABC News correspon dent David Brinkley and former journalism school dean John Adams are among nine people who will be inducted into the North Carolina Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations Halls of Fame on April 9. The other journalism inductees are David Gillespie, a North Carolina native who founded The Gaston Citizen; the late Brodie Griffith, former managing editor of The Charlotte News; and Morris Rosen berg, a Charlotte native who was news editor for Associated Press World Services in New York. The advertising inductee is Charles McKinney, co-founder of the Raleigh advertising agency McKinney and Silver. The public relations inductees are H.C Cranford of Durham, who has worked with Blue Cross and Blue Shield; and Edward Rankin of Concord, former director of public relations for Cannon Mills. The N.C Halls of Fame are based . on career-long accomplishments in the fields of journalism, advertising and public relations, said Richard Cole, dean of the School of Journalism. UNC's School of Journalism began S2 IJ ' r Say 'Ahhh' Guitarist C.C. Deville of Poison a move reminiscent of Michael dent study course. Through this process, the student would attend lectures for History 66 or 67 and complete individual work for the course in History 299, Watson said. "This arrangement makes the courses more appropriate for grad uates," he said. But William Powell, retired pro fessor of N.C. history, said graduate students may think that a lower-level course is too easy or may not be aware of the History 299 arrangement. As a result, these students may go to other area universities for N.C. history education, he said. The History 299 arrangement is explained for graduate students in the course catalogue, said Palmer. Junior Gene Davis said the renum bering of the N.C. history courses was a blatant de-emphasis of N.C. history. "When a class is lowered, that in and of itself is a de-emphasis of the ' course." But Palmer said the renumbering James Shumaker the Hall of Fame in 1981 and serves as the headquarters for all of the state halls. In 1988, the Advertising and Public Relations Hall of Fame was created to recognize individuals in those fields. The individuals in the Hall of Fame must either be natives of the state or distinctly identified with the state, Cole said. The honorees are chosen by a i X- M:::.. goes airborne in Jordan Monday was not meant to de-emphasize N.C. history. The courses were lowered in part to give them a broader appeal, Palmer said. Freshmen and sophomores will now be attracted to the courses because they can fulfill perspective requirements, he said. Davis said while the N.C. history courses will be demanding for grad uate students through the independ ent study arrangement, they will cease to be intensive courses for undergrad uate students. Davis lobbied N.C. legislators and , other state officials last week to gain support for raising the N.C history courses to their previous level. Davis said he received the support of all the officials he talked to, including N.C. Labor Commissioner John Brooks, N.C. Secretary of State Rufus Edmisten and N.C. Senate Majority Leader Henson Barnes. The officials Davis spoke with will write letters to Chancellor Paul Hardin and orofessoir mm John Adams committee including former induc tees, professional journalists, the dean of the school and faculty members, Adams said. Adams was a professor of journal ism for 27 years and was dean of the School of Journalism from 1969 1979. Adams also received a teaching excellence award in 1984 from North Carolina. In addition, he was a See HALL OF FAME page 2 Bob Dylan I :'T r a A, ..L.,.Si,: ::. ,.,,n,, ,- DTHSteven Exum night in the Smith Center. Tesla opened for the group. to UNC-system President CD; Spangler protesting the renumbering,' Davis said. Davis, a Student Congress repre sentative (Dist. 16), said he also planned to write a resolution that could go before the congress by the end of May. The resolution will propose that the courses be raised to their previous level. William Price, director of the N.C. Division of Archives and History, said he thought there would be "perceptible lowering of visibility of North Carolina history by the courses . being moved down." Price also said he hoped the department would realize the impqrr tance of training North Carolinians in state history. "The University produces a lot of political, corporate, and intellectual leaders of North Carolina. The state depends on the student body that comes out of Chapel Hill." ; mMe Great Decision lecture in : Hamilton hall 2- History, economics classes : to get relegion ...3 Bill introduced for minimum : wage hike .....................3 RDU radar system updating discussed ...3 BSM elections to be held .4.:......4 Dentistry school tests new technology 4 Ground broken for municipal building addition ....... 4 Celtic band to perform at ArtsCenter 4 Man refuses to pay American Express bill 5

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